Thursday, July 17, 2014

Complete 2014 OTHH A-Group Hikes Schedule


2014 OTHH A-Group Hikes for May through October
                          
Following is the latest 2014 Spring hiking schedule for the A Group.

The A-group leaders request a phone call prior to the hike to discuss expected conditions, potential car spots, and gear list, and so forth.

Meeting Places:
ñ  The Library is the Wentworth Library on Route 109 in Center Sandwich. Please park opposite the tennis courts
ñ  The Chapel is the Meeting House on Route 25 opposite Vittum Hill Road.
ñ  The Burger King is the Ashland Burger King, off exit 24, in the back lot.
ñ  The Holderness Police/Fire Station is at 922 Route 3, Holderness.

Date,    Mountain                Leader / Phone
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 06, Belknaps                John Buckley / 533-8167
            Leader’s Choice
May 13, Waumbek               Frank Siraco / 253-4202
May 20, Jackson                 Dick Russell / 253-7884
May 27, Whiteface/Passaconaway Karen Maineri / 744-5644

June 03, Mooselaukee          Lisa Wardlaw / 253-8251
June 10, Osceolas                Karen Maineri / 744-5644
June 17, Garfield                 Ellen Garneau / 279-8910
June 24, Tripyramids            Sandy Price / 520-0918
                                       
July 01, Cannon                  Claude Cormier / 284-7155
July 08, Carrigain                Dick Russell / 253-7884
July 11, A-Group Planning     7 PM at Mary Cullen’s residence
July 15, Hancocks                Bert Hansen / 476-5461
July 22, Kinsmans                Noël Bodwell / 707-0982
July 29, Jefferson                 Deb Guyer / 455-7089

Aug 05, Wash./Monroe or
            Cabot                    Karen Maineri / 744-5644
Aug 12, Owlshead               Sandy Price / 520-0918
Aug 19, Isolation                Mary Cullen / 284-7184
Aug 26, Twins & Galehead    John Buckley / 533-8167 or 253-4025

Sep 02, Adams & Madison    Noël Bodwell / 707-0982 or
                                        Ellen Garneau / 279-8910
Sep 09, Bonds                    Frank Siraco / 253-4202
Sep 16, Franconia Ridge       Karen Maineri / 744-5644
Sep 23, Flume & Liberty       Bert Hansen / 476-5461
Sep 30, Cabot                    Dick Russell / 253-7884

Oct 07, Bearcamp Trail Day
           Details to follow      John Buckley / 533-8167
Oct 14, Lincoln Lafayette     Claude Cormier / 284-7155
Oct 21, Carters & Carter Dome      Ellen Garneau / 279-8910 or
                                                Noël Bodwell / 707-0982
Sep 28, Hale & Sugarloafs    Bert Hansen / 476-5461

Happy trails!!!

Any changes or updates can be emailed to othhikers@gmail.com and I will update our website (www.overthehillhikers.blogspot.com) as soon as possible.


Abbas Farazdel

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

2014 Schedule for Turtle (C) Hikes

                 SCHEDULE FOR  TURTLE (C) HIKES – 2014


   Please call the leader to tell her you plan to come on the hike.

June 3    -  Intervale/Kusumpe Loop  -  10:00 Library -  Sue Speers – 284-7770          

June 10   -  The Rattlesnakes  -  9:00 Library -  Sue Speers – 284-7770

June 17   -  Smart Brook Loop – 9:00 Library -  Sue Speers – 284-7770
                                                       
June 24   -  Mt. Katharine -  9:30 Library - Ruth MacDougall–284-6451
                                                                                           
July 1   -     Sunset Rock  -  9:00 Library – Ruth MacDougall – 284-6451

July 8   -    Pemi Trail  -  8:30 Library  -  Sue Speers – 284-7770

July 15 -  Kimball Woods -  9:00 Library - Ruth  MacDougall –284-6451

July 22 -   Sawyer Pond -  8:30 Chapel -  Ann Speers – 284-6519

July 29  -   Black Cap – 9:00 Chapel – Ann Speers – 284-6519

August 5 – Old Home Week in Sandwich: White Elephant Sale

August 12 –  Boulder Loop – 8:30 Library – Jane Harrington 284-7347

August 19  -  Elephant Ear & Ammonoosuc Lake – Chapel 9:00 - Bill Trakat – 284-7347
                                                                                                               
August 26 – Oak Hill – 8:30 Library – Ruth MacDougall – 284-6451

September 2   - Blue Job  8:30 Chapel  - Ann Speers – 284-6519

September 9  - Zealand Hut  - 8:00 Chapel – Jane Harrington –
                                                                                      253-6999

September 16 – Quincy Bog – 9:30 Library – Ruth MacDougall –
                                                                                                        284-6451

September 23 -  Mt. Willard – 8:30 Chapel – Ann Speers – 284-6519

September 30 – Mt. Major – 8:30 Library – Fred Bowden – 284-7412

October 7 –  Arethusa & Frankenstein Falls - 8:30 Library – Jane Harrington – 253-6999.  Stay tuned: there may be an all OTH Hikers
Hike on all or parts of the Bearcamp Trail with a picnic at Mead Base
after, replacing this hike.

