OUTINGS SCHEDULE ∑ FALL 2021 ∑ OCTOBER NOVEMBER ∑ DECEMBER

 

Saturday, 10/2†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B+ 12 A-

West Mountain, Catís Elbow, & The Timp

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at Anthony Wayne Parking Area North (PIP Exit 17). Hike across West Mountain on Timp-Torne, south on S-BM to Catís Elbow and Horn Hill, northwest on Red Cross to R-D to Timp-Torne up to West Mountain to AT, and Beechy Bottom Road to cars. TC Northern Harriman map 119.

 

Saturday, 10/2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 5 B[CEG 650']

Beech and Red Cross Loop

Karen Rose††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† kkarose@aol.com

(c) 551-804-0358

10:00 AM on Tiorati Brook Rd. where the Beech Trail crosses. It is 2.5 miles south of Tiorati Circle, a gravel parking lot on your left. Hike Beech and Red_Cross Trails and woods roads passing Hasenclever Mine and Civil War cemetery. Inclement weather cancels. TC Harriman North Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 10/5††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7 A[CEG 1800']

Seven Hills Loop

Geoff Fonseca††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM at the Reeves Visitor Center on 7 Lakes Dr. in Harriman._ We will hike the Pine Meadow, Seven Hills, and H-T-S trails to the Ramapo Torne, Torne View, Chipmunk and Diamond Mountains._ We return on the Seven Hills, H-T-S and Pine Meadow trails._ This hike is rated strenuous with several rock scrambles._ Please register via email._ Rain cancels._ TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 10/7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5 B[CEG 1440']

Catís Elbow

Henry Barkhorn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at the far south parking lot at Anthony Wayne Rec. Area. After a brief stretch on the Horn Hill Bike Path, we will hike a loop using the Ramapo-Dunderberg, Timp Torne and Appalachian trails. Some of the Parkís best panoramic views. Steady rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119._

 

Saturday, 10/9†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 2.1 C

Beginner Hike In Tallman State Park

Peter Reiner†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at main parking lot of Tallman State Park, on the right after passing the entrance. Take an easy walk/hike in Tallman State Park, Tallman, NY. We will walk at a leisurely pace and take time to observe the views of the Hudson River. Bring some water and a snack. We will be done by 12 noon. TC Hudson Palisades Trails map 109.

 

Sunday, 10/10††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 6.7 B[CEG 1705']

Almost Perpendicular and Claudius Smith Den

Mike Prestia††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:45 AM at Tuxedo Train Commuter Lot Ė East Village Road off Rt 17 (GPS Coordinates 41.19601, -74.18404). We will leave at 9:00 AM, following the Ramapo-Dunderberg, Kakiat, and Blue Disc Trails, and return on the R-D to the parking lot. Rain cancels. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 10/14††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7.5 B

Lunch on Parker Cabin Mountain

Paul Margiotta†††††††††††††††††††††††† pjmm1177@gmail.com (preferred)

201-693-6705 (morning of hike)

9:30 AM at the upper commuter lot at the intersection of Routes 17 & 17A, north of Tuxedo, NY. We will hike the Parker Cabin Hollow, White Bar, Triangle and R-D trails to a vista on Parker Cabin Mountain for lunch. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 10/16†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A- 12.2 A-[CEG 3400']

Wittenberg and Cross Mountains (Catskills)

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at trailhead on Woodland Valley Rd, Phoenicia, NY 12464 (GPS coordinates: 42.036110, -74.358149 1192-1260).Out and back hike: WS-PE to Wittenberg and then northeast to Cross Mountain and back. Stunning forest, dramatic rock formations, and a spectacular panoramic scenic lookout. TC Catskill Trails maps 142 & 143.

 

Tuesday, 10/19††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 5.2 A[CEG 1050']

West Mountain - 12 Viewpoint Foliage

Roy Wooters††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† rfwoot@gmail.com

845-304-0867

10:00 AM at the Anthony Wayne North Parking Lot (PIP Exit 17) in Harriman State Park. We will hike a loop using the Fawn, Timp-Torne, S-BM & R-D Trails and a woods road._ This will be a hike where we will stop to enjoy the Fall Foliage from 12 viewpoints. Precipitation of any kind cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday 10/23††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5.7 B[CEG 1140']

Raccoon Brook Hills

Mike Prestia††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:15 AM at Reeves Meadow Visitor Center (GPS Coordinates 41.17384, -74.16859). We will leave at 8:30 from Reeves Center following the Pine Meadow, Stony Brook, Kakiat, Raccoon Brook Hill, Kakiat, and Pine Meadows Trails returning us to the parking lot. Rain cancels. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 10/28††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 6.6 B

