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SUNDAY HIKE TO THE CRAG

Title: SUNDAY HIKE TO THE CRAG
Location: Hawksbill Crag
Description: SUNDAY HIKE TO THE CRAG
Sunday, April 30, a hike is planned to Hawksbill Crag, an iconic prominent stone bluff outcropping that resembles a hawk’s head & bill. Much photographed, it attracts thousands of visitors each year. For carpooling meet up @ 8:30 am at Harps Grocery in Elkins near gas pumps. All hikers welcome but no pets allowed. Contact to register: miker.lemaster@gmail.com or 479-466-5214

Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Date: 2017-04-30

OHTA 2nd Annul Rendezvous

Title: OHTA 2nd Annul Rendezvous
Location: Buffalo National River Tyler Bend Campground
Description: This is a fun social event with hiking, canoeing, music, lots to eat, star gazing, etc. at the group campsite (lawn) at Tyler Bend CG (at Silver Hill, AR turn west on the BNR road). The group campsite is free for the rendezvous, Pay sites are first come first served.

Contact Dave Richardson for more details. davejrichard@gmail.com>
Start Date: 2017-04-21
End Date: 2017-04-23

OHTA 1st ANNUAL DOGWOOD TOUR

Title: OHTA 1st ANNUAL DOGWOOD TOUR
Location: WHITE ROCK – SHORES LAKE, WEST LOOP
Description: Hike is 7 miles RATED DIFFICULT due to length & uneven terrain & elevation.
Fayetteville/NWA area folks can meet up for carpooling at Mountain Man Pawn/Arvest Bank parking lot on S. School Street at 8:15-8:30 a.m. or meet directly at Shores Lake Trailhead at 9:30-10:00 a.m. Expect Dogwoods, Redbuds, & wildflowers to be in full bloom plus a spectacular waterfall.
All hikers are welcome.
Bring lunch, water, with hike expected to end around 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Contact: miker.lemaster@gmail.com or 479-466-5214

Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Date: 2017-04-15

OHT Day Hike

Title: OHT Day Hike
Location: Morgan Fields TH to Herrods Creek TH
Description: Saturday, March 11, Mike LeMaster will lead an OHT 4.5 mile hike from Morgan Fields to Herrods Creek.
Hike is rated medium difficulty due to elevation change & uneven terrain.
NW Ark participants will meet up for carpooling at Harps in Elkins near gas pumps at 8:30 am or meet directly at Redding CG entrance on Hwy 215 at 9:45-10:00 am. Contact: miker.lemaster@gmail.com or 479-466-5214

Start Time: 09:45 a.m.
Date: 2017-03-11

BRT/OHT Overnight Backpack

Title: BRT/OHT Overnight Backpack
Location: Hwy 65 (Grinder’s Ferry) TH to South Maumee Road
Description: Hike this new section of the BRT/OHT among the scenic hills and spectacular bluffs of Buffalo River. Altitude changes from river level to over 400 feet above the river on medium gradients several times along the way.

Limited to 10 hikers–no dogs allowed on Buffalo National River Trails.

Watch this posting site for specifics coming later.

Contact Bob Robinson bob@spiritscreek.com
Start Date: 2017-03-11
End Date: 2017-03-12

OHT Day Hike

Title: OHT Day Hike
Location: Fane Creek TH to Cherry Bend TH
Description: Ozark Highlands Trail Association hike scheduled for Saturday, February 11, from Fane Creek to Cherry Bend, covering 5 miles, rated moderate difficulty. Meet up for carpooling at Elkins Harps Grocery near gas pumps at 8:30 a.m. Or direct at Fane Creek TH at 10:00 a.m. Contact Mike Lemaster miker.lemaster@gmail.com or 479-466-5214

Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Date: 2017-02-11

OHT Backpack

Title: OHT Backpack
Location: Lick Branch TH to Hare Mountain TH
Description: We will meet at the Hare Mt. trailhead at 8am on Saturday, March 4th and shuttle over to Lick Branch trailhead to begin the hike. We will hike 8.8 miles the first day through the Marinoni Scenic Area, Indian Creek and will take a couple spur trails to some waterfalls and on to camp at Herrods Creek. Sunday will be a short day of only 3 miles, but we may take a short spur trail out to see Spy Rock on the way back to the Hare Mt. Trailhead. Contact Kerry Coe KCoe@Glazers.com
Start Date: 2017-03-04
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
End Date: 2017-03-05

OHTA White Rock Basecamp

Title: OHTA White Rock Basecamp
Location: White Rock Mountain Lodge
Description: We have the Lodge reserved for Thursday night the 21st through Sunday at noon. MARK YOUR CALENDAR. DETAILS WILL FOLLOW WHEN AVAILABLE.
Start Date: 2017-09-21
Start Time: 3 p.m.
End Date: 2017-09-24
End Time: 12:00 p.m.

OHT OVERNIGHT BACKPACK

Title: OHT OVERNIGHT BACKPACK
Location: Arbaugh TH to Lick Branch TH
Description: Hike the OHT from Arbaugh TH to Lick Branch TH, 14.6 miles total. We will meet at Lick Branch TH at 8 a.m and shuttle over to Arbaugh TH to begin the hike. It will be a long first day as we will cover 10.9 miles to a camping spot at a high point above the Little Mulberry River Valley. Second day will be a short 3.7 miles, mostly downhill to the Lick Branch TH. Hopefully the waterfalls will be running well as we will pass by several on the first day. Call or e-mail Kerry Coe 318-464-6904 or kcoe@glazers.com for more information and to sign up.
Start Date: 2017-02-04
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
End Date: 2017-02-05

Devil’s Eyebrow Special Interest Area Bushwhack

Title: Devil’s Eyebrow Special Interest Area Bushwhack
Location: Vicinity of Dockery’s Gap
Description: Meet at Dockery’s Gap TH, 9:00 a.m. Rated Extremely Difficult due to elevation changes, rough terrain and absence of trail. Contact John Pennington john@beaverwatershedalliance.org
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Date: 2017-02-11