Coastal Mountains Land Trust and Georges River Land Trust will co-host an exploration of Ragged Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. The hike will be led by Stewardship Director Ian Stewart of Coastal Mountains and Stewardship Project Manager Jay Astle of Georges River.

This event is free and group size is limited to 15 people. Please call 236-7091 to register with Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Participants will meet at the Camden Snow Bowl and should be prepared for a rigorous hike on sometimes steep terrain. Please bring sturdy hiking boots, appropriate attire, water, and a snack.

The event celebrates collaborative conservation efforts on Ragged Mountain, not only between land trusts but also with the Camden Snow Bowl, Ragged Mountain Recreation Area, and Midcoast Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association. Hike leaders will provide an update on current initiatives as they hike through the protected sections of the mountain.