Friends of Poke-O-Moonshine, in collaboration with Champlain Area Trails, is hosting a back-country ski exploration on Saturday, January 30 led by David Thomas Train. Meet at the Observers’ trailhead at 9:30am to explore trails south and west of Poke-O. David will lead this trip for skiers with at least intermediate skills, to manage some steep, narrow terrain. Arduous, 3-4 hours. Sign-up required. FOR SKI AND SNOWSHOE TRIPS: (Snow- and weather-dependent) Bring a mask and be prepared to physically distance. Food and other articles will not be shared. Dress in non-cotton layers and bring extra clothing, food, hot and cold liquids. It is a must that you be proficient with your equipment and the designated mode of travel. Email or call/text David Thomas-Train, at email@example.com or at 802-989-6134, to sign up, and for details.