White Memorial Winter Outing
Cross-Country Skiing DATE: 02/07/2015 - 02/07/2015
Trip/Event Location: Litchfield, CT
Trip Leader(s): jonathanclark
Max # People: 12
Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Please come join us for a few hours enjoying the many miles of trails throughout this beautiful private property located in Litchfield CT. Depending up on conditions we'll be hiking (little...
From the Hartford area (84 & 91, 45 minutes from Hartford to Litchfield) take 84W to Route 4W (Exit 39 for Farmington). Continue on 4W to Harwinton. Then take Route 118W and continue into Litchfield Center. Take Route 202W and in approximately 2 miles (just after the Dutch Epicure Shop and Patty’s Restaurant) turn left onto Bissell Road. Take your next immediate right - sign for White Memorial - onto White Hall Road which will lead into the WMCC parking area - follow signs for the museum. We’ll meet in the parking lot and/or museum between 9:30 and 10AM.
Only 3 participants showed up, which was disappointing given the nearly perfect snow conditions. However, we made the best of it and had a great time skiing the extensive trails in the beautiful and varied private conservation area. A new coating of nearly 1" of powder while we were skiing made everything a proverbial "winter wonderland." A late luch of soup and pizza made for a perfect finale.
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