GMC Worcester – Outings (Copy)

  • Hike God’s Acre and Tetasset Ridge in Worcester

      10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Tetasset Ridge Trailhead, Esper Ave, Worcester, MA

    Saturday,November 19, 2022. Hike God’s Acre and TetassetRidge in Worcester. This is a Greater Worcester Land Trust (GWLT) hike led byRebecca Bergman and Mike Peckar, Board Members of the GWLT. This is a moderateloop hike. The hike starts at 10:00 AM. Meet at Tetasset Ridge Esper Ave.Trailhead on Esper Avenue in Worcester. 

    Tetaset Ridge includes the propertyknown as “God’s Acre,” which offers a vast scenic vista across Worcester. Toreach the overlook you’ll pass through a corridor of paper birches and mountainlaurel. At the base of this steep hill is Deed Rock, where you can find SolomonParson’s deed of the land to God in 1840. Tetasset Ridge also connects theFowler Brook Gorge, which features a stream-cut ravine.

  • Tully Mountain Hike - Orange MA

      9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Country Store, 2 N Main St, Petersham, MA 01366, USA

    Saturday,November 26, 2022. Hike Tully Mountain in Orange,MA. The hike follows the Mountain Road Route Trail, which is approximately 1.6miles as a loop and should be considered as moderate to difficult. The loopoffers a steep ascent (0.5 miles) or a gradual ascent (1.25 miles). 

    The summitis a beautiful eastern facing rocky outcrop. From here you can get abreathtaking view of Mount Monadnock, 16 miles north, and to the southeast, 22miles away, lies Mt. Wachusett. We will meet for the hike at 9:30 AM at theCountry Store in Petersham, and from Petersham drive to the mountain. 

    Toregister for the hike call Gary Brigham at 508-471-7867 or email him at gbrighammt@aol.com. You may also callMargos Stone at 508-826-6842 or email him at mstone12242@charter.net to register.Remember to wear orange as it is hunting season.