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Adventure East, Snowshoe Hike

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2023

Explore winter ecology on beautiful Trustees properties while becoming acquainted with the wild world and let Adventure East be your guide. This winter wonderland adventure will begin with a brief explanation of the human history on the location followed by an exploration of the wild world. Learn about winter track and sign, what animals are moving in the snow, and who is tunneling beneath. We will also explore how plant life adapts to darker and colder temperatures and which birds stay for the winter. This adventure is for all ages. Snowshoes or shoe spikes and poles will be provided to make this a safe and enjoyable experience.

Price:$35
Age:All
Fitness Level:All
Skill Level:All
Waiver: Each participant, or their guardian, must sign a waiver to participate in an Adventure East experience. Following payment of your online booking, your reservation confirmation will include a link to e-sign the waiver. Due to insurance requirements, we are unable to accommodate guests who do not sign a waiver.

Trustees: Bullitt Reservation

Located in Ashfield and Conway, this historic, 262-acre property features a blend of forests, open fields, and wetlands and links conservation lands totaling roughly 3,000 acres.

February 21
10am

Trustees: Chesterfield Gorge

A Trustees property since 1929, Chesterfield Gorge is an historic landscape comprised of primarily forested land and a 1.5 – mile stretch of the Westfield River, which over time, carved the feature for which the property is named.

February 22
10am

Trustees: Mt Warner

Nestled among the Mill River, the North Hadley Pond, and Lake Warner, this 156-acre property is comprised of a mix of forest types and wetlands and provides homes to an array of wildlife such as beavers, wood frogs, deer, and common New England forest critters.

March 12
10am

Field Farm

Located in Williamstown, MA. The Field Farm property boasts more than 300 acres of open fields, woods, and wetlands with four miles of footpaths. Perfect for an idyllic day trip with views of Mt. Greylock, the landscape is both peaceful and memorable.

Feb 12
10am

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS EXPERIENCE

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

2-hour guided experience with a naturalist

Snowshoes, spikes, and trekking poles

WHAT TO BRING

Layers appropriate to the temperatures (hat, gloves, insulated layers)

Warm hiking boots and thick socks (extra pair)

Plenty of drinking water and some snacks

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
EST
Website:
https://www.adventureeast.com/details/winter-ecology-snowshoe-walks

Organizer

 Adventure East
Phone:
413-800-5345
View Organizer Website