October 14 -  Greeley Ponds – 8:30 Chapel – Ruth MacDougall
                                                                                      284-7451

October 21 -  Winnepesaukee River Trail – 8:30 Library – Sue Bowden
                                                                                                                284-7412

October 28 -  End of Season Picnic – 12:00 Mead Base – Bring your own hot dogs/hamburgers to cook plus something to share (chips, cookies, etc).  May be replaced by picnic on October 7 and the two Falls hike here instead.


Library = Wentworth Library on Main Street, Sandwich, park near first
Tennis court.

Chapel = East Sandwich Chapel on Rte 25, across from Vittum Hill Road.


Anyone who would like to supplant Ruth McDougall or Sue Speers as leaders, feel free to volunteer!  At this point, we don’t know who will comprise the Turtle Squadron! 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

B-Group Hikes for 2014 Spring

OTHH B-Group Hikes for 2014 Spring
                          
Following is the latest 2014 Spring hiking schedule for the B Group.

The B-group leaders request a phone call prior to the hike to discuss expected conditions, potential car spots, and gear list, and so forth.

Meeting Places:
ñ  The Library is the Wentworth Library on Route 109 in Center Sandwich. Please park opposite the tennis courts
ñ  The Chapel is the Meeting House on Route 25 opposite Vittum Hill Road.
ñ  The Burger King is the Ashland Burger King, off exit 24, in the back lot.
ñ  The Holderness Police/Fire Station is at 922 Route 3, Holderness.

Date,    Mountain                Leader / Phone
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13, Webster (Sandwich) Sue Bowden / 284-7412
            Leader’s Choice
May 20, Turtleback              Judy Ryerson / 253-7333
May 27, Hedgehog              Kathy Thorndike / 707-7598

June 03, Welch-Dickey         Ginger Ishkanian / 207-577-0966
June 10, Paugus                  Leader Needed
June 17, Chocorua (M)         Anne Knight / 279-5019 or 868-5801
June 24, Stinson                  Henry Metzger / 253-8036
                                       
July 01, Leader’s Choice       Ann Bastis / 569-7059 or 998-0759
July 08, Sugarloaf (M & N)    Ginger Ishkanian / 207-577-0966
July 15, Potash                    Kathy Thorndike / 707-7598

Happy trails!!!

Any changes or updates can be emailed to othhikers@gmail.com and I will update our website (www.overthehillhikers.blogspot.com) as soon as possible.

Abbas Farazdel

Saturday, April 12, 2014

A-Group Hikes for Spring 2014

OTHH A-Group Hikes for 2014 Spring
                          
Following is the latest 2014 Spring hiking schedule for the A Group.

The A-group leaders request a phone call prior to the hike to discuss expected conditions, potential car spots, and gear list, and so forth.

Meeting Places:
ñ  The Library is the Wentworth Library on Route 109 in Center Sandwich. Please park opposite the tennis courts
ñ  The Chapel is the Meeting House on Route 25 opposite Vittum Hill Road.
ñ  The Burger King is the Ashland Burger King, off exit 24, in the back lot.
ñ  The Holderness Police/Fire Station is at 922 Route 3, Holderness.

Date,    Mountain                Leader / Phone
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 06, Belknaps                John Buckley / 533-8167
            Leader’s Choice
May 13, Waumbek               Frank Siraco / 253-4202
May 20, Jackson                 Dick Russell / 253-7884
May 27, Whiteface/Passaconaway Karen Maineri / 744-5644

June 03, Mooselaukee          Lisa Wardlaw / 253-8251
June 10, Osceolas                Karen Maineri / 744-5644
June 17, Garfield                 Ellen Garneau / 279-8910
June 24, Tripyramids            Sandy Price / 520-0918
                                       
July 01, Cannon                  Claude Cormier / 284-7155
July 08, Carrigain                Dick Russell / 253-7884
July 11, A-Group Planning     7 PM at Mary Cullen’s residence
July 15, Hancocks                Bert Hansen / 476-5461
July 22, Kinsmans                Noël Bodwell / 707-0982
July 29, Jefferson                 Deb Guyer / 455-7089

Happy trails!!!

Any changes or updates can be emailed to othhikers@gmail.com and I will update our website (www.overthehillhikers.blogspot.com) as soon as possible.

Abbas Farazdel

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Complete OTHH A-Group Hikes for 2013





OTHH A-Group Hikes for 2013 Spring and Fall
                          
Following is the latest 2013 complete hiking schedule for the A Group.

The A-group leaders request a phone call prior to the hike to discuss expected conditions, potential car spots, and gear list, and so forth.

