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First Day Hike on the Appalachian Trail

Happy Hill Shelter on the Appalachian Trail

Guide Names: Kathy Astrauckas and Bob Hagen, Upper Valley Ottauquechee Section of GMC

To register or for more information: 802-785-4311, email:

Meeting time: Please email or call for meeting time.

Meeting Location: Norwich, VT 05055

Hike description: Moderate hike. A.T.  Loop with Cossingham Road, Norwich, VT, to Happy Hill Shelter. Lovely woods, lots of short ups & downs.  ~ 4 mi., 800' elev. gain.  Moderate.  Conditions will determine what type of footgear is required (snowshoes or microspikes).  Contact leaders for meeting time and place.  Short carpool required from meeting place to trailhead; masks required for the carpool.

Start Date
January 1, 2023 - 10:00 AM
End Date
January 1, 2023 - 1:00 PM