Shenipsit Trail, Section 2

| November 27, 2017

Shenipsit Trail, Section 2

9.3 miles; Glastonbury, CT Another ball-buster (or should the expression in my case be ovary-buster?) of a hike, at least for me. Lots of ups and downs and I actually missed a turn and had to extend it more than I wanted to. Some great views, too, but the wind today was brutal at the […]

Green Fall Gorge

| November 25, 2017

Green Fall Gorge

3.8 miles; Voluntown, CT This hike was mostly to check out the new bridge installed by the CFPA. I expected it to go across the Green Fall River, but I was wrong; instead, it makes a particularly tough section of the trail along the eastern side of the river much less treacherous. I also ran […]

Shenipsit Trail, Section 1

| November 17, 2017

Shenipsit Trail, Section 1

11.7 miles; East Haddam and Glastonbury, CT Whew. When I decided to start knocking off the CFPA’s blue-blazed trails as a follow-up to the Bay Circuit Trail, I knew it would probably be a bit harder. Which, in the case of the Shenipsit Trail, turns out to be a serious mis-underestimation. To start with, I […]

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