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Sep
14
Sat
Norway Savings Bank Loon Echo Trek @ Shawnee Peak
Sep 14 @ 7:30 am
Norway Savings Bank Loon Echo Trek @ Shawnee Peak | Bridgton | Maine | United States

Join us for the 19th annual Loon Echo Trek, presented by Norway Savings Bank! Hike or run from Denmark to Bridgton over Pleasant Mountain, Southern Maine’s tallest Mountain at 2,006′. All proceeds from this event support Loon Echo Land Trust’s conservation efforts in the Lake Region.

The Details
-Registration and bib pick-up will occur at the Shawnee Peak Base Lodge.
-Plenty of parking is available for trekkers and their families!
-Trekkers can start their run/hike at any time between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.
-Shuttles will take hikers and runners to the Southwest Ridge Trail summit parking area from Shawnee Peak every 20-30 minutes.
-Trekkers finish at Shawnee Peak Base Lodge where they are greeted with food! And beer! (cost included in registration for Trekkers). Additional meals may be purchased for family members and friends for $15.
-First 70 registrants receive a free t-shirt

The Route
Check-in at Shawnee Peak Maine base lodge
Shuttle to Southwest Ridge Trail head
Hike up Southwest Ridge Trail to Southwest Summit
Continue to Main Summit
Continue on Bald Peak Trail to Shawnee Summit
Return to Shawnee Peak Base Lodge via “The Main”
Eat food, drink beer, get prizes!!

Three rest stops along the trail provide encouragement and snacks to Trekkers.

Entry Fees:
Adult Hike – $50
Youth Hike – $35
Adult Run – $50

For more information visit www.lelt.org/trek!

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/2210275749015959/

Sep
15
Sun
Second Nature Hike Series @ Noyes Mnt in Greenwood
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am
Second Nature Hike Series @ Noyes Mnt in Greenwood

Come explore the Second Nature Hikes with us and earn your digital badge. We will be exploring each of the trails in the series over the course of 2019. The following dates have been set.

The Trails

May 18 Packard Trail in Buckfield: meet a tFare Share at 9am or trail head at 9:15am
May 19 Whitecap Mnt in Rumford: meet at Fare Share parking lot at 9am
June 29 Glassface Ledges Trail in Rumford: meet at Fare Share parking lot at 9am
Sept 15 Noyes Mnt in Greenwood: meet at 172 Richardson Hollow Rd at 9am

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/327638951432696/