Ascent to Oxford, MA on 2011-03-26

Climber: Doug Plissey

Others in Party:Scouts and Adult leaders from Troop 26
Date:Saturday, March 26, 2011
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Oxford, MA
    Elevation:0 m / 0 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Mid State Trail Hike with Lakeville BSA Troop 26

Douglas MA to Oxford MA // 16-18 Miles Pre trip for Summer high adventure to the Pemi-Loop trail in NH>

Conditons: Snow on ground / Sunny temps in the 40's.

Beginning of the trail was through the Douglas State Forest. Came upon some nice boardwalks through the swampy areas. Trail came past a nice reservoir. Trail wound through some residential yards and then followed a good portion of the roadway and into a small village before entering into the woods again. Saw a nice beaver dam with ice on the small waterfall. Ended in Oxford, MA at the trailhead

Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Breezy
Cool in 40's / windy of of the woods
Ascent Statistics
    Route:18 Miles
    Trailhead:Douglas MA Rt 16 trailhead  
Descent Statistics
    Trailhead:Oxford, MA trailhead  

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