CATS Grand Hike to the Essex Inn




 “Congratulations to Champlain Area Trails for creating a wonderful event!  A good time was had by all.”
(Steve Feinbloom commenting on the 2016 Grand Hike)


Join us for the CATS GRAND HIKE

    Plans for this year’s hike are progressing.  As in years past, you can expect oases along the way and a fabulous Block Party with food, music, restorative yoga and massage, and other activities at the Essex Inn in Essex.

When:  Saturday, May 13, 2017
Check-in is from 11:00 a.m. to noon across from Dogwood Bread Company in Wadhams. 

Shuttles:  We strongly encourage you to park in Essex and take a free shuttle at 11:00 a.m. to Wadhams.  A bus will shuttle between Essex, the oases, and Wadhams during the day.  You can walk the whole route or join in at one of the 4 oases.  Enjoy the hike and go at a pace so you arrive in Essex for the Block Party.

Where:  From Wadhams to Essex on CATS Trails and back roads (approximately 12 miles)
(Click here for a map of the route.)

Block Party at the Essex Inn in Essex from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. featuring:
– Live Music – Zip City Blues
– Restorative Yoga and Massage – Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
Kids’ Art Table – Erin C. Hall Studio
Photo Booth – Overtime Photography

Cost:  $20 a person until May, 7, 2017 
            $25 a person after May 7, 2017
            Children under 17 are free. 

Hungry? The Essex Inn will be serving a buffet dinner for $15 a person.  To ensure there is enough food for everyone, please include your name and the number of people staying for dinner in the “additional comments” box of your on-line registration; or call (518-962-2287) or email to provide that information.  

Click HERE to register!

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