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SUSTAINING MEMBERS ONLY: KILBURN POND HIKE/SWIM/SUNBATHE

Swim/Sunbathe
DATE: Aug 17, 2019
END DATE: Aug 17, 2019

Trip/Event Location: Hinsdale NH

Trip Leader(s)


Gandalf
Campton, NH United States,

JDNnh
Manchester, NH United States

Meeting Time: 1:00 PM

Max # People: 25

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level:

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Region: New England

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Summary

As part of the GO Gathering, take a leisurely hike for swimming/sunbathing at Kilburn Pond in Pisgah State Park, a short drive from MountainSide!

In the heat of summer there's nothing more refreshing than a cool dip in a remote pond! A swimming experience on the more natural and secluded side [without lifeguards, swimsuit optional]. There is a spot with large rocks on the shoreline good for sunbathing and swimming at this secluded pond!

The hike starts out following an old gravel road, Kilburn Road where in .06 miles we reach the start of the loop. We’ll take a right in about 0.1 mile we’ll look for herd paths that will lead us to a rocky outcropping where we can sunbathe and swim. We plan on spending a couple of hours here for sunbathing and multiple dips into Kilburn Pond! Feeling refreshed, it will be a short walk back to our cars. 

Bring water, lunch, snacks, towel, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc. If there are people nearby we'll have to wear swim trunks so please bring them. 

We will meet at the MountainSide Campground Canteen at 1:00PM to arrange carpooling to the trailhead.

If you are NOT spending the weekend at MountainSide Campground, here is the address: 

MountainSide
87 McDonald River
Hinsdale, NH 03451

Use Google to map out driving directions. Enter your starting address and the campground address.

Trip Leader(s)

Gandalf

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Campton, NH


United States
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JDNnh

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Manchester, NH


United States
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hudsonvalleyguy

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate


Hudson, NY


United States
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GlennCanoe

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Rochester NH area, NH


United States
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mecyclingrunner

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


LEWISTON, ME


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