Monday, February 4, 2008

Yankee Springs Hike Open to All

Chief Noonday Hikers
Chief Noonday Hikers
Join us (that's the Chief Noonday Chapter of the North Country Trail Association) for our February hike - on the Long Lake and the Sassafras Trails in the Yankee Springs Recreation Area this coming Saturday, February 9. It'll be our Chief Noonday Winter Hike III.

For those who like to hike on a full stomach, we'll enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Hastings Big Boy at 8:00 AM.

Then we'll convoy to the Long Lake Trailhead on Briggs Rd. at 9:30 AM. Roadside parking. We'll spot vehicles at the Chief Noonday trail and hike back on the Chief Noonday and Long Lake Trails to the cars. For those who are up to it, an additional hike is available on Sassafras Trail across the road.

Note that the Google Map shows the wrong road name at the location of the Long Lake trailhead -- it is Briggs Rd, not "Gun Lake Rd," which comes from the east and becomes Briggs Rd at Gun Lake.)

All the details and links to maps for directions are posted on our Events Calendar. Any last minute changes will be posted there too.

Long range forecast calls for a typical Michigan February day - cloudy with temps in the upper 20's, about a 30% chance of precip. Since they're talking the possibility of rain on Monday and Tuesday with temps hovering at or above freezing, the snow probably won't be deep.

Hope to see you there.

by Mick Hawkins
Chief Noonday Chapter NCTA
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