Holiday hike and beer/food and Von Trapp afterwards
Nature Walk DATE: 01/16/2023 - 01/16/2023
Trip/Event Location: Stowe, VT
Trip Leader(s): Helvetic Hiker
Max # People: 25
Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money
Difficulty Level: Easy
The scoop: 5.1 miles, less than 1,000 foot gain.
It's a modified version of this AllTrails hike: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/vermont/sterling-gorge-loop-via-catamount-trail
Use the following link: https://www.google.com/maps?q=sterling+gorge+falls+parking+%26+trailhead
or type "G7QJ+P4 Stowe, Vermont" in a google search engine.
We started the hike 25 minutes late as our trip leader went to the wrong trailhead.
The weather was seasonal with temps in the mid 20's. We did about a mile in brand new snow.
Our hike took us to a vista where we enjoyed some tasty chocolate truffle courtesy of Jeff.
The trail was pretty deserted saved for another hiker, one cross-country skier and a little black mouse.
We closed the day at the Van Trapp brewery.
Many thanks for all who signed up.
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