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Trail Talk 245 January 11th 2023

On December 21st fourteen  hikers enjoyed the Lobb trail on a nice sunny day before the blizzard on Friday hit. On the Boxing Day outing the snow was typically just over one foot deep, so snowshoes were needed for the three of us out on the Hullett Sugar Bush trails.more…

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Hike January 8!

Where: Boundary Bridge to Auburn Bridge When: Sunday, January 8th, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Rating: This is a Level 2, moderately paced hike, expect to take approximately 3.5 hours. This is a make-up end to end hike that was rescheduled due to weather so you still have an opportunity tomore…

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Trail Talk 244 December 28th 2022

On December 16th on the Woodlands Nature trail I saw another fall mushroom on a fallen branch, which was covered with snow a few days later. I could not determine its variety, possibly Turkey tails. A hiker was surprised to learn that white squirrels are seen outside Exeter.  I havemore…

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Trail Talk 242 December 14th 2022

I have recently noticed when hiking, that I have rarely seen any birds, except for some crows at Bannockburn Tract and during drives to the trails.  When I first came to Huron County I noticed one big difference between the Voyageur Trail and here.  I nearly always saw or heardmore…

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Trail Talk 240 November 30th 2022

With the arrival of snow the Tuesday Trompers have gone onto their usual winter schedule of alternating between hiking the Maitland Woods trail and the Sifto/GART trails. December 6th is scheduled for the Sifto loop and December 13th the Maitland Woods.  However if conditions change the hike may be atmore…