Meeting Places:
ñ  The Library is the Wentworth Library on Route 109 in Center Sandwich. Please park opposite the tennis courts
ñ  The Chapel is the Meeting House on Route 25 opposite Vittum Hill Road.
ñ  The Burger King is the Ashland Burger King, off exit 24, in the back lot.
ñ  The Holderness Police/Fire Station is at 922 Route 3, Holderness.

Date,    Mountain                Leader / Phone
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 07, Ho Jo’s                   Lisa Wardlaw /253-8251
May 14, Cannon                  Claude Cormier / 284-7155
May 21, Tecumseh               Frank Siraco / 253-4202
May 28, Hale                      Dick Russell / 253-7884

June 04, Carrigain               Claude Cormier / 284-7155
June 11, Cabot                    Mary Cullen / 284-7184
June 18, Isolation                Bert Hansen / 476-5461
June 25, Jefferson               Mary Cullen / 284-7184
June 28, Summer Planning    7 PM at Mary Cullen’s residence
                                       
July 02, Owl’s Head              Frank Siraco / 253-4202
July 09, Lafayette Lincoln     Deb Guyer / 455-7089
July 16, Madison & Adams    Noël Bodwell / 707-0982;
Ellen Garneau / 279-8910
July 23, Twins & Galehead     Mary Cullen / 284-7184
July 30, Osceolas                 Claude Cormier / 284-7155

Aug 06, Eisenhower & Pierce Karen Maineri / 744-5644
        or
            Washington Monroe Bert Hansen / 476-5461      
Aug 13, Wildcats                 Abbas Farazdel / 707-6377
                                        (Dick Russell finishes)
Aug 20, Isolation                 Dick Russell / 253-7884
Aug 27, Tom Field Willey       Ellen Garneau / 279-8910;
                                        Noël Bodwell / 707-0982

Sep 03, The Bonds              Claude Cormier / 284-7155;
                                        Frank Siraco / 253-4202
Sep 10, Carters/Carter Dome Frank Siraco / 253-4202
Sep 17, Waumbek               Mary Cullen / 284-7184       
Sep 24, Flume & Liberty       Bert Hansen / 476-5461

Oct 01, Kinsmans                John Buckley / 253-4025
Oct 08, Whiteface/Passaconaway Sandy Price / 520-0918
Oct 15, Moriah                    John Buckley / 253-4025     
Oct 22, Hancocks                        Karen Maineri / 744-5644
Oct 29, Annual Picnic!

Happy trails!!!

Any changes or updates can be emailed to othhikers@gmail.com and I will update our website (www.overthehillhikers.blogspot.com) as soon as possible.

Abbas Farazdel

Friday, May 10, 2013

C (aka Turtle) Hikes Schedule - 2013



OVER THE HILL HIKERS:  SEASON SCHEDULE - 2013
C  (a/k/a TURTLE)   HIKES
June 4:  Intervale Pond/Kusumpe Loop – Sue Speers (284-7770) 10:00 at the Library
June 11: Great Bay Wildlife Hike – Ruth MacDougall (284-6451) 8:30 at
the Library
June 18: Mt. Katherine – Walter Johnson (284-7118) 9:00 at the Library
June 25: Rattlesnakes – Sue Speers (284-7770) 9:30 at the Library
July 2:  Crotched Mountain – Ruth MacDougall (284-6451) 8:30 at the Library
July 9: Smarts Brook Loop – Jocelyn Gutchess (284-6866) 9:00 at the Library
July 16: Quincy Bog – Kirk Dougall (284-6451) 9:30 at the Library
July 23: Oak Hill – Sue Speers (284-7770) 9:00 at the Library
July 30: Uncanoonucs – Ruth MacDougall (284-6451) 8:30 at the Library
August 6: Kimball Forest – Kirk Dougall (284-6451) 9:00 at the Library
August 13:  NO HIKE – SANDWICH OLD HOME WEEK
August 20: Elephant Head & Ammonoosuc Lake – Bill Trakat (284-7347) 9:00 at the Chapel
August 27: Black Cap – Ann Speers (284-6519) 9:00 at Chapel
September 3:  Castle in the Clouds/Sunset Rock – Walter Johnson (284-7118) 9:00 at the Library
September 10: Sawyer Pond – Ann Speers (284-6519) 8:30 at the Chapel
September 17: Pine Mountain – Walter Johnson (284-7118) 8:30 at the Chapel
September 24: Pemi Trail – Sue Speers (284-7770) 8:30 at the Library
  
October 1: Blue Job – Ruth MacDougall (284-6451) 8:30 at the Chapel
October 8: Artist’s Bluff – Sue Speers (284-7770) 8:30 at the Library
October 15: Lovewell Mountain – Ruth MacDougall (284-6451) 8:30 at the Library
October 22: Winnepesaukee Trail – Sue Bowden (284-7412) 8:30 at the Library
October 29: END OF SEASON PICNIC.
Meeting Places:
The Library is the Wentworth Library on Rte 109 in Center Sandwich.  Please park opposite the tennis courts.
The Chapel is the East Sandwich Chapel on Rte 25 opposite Vittum Hill Rd.