Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, 5:30 pm: Hike up Blue Mountain
General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.
Specific info for this hike: Blue Mountain is the second highest peak on St. Croix. The terrain is moderate to very steep. Total time should be about 2.5 hours. Total distance is 3.7 - 4 miles. We will discuss the natural, cultural, & historical aspects of the site. Bring a flashlight (or two), your water and snacks, etc. Olasee Davis, ecologist, is our tour guide. For more information, call Catherine, 340-772-2073, or www.stcroixhiking.org
Meet at 5:30pm on Route 73 at the bottom of the hill, across from the new bridge in Frangipani. See the meeting spot on Google Maps.
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