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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Sterling Marsh Hike

 
I'm a day behind on posting activities. This hike was yesterday- our monthly outing with the Spirit of the Woods Chapter of the North Country Trail Association. We went to Sterling Marsh and hiked about four miles on the North Country Trail.

Here's the open area of the marsh as seen from the trail.

Sterling Marsh

We had 19 hikers, most of whom are in the picture. It's the largest group we've had for a while, and it was a little bit of a surprise because it was the coldest morning we've had yet this fall.

hikers

There was a little snow on the ground. It hardly showed except where it had no competition on this section of boardwalk.

hikers

Someone else had been using the boardwalk too. Do you know who?

raccoon tracks
(a raccoon)

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3 comments:

Lin said...

Wow! That's quite the turnout for a chilly hike. How fun, though. Glad the raccoon wasn't there to join you.

Ann said...

Nice that you had a such a good turnout for the hike.
I actually guessed right on who those tracks belonged to

Secondary Roads said...

I recognize those prints. Don't let my chicken-raising neighbor see them.

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