Improve your bone density with these two hikes:

March 6th Saturday – Snowshoe event Claire Fontaine Loop in KNP 8-10 kms easy. Meet : Irving Station, 64 Champlain Dieppe at 9 a.m. Contact Yvon at 856-6826

March 7th Sunday – Snowshoe the Mapleton Trail in the Acadian Forest near Elgin, moderate. Meet at Centennial Park parking lot by dog park at Rotary Lodge access at 12 pm or Irving Station in Petitcodiac at 12:30 pm. Contact Paul at 588-3034. NOTE CHANGE OF MEETING PLACE

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Upcoming 2021 Camping Trips

Annual MOE Camping and Hiking Trip – 2021

Mount Carleton Provincial Park. This event is scheduled from Saturday, August 28th to Sunday, September 5th. The events will include 5 hikes in the park plus 2 along sections of the Mi’gmaq Trail. Alternate hikes will be available for those who do not want to do the more strenuous hikes. The lakes within the park are great for kayaking or canoeing. More details will be provided, this is intended to give advance notice for participants to book accommodations. The main meeting area will be at the Park’s Armstrong Campground so that is the suggested camping location. The sites are starting to fill up so if you plan to attend you should book your site soon. If you wish, you may attend for all or part of the event. Please contact Phil at phil-hardy@hotmail.com if you have questions or to inform me if you plan to attend.

Canada Day Weekend Camping and Hiking at New River Beach

This event is scheduled to start the evening of Wednesday, June 30th and continue until mid-day on Sunday July 4th. The event will include hikes at Turtle Mountain, Split Rock/Black Beach and 5 Fathom Hole. There will also be optional hikes for those who may not want to do a more strenuous hike. On Friday there will be a day trip to Minister’s Island for a hike and tours of the Historical Location and a short hike up Chamcook Mountain. Further details will be provided.Campsites are still available but the campground is likely to fill up for the long weekend. If you are considering attending you should book your campsite before they are all gone. Most available sites are in Section A. Also please let me know if you are planning to attend. Contact Phil at phil-hardy@hotmail.com

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Updates on hikes for the 27th/28th of February

Reduce your risk of heart disease with these two hikes:

February 27th Saturday – Hike/snowshoe/gripper event will be from the Salt & Fir centre down to the Coastal to Herring Cove then on to Tippenlot South to the Point Wolfe Road then down through the golf course and back to our cars at the Salt and Fir Centre. Around 8 Kms. rated moderate plus to strenuous depending on snow conditions. Call Paul 588-3034. Meet at 10:00 AM at PetroCan in Point Park or 11:15 at FNP Info Centre

February 28th Sunday – Snowshoe in Sackville Area. Moderate 11 km. Meet at the Irving Station 64 Champlain St. Dieppe at 9:30 am Contact Ted at 852-4962

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Feb 20th and Feb 21st Hikes

Some easy hikes with big rewards:

February 20th, Saturday – Snowshoe up Mountain in Shenstone. Moderate to Strenuous 7km. Meet at Petro Canada Riverview at 10am. Contact Ted Harrison at 852-4962

February 21st Sunday – Walk along the trail & beach to the spectacular Flower Pots at Hopewell Rocks. Easy. Meet at Petro Can 506 Hillsborough Rd, Riverview at 1:00 pm or Hopewell Rocks at 1:45PM. Contact Paul at 588-3034.

Reminder: Members Only during Orange Phase.

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Upcoming Hikes for Feb 13th, 14th and 15th.

February 13th, Saturday – Snowshoe the Black Horse Trail in Fundy National Park. Moderate 5km. Meet at the Petro Can Station, 506 Hillsborough Rd, Riverview at 10:00 am or Park Headquarters at 11:15 am. Contact Paul at 588-3034.

February 14th, Sunday – Snowshoe off Pine Glen road. Moderate 10 km. Meet at Petro Canada Riverview at 10:00 am. Contact Ted Harrison at 852-4962.

February 15th, Monday – What are you doing on Family Day? I am leading a hike at Broadleaf Ranch. It would be a snowshoeing event and rated as moderate, probably 7Kms total. It would start at the restaurant parking lot at Broadleaf and then snowshoe up to their lodge up on “the mountain” as they call it. We may have access to the lodge to eat our lunch if circumstances allow. It is a nice hike with scenic vistas. Meet at Petro-Can in Point Park at 10:00 or the restaurant at Broadleaf Farms at 10:45. I will not be at the Petro-Can and would be grateful if someone went there to meet the group who may be attending. Bring grippers as always, just in case. All COVID protocols in affect. Call Paul @ 588-3034.

  • All MOE events will be limited to members only during Orange Phase.
  • Masks must be worn when physical distancing of 2m cannot be maintained
  • No physical contact
  • Carpooling is not permitted except within your Family Bubble or Steady Ten.
  • COVID – 19 screening will be carried out by the Event Leader
  • Sign-up sheet must be completed by all participants and the sheet or copy of the sheet given to the Director of Events
  • The Event leader is responsible to ensure procedures are followed. Board members in attendance will assist.
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February 13th and 14th events will proceed as scheduled

We are proud to announce that Moncton Outdoor Enthusiasts Club events for this weekend, February 13th and 14th, will proceed as scheduled. In addition an event will be added for Holiday Monday. Further information regarding the events and COVID – 19 restrictions will be provided before the weekend.

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All Moncton Outdoor Enthusiasts Club events are cancelled

until further notice due to the Moncton Area now being in the Red Level of the NB COVID Recovery Plan.

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Orange Level Restrictions

As you all know the Province is now in the Orange Level and as such there are restrictions that affect our events. The Scheduling Director and hike leaders will review each event to determine if it can be held under these restrictions and events will be cancelled if necessary.

Members are reminded that under the Orange Level we are limited to a maximum of 25 participants and masks are required unless physical distancing can be maintained.

Below are the sections of the restrictions taken from the GNB website:

-Outdoor gatherings with physical distancing of 25 people or fewer are permitted. Physical distancing is required in all other settings.
-Masks are mandatory in indoor public places. Masks are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing of 2 metres cannot be maintained.


The hikes scheduled for this weekend will proceed subject to the above restrictions. See website for schedule hikes: https://monctonoutdoorenthusiasts.wordpress.com/up-coming-events/january-2013/

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Mapleton 8 Challenge

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution ? Join your fellow Outdoor Enthusiasts at Mapleton Park on Saturday May 1, 2021 for the “Mapleton 8 Challenge” – 8 laps (40km) around Mapleton park. Sounds like too much? Don’t think you can do it – You can, talk to the legendary Bill Mayo who does a 42km walk every year. Prizes for finishers. Start training NOW!

Signup here:
https://jts.design/mapleton-8-signup/

or call/text Julian at 506-830-6463 with your Name and Email address.

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Update for Sunday January 3rd, 2021

The event will be at the same time and location as previously indicated but bring your snowshoes.

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