Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
9:30am-11:30am. Join glaciologist/geophysicist Bruce Porter for a walk through Gray Reservation/Haynes Meadow Reservation/Water District protection zone to explore the many features formed by the glacier that blanketed New England 10,000 yrs. ago. Kettles pit the plane and kame terraces rise abruptly to create beautiful vistas of the wetlands below. Be able to identify eskers, erratics, kames, and more on your next hike. Flat with one steep 50 foot section. Bring water. AMC non-member: $1. Severe weather cancels. Questions: Contact Lisa. Meet at the Curtis Middle School, (-71.43282, 42.381020) 22 Pratts Mill Road, Sudbury. Registration required. Limit 14 participants. Contact Lisa to register.
Meet at the Curtis Middle School, (-71.43282, 42.381020) 22 Pratts Mill Road, Sudbury. From Sudbury Center, at the intersection of Hudson Rd./Route 27 and Concord Road, head West on Hudson Road/Rte. 27 for 2/10 mile. Turn left onto Peakham Rd. (horse farm on corner). Travel 1 mile down Peakham Road, passing through the first set of 4-way stop signs, to a second set of 4-way stop signs. At the stop signs, turn right onto Pratts Mill Road. In 100 feet, take the right turn into Curtis Middle School, ignoring the signs reading "Buses only during school hours". As the entry road curves left, take the first right past the fenced-in basketball court. We will meet by the parking area on the right side, before the road curves around the back of the school.