The Eastham Hiking Club is set to begin its 2018-19 season. Below are the September and October schedule, as well as the essential information for the group, which hikes the woods, dunes, beaches and dirt paths of Cape Cod from Yarmouth to Provincetown. Most of the hikes in the area from Wellfleet to Provincetown. Hikes are led by group leaders Don Light, Mark McGrath, Bob Rabenold, and Chuck Thompson.
EHC hikes Wednesdays, beginning immediately after Labor Day until the w
If exploring the most remote reaches of Cape Cod is your preference, you won’t want to miss the Harwich Conservation Trust’s “Winter Talks” event this Saturday at the Harwich Community Center. Mark McGrath, an avid hiker and outdoor enthusiast, will present “Hiking Adventures on the Outer Cape” at 2 p.m. He’ll discuss the many opportunities for adventures on Outer Cape Cod. McGrath, 77, is a Harwich resident. He retired to the Cape 15 years ago, and hits the trails frequently
The Eastham Hiking Club has set its schedule for the rest of December, as well as January and February. Below is the essential information for the group, which hikes the woods, dunes, beaches and dirt paths of Cape Cod from Yarmouth to Provincetown. Most of the hikes in the area from Wellfleet to Provincetown.
EHC hikes Wednesdays, beginning immediately after Labor Day until the week before Memorial Day. The Club is an informal group that is free and open to anyone. EHC h
The Eastham Hiking Club has set its schedule for November and December, beginning with hikes through the Provincelands and Wellfleet’s Great Pond Area on tap for the start of November. Below is the essential information for the group, which hikes the woods, dunes, beaches and dirt paths of Cape Cod from Yarmouth to Provincetown. Most of the hikes in the area from Wellfleet to Provincetown.
EHC hikes Wednesdays from the Wednesday after Labor Day until the Wednesday before
The Eastham Hiking Club is in full gear this fall. Hikes start on Wednesdays at 9 a.m., are FREE and open to the public; rain/heavy snow CANCELS. Hikes are 4 to 6-1/2 miles in 2 to 2-1/2 hours on wooded paths with some soft sand and hills. Here’s the schedule through the end of 2016: Oct. 26, Harwich – Sands Pond ~ Lorna Hutcheons Memorial. Leaders: Don & Bob. Rte. 6 Exit 10 S on Rte. 124. R at T at Church. Great Western Rd. to Sands Pond parking lot on right. Hike along Harw
It might be hard to believe, but at one time, the Nauset Marsh area was home to a world class golf course. Learn all about this course, which existed from 1928 to 1950, at the Eastham Historical Society’s 1869 Schoolhouse Museum on Wednesday night (June 29) at 7 p.m., when local historian Mark McGrath tells the story of the legendary links in a free illustrated talk. During the 1920s, wealthy Bostonian Quincy Adams Shaw was recovering from a nervous breakdown. To help in his
The Eastham Hiking Club has posted its schedule for the rest of the hiking season, which runs through May 25. The hiking schedule will resume after Labor Day. The hikes start at 9 a.m., and are FREE and open to the public. Rain and heavy snow CANCELS. Hikes are 4 to 6-1/2 miles in 2 to 2-1/2 hours on wooded paths with some soft sand and hills. For optional carpooling, meet at Orleans (south of rotary) Stop & Shop, left lot off main entrance. April 13: Truro – Clay Cliffs Carp
On any given day, check in with Mark McGrath of Harwich, and the chances are pretty good that he’s out hiking somewhere. The 75-year-old Harwich resident, who retired to the Cape 13 years ago, hits the trails often either by himself or with local hiking clubs. McGrath and his wife, Patti, have even hiked the entire perimeter of Cape Cod over a three and half year period from 2012 to 2015. “Where did you start? Where did you finish? Where’d you stay overnight?” are some of the
Here’s the latest schedule information for the Eastham Hiking Club, updated through April. For information, contact leader Don Light at 508-247-9887 or VKLight@comcast.net, or co-leaders Mark McGrath (508) 432-3775 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Bob Rabenold (508) 255-6983 or email@example.com; or Chuck Thompson 508-255-8081 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Email email@example.com for bi-monthly schedules and/or weekly hike report. Hikes start at 9 a.m., are FREE and open