Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

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Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1771Post Kevin S.
Sat Oct 02, 2004 3:11 pm

Will be in St. Johnsbury area on the 4th & 5th and had plans and reservations to head over to the stowe area on the 6th & 7th, should I cancel Stowe and head south for woodstock area for Peak color?? Looking to photograph lots of RED & ORANGE. Any advice would be great, thanks.


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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1772Post ixl
Sat Oct 02, 2004 4:52 pm

I was there on Wed and the peak color was only at the higher elevations. The town itself still seemeed a week away, so you SHOULD be alright.. but I'll be back on Monday and will try to report back if I can get online. --c
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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1773Post pwt54
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:54 pm

Charles, does it seem to you that the foliage changes are slowing down? I could have sworn that Stowe would be peak this weekend. You don't suppose that our summer weather the last 2 weeks has the trees fooled?

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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1774Post Kevin S.
Sun Oct 03, 2004 5:34 am

Thanks Charles,

Would be great to get a first hand report of the conditions in that area.

Kevin.

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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1775Post ixl
Sun Oct 03, 2004 8:19 am

It's been a somewhat strange season.. but I don't have a lot of experience with leaf peeping, this being only my second active season.

The weather will be much cooler this week so I think the few remaining green areas are going to start changing more dramatically. I wouldn't be surprised to see some white on the mountaintops by next weekend either. --c
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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1777Post dkramer
Sun Oct 03, 2004 2:42 pm

If you don't mind asking, bm, what part of Addison County is that?

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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1779Post dkramer
Sun Oct 03, 2004 7:21 pm

I'll guess Monkton...I have cousins in Hinesburg, so I know the area a bit...but there are lots of little towns in that area...now that I think of it, Monkton might be Chittenden...whatever, I get the idea. Looks to be an interesting week ahead...things really seemed to slow down.

Good news for me!

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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1780Post pwt54
Sun Oct 03, 2004 7:29 pm

My brother works in Stowe and he doesn't think it's quite peak yet. I think you'll be alright. I was there near sunset and couldn't see too much but I did get a good look at Hunger Mountain and it was colorful but a little dull. Looks like peak wiil be in a couple of days.

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Re: Oct. 6-7 too late for Peak color in Stowe?

Post: # 1781Post Dakota73060
Tue Oct 05, 2004 11:25 am

I heard from a local in Waitsfield today that the areas in the northeast Kingdom are at peak, not Stowe yet.


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