Monthly Archives: October 2015

Exploring the Bigelows, Report on our Three Hikes

Enthusiastic and hardy folks hefted backpacks and hiking poles to join the three hikes that explored the Bigelow Range this fall. Clear, crisp and perfect weather greeted us on the first outing to Cranberry Peak on September 25. Seven hikers marveled at the perfect hiking weather as we took in views from the Cranberry Peak ledges. The descent to Cranberry …

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Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park Oct trip report

A small but hardy group of CVOA members arrived in Bar Harbor on Friday, October 23rd in time for happy hour at the Cromwell Harbor Motel.  That day four of us did a spectacular hike up and over Cadillac Mountain, then looping back to the parking lot via way of the notch between Dorr and Cadillac.  The scenery was amazing …

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Homecoming Weekend Report

Scenic hikes, tasty BBQs, trap shoots, raffles, fall foliage and lots of catching up with old friends: CVOA members sampled a bit of it all during the outdoor club’s annual Homecoming Festivities. The weekend kicked off as usual at the Sugarloaf Homecoming CVOA booth at the base lodge, a hub of activity as memberships were renewed, new recruits signed up …

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Anyone plow snow? Range in need this year!

Well, not plow the entire range, but we’re looking to keep the CVOA Range entrance, an area in front of the club house and a path to the new storage facility open for the winter.  With the new building, storage of CVOA supplies formerly located in rented space is now at the range; it will require access throughout the year. …

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