VT/NH question

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by crawdad, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. crawdad

    crawdad Been here awhile

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    Is the last week in October too late to catch the foliage in central to north Vermont or New Hampshire? Thanks in advance for any help.
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  2. High Hope

    High Hope World's Best Dog

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    I think it might be too late. Do you have any flexibility in your scheduling? One or two ADVriders and I are planning an earlier trip, around the first of Oct. Post if interested?
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  3. Nice_Rumble

    Nice_Rumble Long timer

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    The last week in October would certainly be too late for good color in the north country. Peak color starts up north first and works it's way south. Oct. 6,7,8 is generally peak color in south central New England. The north country would be past peak and if there has been rain and wind, a lot of leaves will have already dropped. I usually see best color beginning the end of September through the second week in October.

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  4. crawdad

    crawdad Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the offer but not much flexibility here. We'll be in the car anyway, I don't think the wife would be enthused about 2 up on the DR from NJ. We were just looking for a quick getaway and love it up there.
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  5. crawdad

    crawdad Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the quick response
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  6. VtBlackDog

    VtBlackDog Been here awhile

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    too late....
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  7. UngaWunga

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    Yup. Because of the drought that ended today, trees have already started to change colors and drop leaves. We'll see if that changes.
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  8. vtjeff

    vtjeff Stuck in the muck!

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    Much to late! Look into the Berkshires down in Mass. But VT and NH may have had snow by then. Even without snow the leaves will have fallen by then.
    Good luck.
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  9. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    This was taken at Smuggler's Notch October 16 or 17, 2006.

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  10. High Hope

    High Hope World's Best Dog

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    Man, that is what I'm looking forward too! Nice picture.:evil
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  11. dlrides

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    Just returned from NY, VT, NH and ME on Sunday, at high elevations, the leaves are starting to change.

    Smuggler's Notch 9/02/07

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  12. hockeygoon

    hockeygoon Been here awhile

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    Even down here the leaves are changing. By mid Oct I don't think we will have any at all.

    We got dumped on today with rain. My lawn needed it--it was starting to resemble my grass when I lived in New Mexico.
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  13. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Thank you!
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    ...leave about a week earlier. It can change that fast. Mid-week is also recommended if the leaves look like this.
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