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Hike Leader Profiles
The North Jersey-Ramapo Chapter has a long history of excellent hike leaders who have both vast trail experience and enthusiasm for leading hikes. All of them have led many hikes of different levels and make hiker safety their number one priority.
I started hiking with ADK in 2015.After 2 years following my mentors Fred Hodde and Dean Gletsos, I started to lead in 2017. Most of my hikes are 6-8 miles B hikes with good climbing. Starting in 2020, I have led a hike every week, usually on Tuesdays. I welcome everybody and I will help you as much as I can to achieve your goals.
Member of ADK since 2013. Hike leader since 2015. Regular participant and leader of ADKNJR Thursday hikes. Retired from a career in finance and currently living in NYC.
After retiring early, I was seeking a recreation activity where I can socialize and make new friends. Joining ADK fit that bill more than I had hoped. I am now paying it forward by leading hikes, mostly on the intermediate level for experienced hikers. On occasion I will lead an easier hike that is suitable for a beginner, as I once was.