Summer Hike Series


The 2013 Greenway Summer Hike Series

The Sunapee Ragged Kearsarge Greenway (SRKG) is offering a series of exciting Summer hikes in the LakeSunapee region. The hikes, as always, offer a variety of terrain and conditions.

Please contact the hike leader in advance to get the details. All hikes are free and led by volunteers. Please be aware that some of the hikes are much more difficult than others and participants are encouraged to evaluate their capabilities carefully before joining any group.  Bring water and a snack but please leave dogs at home.   


June 23 (Sun)
Summit Mt Kearsarge – the highest point on the Greenway. Starting at Kearsarge Valley Road in Sutton hike up onto Bear mountain using the Lincoln Trail and on to summit of Mt Kearsarge. Distance is about 10 miles round trip. Difficult with significant elevation. There are excellent views. (Difficult) Dave Gardner, 

June 29 (Sat)
Start and finish at the Mt.Sunapee 
Parking lot using the Elliot Ski trail to the Sunbowl access road to the rim trail connecting to the Newbury trail and then completing the rest of trail 1 going by LakeSolitude and down the Summit trail to the parking lot. (Moderate/Difficult) 4 hours Andy Hager, 526-2846 

July 13 (Sat)
Loop trail on RaggedMountain 
partly on SRKG trail #9 over the summit of Ragged. Fine views. Distance about 5 miles. Approximate time: 4 hours. (Moderate/Difficult) Lee Carvalho 735-5719  

July 21 (Sun)
Loop trail to Clark Pond. 1.5 mi. 
1 to 1.5 hours. Trail replete with plant and tree ID tags (Easy) Dan Allen, 763-5320

July 23 (Tue)
Join Gerry Gold and other workers 
for trail work on the RaggedMountain trail. This will involve a short section of re-routing the trail. (Moderate) Gerry Gold 526-2857 

August 3 (Sat)
Explore some of the trails on the Cook Easement in New London. 3 miles. Moderate 
Brian Faughnan/David Cook 526-7838 

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