2019 Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction
Mar
31
4:00 PM16:00

2019 Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction

Join us for the Rivendell Trails Association annual meeting, dinner and auction! FREE for members, just $5 a person for all others. Become a member at the meeting and get in free! Learn about RTA and our partnership with the Rivendell Interstate School District, give us your ideas and suggestions about future plans, participate in pre-event family-friendly hikes near Lake Morey, enjoy a lasagna dinner with salad, bread and dessert, and bid on lots of great items in live and silent auctions. Childcare is provided, so bring the whole family! We’ll have some great family-friendly items to bid on, including a weekend family camp at Ohana on Lake Fairlee, summer vacation rentals, boat rides, pet care and grooming, tickets to shows and museums, and gift certificates to lots of local restaurants and farms! Bidding in an auction not happening for you this spring? No worries! The auction is optional. Please join us and support your local trail system!

PRE-EVENT HIKES:

1 P.M.: Lake Morey Walkaround. Meet outside Hulbert Outdoor Center for an easy and beautiful 6-mile walk around Lake Morey with the Green Mountain Club. On paved roads.

2 P.M.: Winships Hike or Snowshoe (depending on snow). Meet outside Hulbert Outdoor Center for a short, kid-friendly hike to a beautiful view of Lake Morey from above.

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Trail Adopter Tea
Mar
10
3:00 PM15:00

Trail Adopter Tea

Do you hike the CRT regularly? If you have a section that you frequent and would be willing to help keep it in good shape, consider becoming an RTA Trail Adopter! We are need of volunteers to assist with light trail maintenance like cleaning up fallen branches, cleaning up trash, and reporting larger issues to RTA so we can take care of them. Already a Trail Adopter? It’s time for an update. Join us for the Trail Adopter Tea to find out more, learn how to use our online trail maintenance reporting forms, and sign up for a section. Tea, coffee and light refreshments provided.


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Winter Solstice Lantern Walk-POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW, Saturday, 12/22
Dec
22
5:00 PM17:00

Winter Solstice Lantern Walk-POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW, Saturday, 12/22

Celebrate the return to the light on the shortest day of the year with a short (1/4 mile), lantern-lit walk in the snowy woods, and Solstice stories and hot chocolate by a fire. Lantern walk will happen around 5:30. Lanterns provided by Rivendell elementary students! You can also make your own simple lantern to bring, we will provide tea lights. Dress warmly and bring a mug for hot chocolate! Meet at Rivendell Academy in Orford.

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14th Annual Rivendell Ramble
Sep
23
8:00 AM08:00

14th Annual Rivendell Ramble

The 14th Annual Rivendell Ramble to benefit the Rivendell Trails Association is coming up on Sunday, September 23rd! There will be several options for participants, including a 6-mile hike starting at 8 a.m. at the Dame Hill Rd trailhead parking area, 5K and 10K races at 10 a.m. starting at Rivendell Academy, and new this year, a kids' "critter costume" fun run! Kids should come dressed as their favorite forest creature. We'll have live music, food, and prizes! Pre-register and be entered to win cool stuff from local vendors.

Please Note: With the exception of the 6 mile hike, all race options start and end at Rivendell Academy. Transportation to trailheads provided. Hikers should meet at the Dame Hill Rd parking area. Transportation back to your vehicles at the end of the event will be provided.

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Sundaes at Sunday on Sunday
Jul
15
4:30 PM16:30

Sundaes at Sunday on Sunday

Join us for ice cream sundaes at the top of Sunday Mountain on Sunday, July 15th! We will meet at the Dame Hill Rd trailhead parking area at 3 p.m. and enjoy a hike up this beautiful trail before indulging in an afternoon treat. The hike is about 4 miles round trip and easy-to-moderate terrain. Kids 5 and up will do fine on this hike. 

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Celebration of Marcia Dunning at Bald Top!
Jun
30
12:30 PM12:30

Celebration of Marcia Dunning at Bald Top!

We are helping Marcia's family celebrate her 80th birthday and her dedication to the Cross Rivendell Trail with a hike to the summit of Bald Top, where there will be a bench dedication at 12:30 p.m.

The hike begins at about 11 AM from the parking area at the top of Bald Top road.  On the way down, we will hike Marcia's trail down the west side of the mountain to Blood Brook Road, where we will leave a few cars. Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you on the 30th!         

 

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Jun
2
8:30 AM08:30

National Trails Day!

Saturday, June 2nd is National Trails Day! We encourage all of our members, volunteers and supporters to become "trail adopters for the day" and hike a section of trail on Saturday. Look for small trail issues you might be able to take care of on your own (branches across the trail, trash, etc.) and after your hike, use the report form to tell us about any larger issues you encountered. Thank you!

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2018 Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser
Apr
8
4:00 PM16:00

2018 Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser

Save the date! The community is invited to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser of the Rivendell Trails Association. Come out and support your friendly local Cross Rivendell Trail at the Annual Meeting, Fundraising Dinner and Auction on Sunday, April 8th, starting at 4 p.m. at RIVENDELL ACADEMY in Orford, NHGreat items and experiences from local vendors and businesses to bid on in live and silent auctions, homemade lasagna dinner, and great company! All proceeds benefit the Rivendell Trails Association. Childcare provided by Rivendell Academy students, bring your family! FREE for RTA members, and just $5 for all others.

 

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