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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4/22/14 Lagrange Rail-Trail


Cool ( 40's ) gray and drizzly but supposed to be worse tomorrow so we headed for Medford. The first part of the trail is reported to be quite wet so we start at Medford Center from the town office. Although only 35 or 40 miles north of Bangor,  where the snow is pretty much gone, this was the start of the trail.


There were small sections without snow but the trail was mostly snowy. There was also a lot of water as the trail passes beaver ponds, marshy areas, and streams.




















We reached a point after a road where the trail became quits a bit wider and then was almost clear. At that point we turned and headed back. Turned out to be a pretty good hike. By the time we had  started the drizzle had stopped and we got some sun along with the clouds- but it stayed mostly overcast. It also warmed - around 60 at the end - and the walking was easy. 3  1/4 hours 

6 comments:

  1. I was wondering which weather you preferred for hiking - cold and snow or hot and sunny?

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    1. I think I prefer cold to hot but somewhere in between is even nicer. The biggest problem we had this winter was a lot of ice, which can make hiking risky. The snow on this hike was well packed ans easy to walk and there was no ice.- temperatures in the 60's are fine for hiking.

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    1. As we were hiking I though that you would like the scenery

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  3. Drove down the Airline yesterday to the CCC Rd., then up to the Stud Mill Rd and hiked a couple side roads. Didn't see any critters but there were plenty of tracks. Beautiful day to be out. https://www.facebook.com/dusty.perry

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    1. Yes, it was a beautiful day- we did Hidden Ponds near Franklin. Will check your page.

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