Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Springfield, Massachusetts

Unless otherwise specified, breakfast is at 8:00 AM at the restaurant listed and hikes begin at 9:00 AM. Wear clothing in layers suitable for the weather. Trails may be icy, wear appropriate footwear (i.e. crampons). Hike leaders may refuse participation by unprepared hikers. If at least four inches of snow are on the ground the hike may be replaced by cross-country skiing or snow showing. Rain cancels. If in doubt about the conditions, contact the hike leader.

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Saturday Hikes


November 4: "Robert Frost Trail Hike" - Meet at Atkins Farms, 1151 West St, Amherst, MA for breakfast. Hike from the Notch Visitor’s Center, 1500 West St.  Hike the Robert Frost Trail to Rattlesnake Knob and then to the Horse Caves, about 4 miles round trip.   Dog Friendly. A shorter and flatter option is available. Leader:  Betty and Ray Siwinski (413) 427-6095, bettrad@msn.com

November 11: "Peaked Mt. Hike" - Meet at Beth & Deb's Family Dining, on (Route 32), 107 Main St, Monson, MA 01057 for breakfast. Hike the Miller Forest Tract of Peaked Mt. located off of Butler Rd., Monson, then hike the last part of the Peaked Mt. trail located about a mile up the road. Dog Friendly. Leader: Mike Cronin (413) 566-3114, mike92341@gmail.com.

November 18: "Tekoa Mt. Hike" - Meet at Friendly’s – on (Route 202), 21 Southampton Rd, Westfield, MA 01085 for breakfast. Hike Tekoa Mt. off of Reservoir Rd. Agile Dog Friendly, some parts are steep. Leader: James DeSellier (413) 297-3880, jdesellier@lenard-eng.com.

November 25: "Meet at Friendly’s" – on (Route 5), 1745 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040 for breakfast. Hike North off of Rt. 202 Holyoke. Dog Friendly Leader: Don Maynard (413) 525-3464, djmaynard07@charter.net.

December 2: "Mount Holyoke College Hike" - Meet at the Tailgate Deli, 7 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075 for breakfast, We’ll leave from there to walk the perimeter of the Mount Holyoke College campus, with a stop at the MHC art museum (Free) for those interested.  Dogs must be on leash while on Campus. Leader:  Bea Robinson (413) 786-0190, robinsonbradway@comcast.net.

December 9: "Soapstone Mountain Hike" - Meet at Kathy's Playhouse Plaza Restaurant – 48 South Rd, Somers, CT 06071 for breakfast. Hike Soapstone Mountain. Dog Friendly. Leader: Don Maynard (413) 525-3464, djmaynard07@charter.net

December 16: "Penwood State Forest Hike" - Meet at Benny's, 562 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070 for breakfast. Hike Penwood State Forest, 560 Simsbury Road, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Dog Friendly. Leader: Tom Copp (860) 573-0328, downryder_TRC@hotmail.com

December 23: "Monument Mountain Hike" - Meet at Friendly’s – on (Route 202), 21 Southampton Rd, Westfield, MA 01085 for breakfast. Hike Monument Mountain in Great Barrington. If icy the hike will change to Laura's Tower / Ice Glen in Stockbridge. Hikers can carpool, please remember to offer your driver some tolls/gas money.  Bring microspikes, poles, and warm clothing, as needed. Dogs must be on leash. Leader:  MaryAnn Siron (413) 568-3304, ottertales2@comcast.net

December 30: "Mount Norwottuck Hike" - Meet at Atkins Farms, 1151 West St, Amherst, MA for breakfast.  Hike (Snowshoes, if snow), at 9:00 AM from the Notch Visitor’s Center, 1500 West St. up Mount Norwottuck and some other trails. Leader: Helaine Selin (413) 253-7639, helaine.selin@gmail.com, Dog Friendly.

January 6: "The Notch Hike" - Meet at Atkins Farms, 1151 West St, Amherst, MA for breakfast.  Hike from the Notch Visitor's Center, 1500 West St. around the Notch.  Leader: Paul Griffin (413) 592-4123 (H); (413) 335-2675 (C), morinann@hotmail.com. Dog friendly.  

January 13: "Mt. Toby Hike" - Meet at Bridge Side Grill (RT. 116), 9 Amherst Rd, Sunderland, MA 01375 (RT. 116) for breakfast.  Carpool to MT Toby, Reservation Rd (RT 47N), Sunderland, MA. Moderately strenuous long hike with steep climb to summit 3 hours.  Snowshoes or XC ski if there is snow. Wear appropriate footwear, microspikes, hiking poles and clothing for the weather conditions.  Snacks and water recommended. Dog Friendly. Leader: Suzanne McAuley (413) 530-4686 or corgislivehere@gmail.com

January 20:  "Northfield Mountain Hike" - Meet at the Wagon Wheel, 39 French King Hwy, Gill, MA for breakfast. Hike (Snowshoes, if snow) microspikes are a must if hiking. Northfield Mountain's Rose Ledges trail.  No fee for snowshoe trails.  Sorry no dogs allowed on trails.  Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095, bettrad@msn.com Dog Friendly.

January 27: "Lithia Springs Reservoir Hike" - Meet at the Tailgate Deli, 7 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, (South Hadley Village Commons), RT 47/116 for breakfast.  Carpool to parking area off of RT 116N.   Hike (Snowshoes or XC ski, if snow), Lithia Springs Reservoir, South Hadley, MA.  Wear appropriate footwear, micro spikes, hiking poles and clothing for the weather conditions.  3 to 4 miles. Dog Friendly. Leader: Suzanne McAuley (413) 530-4686 or corgislivehere@gmail.com


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