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by ctyanky
Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: ROUTE 100: Londonderry to Waitsfield
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Views: 221

ROUTE 100: Londonderry to Waitsfield

I finally arrived in Waitsfield today around 1:30 after a two hour drive up from Londonderry. It was a lovely, relaxing trip with hardly any traffic either way. Except for a two load logging truck and one tractor carrying hay bales , I felt like I had the road entirely to myself. Had the music on an...
by ctyanky
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Re: Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival 2017

Good morning from beautiful Vermont! Don't forget that all the Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festivals start tomorrow! Descriptions below. Also today, to kickoff the NEK festivals, is the wonderful Autumn on the Green Craft Fair in Danville, which continues to top my list as one of the most organiz...
by ctyanky
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Equinox Preservation Trust: Hike Today, Phenomenal but Exhausting!!!
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Views: 126

Equinox Preservation Trust: Hike Today, Phenomenal but Exhausting!!!

http://www.equinoxpreservationtrust.org/mapdown.php All I can say is wow, what a spectacular hiking area! This is a must do hike because there are hiking trails for every level imaginable and it is in the deep forest, the paths are incredibly well-maintained and the signage poles are well marked, es...
by ctyanky
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Dorset: Dorset Quarry, Dorset Hollow and Hollow Loop
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Dorset: Dorset Quarry, Dorset Hollow and Hollow Loop

Hello again! Another fun-filled day in Manchester and Dorset! Due to the unexpected showers that entered the state and continued until 1:00, we had to cancel our zip line/lift ride at Bromley, but were able to check off quite a few events on the itin! My friend came from Burlington at 10:30 and off ...
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: The Color is Coming! My Fantasic First Day in VT!
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Views: 255

The Color is Coming! My Fantasic First Day in VT!

I'm an optimist and I must say that southern VT, albeit mostly green, and from what I saw traveling north on 100 thru Dover, Stratton, Wardsboro, is going to have potentially amazing colors by Columbus Day Weekend. Even before that, in the highlands on route 9 approaching Wilmington from Hogback, th...
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?

Tim (NEK): that picture is one of my favorites of your collection of outstanding photos. Wow. The best one of Peacham I've ever seen to date. Thanks for posting it here. Are you going to be out shooting the moonrise and where did you choose? CT
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?

Thanks for the information Ed. Two great nights to relax by the harvest moon! It is so enchanting! Last year I drove up to Common Road to watch the moonrise but it was sooooo dark up there and I started hearing noises in the woods so I scooted back to my inn! I'll watch it from the porch this time. ...
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)
Replies: 23
Views: 1343

Re: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)

Ed: I'm planning on going to the Peacham Fall Festival Thursday morning but could meet you in Cabot at the trailhead if you are around there. We can think about it at Lewis Pond. I'm riding in Fayston Wednesday a.m. and am toast after I get off the horse after a few hours so will not be able to hike...
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: On My Way to the Great State of Vermont!
Replies: 0
Views: 115

On My Way to the Great State of Vermont!

Hello all you foliage seekers! Packing up the car and headed to a farm event in Londonderry, lunch at Hapgood General Store in Peru, getting my tickets for the foliage lift ride at Bromley for Saturday, then heading to Manchester to Orvis for hiking stuff. Long day and will check into my inn late af...
by ctyanky
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)
Replies: 23
Views: 1343

Re: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)

Excellent Ed! See you there! Going to be wonderful and am looking forward to the meetup. If you are interested in a hike up Owls Head or Nichols Ledge Thursday, let me know. Would be happy to help with the camera equipment. :D CT
by ctyanky
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: State Foliage Repor for September 28th
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Re: State Foliage Repor for September 28th

Hi Tim, thanks for posting.... An on the fence report, but with a ray of hope. I remain positive, and wouldn't it be grand to see the colors explode next week all at once? 8)
by ctyanky
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Full Harvest Moon 2017- Will you be in VT to watch it rise over the mountains?

Folks! Don't forget the Full Harvest Moonrise in Vermont on October 5th!!! I'm going to sit on my porch at the inn and watch it rise over Common Road in Waitsfield. It's a totally special experience to see it when you are on vacation in Vermont. :wink: The weather is going to be amazing, enjoy! :D
by ctyanky
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)
Replies: 23
Views: 1343

Re: Lewis Pond Overlook Directions by Phil (pwt)

Hi Ed! I think around 2ish? We are leaving Waitsfield around 9:30 and it takes 2 hours Phil said. Plus, I am taking him to lunch, he gets fidgety around noon and leaves are not his priority at that time! :P So I am guessing that we will eat up in the NEK and then meet Tim at the ranger station aroun...
by ctyanky
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Silvio O. Conte Wildlife Refuge: Nulhegan Basin Division BROCHURE
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Silvio O. Conte Wildlife Refuge: Nulhegan Basin Division BROCHURE

Hi Ed: A moose sighting would be nice, would confirm the dream I had recently of the albino moose in my back yard! :mrgreen: Glad the brochure was helpful to you as you enter the Nulhegin Basin!!!
by ctyanky
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: OPEN THE WINDOWS! The cool air has arrived!
Replies: 0
Views: 128

OPEN THE WINDOWS! The cool air has arrived!

Wow! It feels awesome! The air from Canada has invaded! Rejoice! :D

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