Past Meetup

Catamount Trial Hike + Optional Snack Swap

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Weather permitting; we'll join the Secular Hikers Meetup for the Catamount Trail with beautiful scenic falls. About 6 miles round trip, and an elevation gain of 1640 ft, this is considered an intermediate level hike. Dogs are welcome!

The hike will start in Green Mountain Falls and the group will carpool to the trailhead.

Meet at the parking lot northwest of the intersection of Highway 24 and 21st Street before 9:00 AM Sunday morning. From Highway 24 and 21st Street, go north on 21st Street, take the first left turn onto Naegele Rd and then the first right turn into the parking lot. We will be leaving the parking lot promptly at 9:00 AM.

Led by Diane, call or text for any questions. (719-[masked]).

What to Bring:



*Extra layers of clothes

*Snacks & Water

Vegan Snack Swapping (optional)

Bring high energy vegan snacks to share. Below are recipes from Heidi's cooking demo last month.


Incline Power Treats:

1 cup dates, pitted

1 1/2 cup raw almonds

1 banana, very ripe

1/2 cup cacao nibs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups dried, shredded coconut

Pules the almonds in a food processor until they're broken up but still crunchy chunks. Ass the cacao nibs and process again. Add the banana and vanilla extract. Serve immediately and store in the fridge.

Raw Apple Truffles

1/2 cup of pecans

1/2 cup of walnuts

1/2 cup almonds

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 cup dates, pitted

1 cup dried apples

1 tbsp. vanilla

In a food processor grind nuts into flour. Add dried apples and spices and process again. Add the dates until desired consistency is reached. Add vanilla extract. Roll into balls or press into candy mold for extra fun. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

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