GMC sets hike for Sept. 29

MANCHESTER - The Manchester Section of the Green Mountain Club will be hiking up to Baker Peak with geologist Chris Burke on Sept. 29. Those interested in participating should meet at the Shaw's in Manchester at 8:30 a.m. to car pool.

The hike will begin at the trail head at South End Road in Danby and clumb up Lake Trail to the Baker Peak Trail to the Long Trail to Baker Peak - 2.9 miles and 2,130 feet elevation - and return via the Long Trail to Griffith Lake and down the Lake Trail to South End Road, which would be 5.2 miles total for the day.

Along the way geologist Burke will provide insight into the geology of the area, especially the summit of Baker Peak.

Those planning to attend should bring lunch, snacks, fluids, rain gear, extra layers and a hat. RSVP to leaders Marge Fish 802-824-3662, (c) 802-384-3654, or Chris Burke


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