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Mount Israel: Educational Hike "Gear"ed for Women

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PLEASE CALL TRIP LEADER TO REGISTER. See below for instructions..

The first in a series of four skill building hikes "gear"ed for women. Watch for our postings:
Hike 1: November: Coffee and discussion followed by hike to Mount Israel
Hike 2: Early December-- Kinsmans
Hike 3: Late January--Winter Hike above treeline Moosilaukee
Hike 4: March 1-3: Overnight to Zealand Hut

More rescues in the mountains take place in October and November than any other months. We will meet before the hike at a coffee shop to discuss proper gear and preparation for a shoulder season hike and answer questions. Our educational focus will be gear and pre-trip preparation.

ROUTE: We will hike to and from Mount Israel on the Wentworth trail
Elevation: 2,620 feet (799 meters)
Location: Center Sandwich, NH
Rating: Moderate (Roughly 1,900 feet of elevation gain)
Features: Bare rock summit with views, 52 with a View, no major river crossings, some rock scrambling near the summit
STATS: Round trip 4 miles

DIFFICULTY: Moderate.

PACE: This will be a group hike at a slow to moderate pace (1 - 1.5 mph) we will stay together and the slowest hiker will set the pace. If you are unable to control your pace, enjoy great company, and hike with the team then please don't come.

HIKE PLANNING INFO: We will meet at the trail head at xxx AM EST. The trip leader will send out an e-mail about a week before the hike with driving directions, carpool info, recommended gear, and additional details. If you for some reason don't receive this email please be sure to contact the trip leader.

REGISTRATION: It's as simple as one, two, three! First Answer the RSVP questions and then CALL THE LEADER.
Answer the registration questions when you RSVP. If you have trouble accessing registration questions from a mobile device try RSVPing again using a laptop or desktop computer. If you are already on the waitlist click "CHANGE" under the words "You're on the waitlist" and the registration questions should appear.

PLEASE CALL TRIP LEADER TO REGISTER.

3. Call the tripleader to complete registration. Please call Janis Stokes at[masked]. When registration is complete, your name will be moved from the waitlist to the attendee list.