Daily Hampshire Gazette - Established 1786
P/sunny
86°
P/sunny
Hi 87° | Lo 65°

Heading Outdoors

 Winter Trails Day — A day of free outdoor winter activities takes place today at Notchview Reservation, Route 9, Windsor. Cross-country ski lessons, wax clinic, snowshoe hike. Trail fees half-price; free for first-timers. For more information go to www.notchview.org or call 684-0148.

 Snowshoe Ramble: Porcupines and Stone Quarries — Moderately strenuous hike takes place today from 1 to 4:30 p.m., at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Free; no previous experience required. $16 snowshoe rental. Preregistration required; call (800)859-2960.

Snowshoeing for Ages 60 and Over — All Out Adventures sponsors a free program on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mount Tom State Reservation, Route 5, Holyoke. Equipment provided. For information call 527-8980 or email info@alloutadventures.

 Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club — Weekly fun runs are held at Whiting Reservoir on Mount Tom on Thursdays at 8 a.m. For information go to vwrc.org.

 Naked Shrubs: Shrubs in Winter — An indoor/outdoor program takes place Jan. 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $25. For information call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Introduction to Snowshoeing for Women — Program takes place Jan. 19 from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Preregistration required. Free; no previous experience required. $16 snowshoe rental. For information call (800) 859-2960.

 Wildlife Tracking in Moose Country — Earthwork Programs sponsors tracking program on Jan. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m., in Conway. Fee: $35 person; $50 adult and one child; additional family rates available. For information call 522-0338 or go to www.earthworksprograms.com.

 Winter Emergency Survival and Self-Sufficiency Workshop — Earthwork Programs sponsors a program Jan. 20 from 1-4 p.m., in Ashfield. Fee: $35-$50. For information call 522-0338 or go to www.earthworksprograms.com

Snowshoeing for Ages 60 and Over — All Out Adventures sponsors free program on Jan. 23 and Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the DAR State Forest, Route 112, Goshen. Equipment provided. For information call 527-8980 or email info@alloutadventures.

Quabbin Reservoir Field Walk — Hitchcock Center sponsors a field walk with naturalist John Green on Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Quabbin Reservoir, Belchertown. Free. Preregistration required; call 256-6006.

Snowshoeing Under the Wolf Moon — Program takes place Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Preregistration required. Free and open to ages 12 and older. $16 snowshoe rental. Call (800) 859-2960.

Full Moon Getaway — Franklin Land Trust sponsors benefit on Jan. 27 at 1 p.m., at Stumps Sprouts Cross Country Ski Center, Hawley. Cross country ski, snowshoe or hike. Come for the afternoon, dinner or the Moonlight Frolic, or stay overnight. For information, call 625-9151, franklinlandtrust.org to register; or register online at https://skireg.com/Net/3444

Winter Wilderness Weekend for Adults — Earthwork Programs sponsors a weekend of events Feb. 16-17, in the foothills of the Berkshires. Fee of $350-$450 on a sliding scale includes food, lodging, workshops. For information go to www.earthworkprograms.com, 522-0338.

Items for Heading Outdoors may be mailed to the Daily Hampshire Gazette at 115 Conz St., Northampton, Ma. 01060; faxed to 585-5299; or emailed to calendar@gazettenet.com.

There are no comments yet. Be the first!
Post a Comment

You must be registered to comment on stories. Click here to register.