Red Sandstone Trail at Sugar Island [S-18-45]

Presenter: Blair Madore
Location: Red Sandstone Trail
Classes: 1 Session 2.0 hours
Dates: Tue 9:00 AM 05/01
Status: Course Closed

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Walk a section of the Red Sandstone Trail along the Raquette River south of Potsdam. Discover some of the geology of the area, learn about the history of hydropower on the river, and enjoy the scenic natural surroundings.

Blair Madore is a long time ADK outings leader and Boy Scout leader. He is currently the trail coordinator for the Red Sandstone Trail.

NOTES: 1) Session [44] meets at the trailhead at Hannawa Falls; Session [45] meets at the trailhead at Sugar Island, i.e. at the northern trailhead of the Red Sandstone Trail – off the back Hannawa road near the Sweeney Road. (See trail maps posted on the Red Sandstone course pages on the SOAR website.)

2) To participate in either of these two courses, you need to be able to walk 3 miles over uneven ground. Hiking poles are not necessary but recommended.

3) Please wear running shoes or boots, bring at least 1 liter of water, and dress for the weather each day we are outside.

4) Sign up for either walk or both walks [44] and /or [45].

Cap: 24 each class session.

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