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CNSC Tour Schedule 2010

December 7, 2009

CNSC ski tour schedule 2010

Thursday nights in January, Hammond Hill.  Meet at 6:30 PM at 223 Canaan Road.
Michael Ludgate, 539-6153,

New to skiing?  Stay alert to the CNSC list-serve where ski clinics for beginners may be announced
in the future (these are not a guarantee, but a possibility).


Sunday January 3rd:  Hammond Hill State Forest
This ski is not recommended for beginners due to difficulty of trails.
Leaders:  Daniel Blakeley 591-1984 ;  Kristin Schafer  242-5790
Meet:  10:00 AM at Hammond Hill parking lot

Saturday January 9th:  CNSC ski race at Hammond Hill

Racing will begin at 10:30 AM and all racers are expected to be off the course by 12:30 PM. The main race will be a 10k Empire State Games qualifier. The general public is invited to participate in a 5k citizens’ race, a 5k scholastic race, and a 1k kids’ race. Details and on-line registration are at Day-of registration is from 8:30 to 10:00AM on January 9
Sunday January 10th:  Virgil Mountain
Leader:  Greg Wooster 277-7061
Meeting time/place:  TBA
Saturday January 16th:  Tuller Hill
This is a joint ski with the Cayuga Trails Club.  Come join us for a ski tour at Tuller Hill in the Virgil area.  The ski tour will start on the Clute Rd. side of Tuller Hill. This tour is for intermediate skiers because of the hilly terrain.  Join us after the tour for a beverage and/or food at one of the local establishments in Virgil.
Leaders:  Joan Jedele  539-6710  jjedele16@yahoo.comDavid Rupert 273-7064
Meet:  12:30 PM at Dunkin Donuts in Dryden
Sunday January 17th:  Finger Lakes National Forest
This is a joint ski outing with the Cayuga Trails Club.  There will be a 2 hour ski on the Interlaken Trail.  Since the trail is flat, it will be an easy ski.
Leaders:  Jack Vanderzee ;   Marsha Zgola
Meet:  1:00 PM at Blueberry Patch Campground parking area on Picnic Area Road (County Rt 2) in Hector, near intersection with Potomac Rd.
Directions from Ithaca:  From Rt 96, turn onto Perry City Road (Rt 227), follow to Reynoldsville, then take right onto Potomac Rd (or might be right onto Kenyon Rd then right onto Potomac) and left onto Picnic Area Rd (County Rt 2).    Blueberry Patch Campground will be on your left.
Mapquest link for general area:
Saturday January 23rd:  Highland Forest (Onondaga County park in Tully, NY)

We hope to have a ski lesson for beginners, and groups for different skill levels going out in the morning.  All groups will then meet back at the lodge for lunch at about the same time so people can switch groups if they want to.  Bring your own lunch or purchase food from the lodge snack bar.

Leaders:  , Marilyn Dispensa  227-4125; Cindy Mallery  257-5899

Kristin Schafer  242-5790
Meet:   9:00 AM at Dunkin Donuts in Dryden if you want to carpool
Sunday January 24th:   Shindagin Hollow

Leaders:  Ernie and Carol Bayles  275-9090

Meet:  10:00 AM at Brooktondale Community Center

Saturday, January 30th:  Connecticut Hill  – Cancelled Due to lack of Snow -
Leaders:  Dave Gislason  330-1596 ;  Joan Jedele  539-6710
Meet:  10:00 AM by Cass Park in the Children’s Garden parking lot
Saturday February 6th and Sunday February 7th, BREIA (Black River Environmental Improvement Association) trails (near Boonville)
Ski different trail systems on Saturday and Sunday.  Dish-to-pass dinner at Lois Chaplin’s camp Saturday evening.  Make reservations early if you want to spend the night at a local B&B or motel.
Leaders:  Lois Chaplin  844-3935 ;  Joan Jedele  539-6710   The BREIA website is
Sunday February 14th:  Lime Hollow Nature Center in Cortland
Beginner skiiers welcome.  This is a joint ski with the Cayuga Trails Club, if there’s not enough snow for skiing we will hike.
Leaders:  Daniel Blakeley 591-1984 ;  Kristin Schafer  242-5790
Meet:  10:00AM at Dunkin Donuts in Dryden if you want to carpool
Saturday February 20th:   Wildlife Ponds and Interloken Trail
This is a joint ski with the Cayuga Trails Club.
Leaders:  Jonathan Bernstein 387-5647 and Marsha Zgola  546-7367
Meet: 9:30AM at Pete’s grocery at the Octopus if you want to carpool. Meet at 10AM at Wildlife Ponds parking area, Potomac Rd, Finger Lakes National Forest.
Last stop: the Old H&E, Burdett.
Saturday February 27th:  Bear Swamp State Forest
Leaders:  Scott Lauffer  341-3746 to leave message (he doesn’t get cell service at home), cell 829-2844
Kristin Schafer  242-5790
Meet:  10:00 AM at parking lot at Bear Swamp Rd or 9:15 AM at Dunkin Donuts in Dryden to carpool

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