February 2017
Updated February 4
 
ABOUT AOC
SCHEDULE
OUTDOORS SUBJECTS
     
Ski or Hike Chapman State Park
Sunday, February 5

Meet at 1:30 p.m. at 1817 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren, previously sight of Carquest Auto Parts. Leader: Jim Eberly, 814-723-7888.

 

Ski or Hike Allegany State Park
Wednesday, February 8

Bring skis and/or hiking boots, also a lunch and water. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the warming hut at the Summitt Area. Leader: Pat Spicer, 814-757--8331 evenings.

 

Hike Tanbark Trail
Sunday, February 12

A Boy Scout troop is scheduled to go with the Club on this event. Meet at Musante St. at 1:00 p.m. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.

 

Ski Tom's Run
Sunday, February 19

Meet at Musante St. at 1:30 p.m. leader: Earl Ross, 814-726-3920.

 

Ski or Hike Community Nature Center (Previously the Audubon Nature Center)
Sunday, February 26

Meet at the kiosk in front of the Nature Center Building at 2:00 p.m. Leader: Deb Young, 814-730-8838.

 

Ski or Hike Long Point State Park
Sunday, March 5
Meet at jamestown Park and Ride at 1:00 p.m. or at the Park's Upper Parking Lot at 1:30. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.
Florida Trip in Planning Stage

Pat Spicer is planning an AOC bicycling and kayaking trip to Naples, Florida. Persons interested in participating should call Pat (814-757-8331 evenings) for further information. Present plans are to fly from Pittsburgh to Ft. Meyers on February 14 and stay at the KOA campground at Naples. The group will rent bicycles and kayaks there. On February 21 the group will return to Pittsburgh.

 

All AOC events which include cross-country skiing, bicycling, and kayaking & canoeing, as well as hiking and sometimes overnight camping, are free and open to the public. Dues to join the AOC are $5 per person per year. The AOC also administers the 100-Mile Patch program for those hikers who complete the approximately 96.8 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail within the Allegheny National Forest. For more information about this and other local outdoors activities go to the Outdoor Subjects link above.