Sterling Ridge To Fire Tower And Return

P.Tilgner/S.Gordon††††††††††††††††††††††††††† petetilgner@gmail.com

(c) 201-364-9719

10:00 AM at the Sterling Ridge/Allis Trail/Sterling Valley trailhead off Rt 17A. The short, rough woods road entrance to parking area (P8 on map), is 5.7 miles west of the traffic light at ramp leading from Rt 17 to Rt 17A. Look for the hiker crossing sign on right. Road to parking will be a short distance on your left. Rain cancels. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Saturday, 10/30†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 2.2 C

Beginner Hike - Closter Nature Center

Peter Reiner†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at the Nature Center building at 154 Ruckman Road, Closter for an easy hike in Closter Nature Center. This is a pleasant level hike around the 136 acre nature center. Bring water and a snack.We will travel along wooden boardwalks and relatively flat paths.

 

Wednesday, 11/3†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5.4 B[CEG 1640']

Parker Cabin Mountain

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot on Route 106 (1369 Kanawauke Road, Southfields, NY). We start at 9:30 AM sharp going south on the White Bar all the way to the R-D trail where we make a left going north to the Nurian and back to the White Bar and the parking lot. This hike is strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman map 118.

 

Thursday, 11/4††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5.5 B+[CEG 1500']

Popolopen Torne and Gorge

Henry Barkhorn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

10:00 AM from the hiker's parking lot beyond Fort Montgomery on Route 9W north of the Bear Mountain Bridge._ We will hike the Timp-Torne trail to the summit of Popolopen Torne._ After enjoying lunch and the views, we will head down the Popolopen Gorge trail along Popolopen Creek, ending with a walk across the suspension footbridge connecting Forts Clinton and Montgomery._ This hike is rated B+ due to short rock scrambles as we approach and descend the summit._ Steady rain cancels._ TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 11/6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 11 A-[CEG 2000']

Bearfort Ridge, Abram Hewitt State Forest

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at trailhead on Warwick Turnpike (GPS 41.154849, -74.360453). Hike Bearfort Ridge Trail to AT to Prospect Rock to Bellvale Mountain, head back to Surprise Lake, return to cars on Bearfort Ridge Loop Trail. Beautiful views and varied terrain, including rock scrambles. TC North Jersey map 116.

 

Saturday, 11/6††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 5 B[CEG 900']

Diamond Mountain and Lake Wanoksink

Karen Rose††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† kkarose@aol.com

(c) 551-804-0358

9:30 AM at Lake Sebago parking. Hike up 7 Hills trail to Tower trail, pass Pine Meadow Lake, take woods road to Lake Wanoksink. Return on woods road and 7 Hills Trail. Inclement weather cancels._TC Harriman South Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 11/7

Daylight Savings Time Ends

 

Tuesday, 11/9†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7.5 B[CEG 1200']

Lunch at Black Rock Mountain

Geoff Fonseca††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM at Lake Skannatati in Harriman State Park._ Hike the A-SB to Times Square and_Black Rock Mountain on the R-D for lunch._We return on the R-D, Dunning and Long Path Trails._Please email leader to register. Rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Wednesday, 11/10††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 6.7 B

Wawayanda Circular

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at Wawayanda Boathouse Parking Lot. We will hike the Double Pond, Red Dot, Cherry Ridge Road, Old Coal, Lookout Lake, Laurel Pond and Sitting Bear Trails. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. TC North Jersey Trails map 116.

 

Thursday, 11/11††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 6 B

Lunch at Lake Nawahunta

Paul Margiotta†††††††††††††††††††††††† pjmm1177@gmail.com (preferred)

201-693-6705 (morning of hike)

9:30 AM at the Long Path parking area located off the north side of Route 6, Long Mountain Parkway, in Harriman State Park. We will hike up Stockbridge Mountain and to Lake Nawahunta utilizing the Long Path, Menomine Trail and Nawahunta Fire Road. TC Northern Harriman map 119.

 

Saturday, 11/13††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 2 C

Beginner Hike at Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve

Peter Reiner†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at the parking area off Pettee Ave. turning on Nature Preserve Driveway in North Haledon.This easy hike loops around a lake, formerly known as the Haledon Reservoir. Our walk around the reservoir covers different viewpoints. Bring water and a snack.

 

Tuesday, 11/16††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 8.6 B

Lake Sebago Ladentown Mountain

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at the Sebago Boat Launch parking lot on Seven Lakes Drive.We start at 9:30 AM sharp going east across the road on the Seven Hills trail to the Buck Trail going north. We make a right on the Meadow Road to catch the T-MI trail and the Breakneck Mountain trail. We make a right on the S-BM, passing by the Third Reservoir, all the way to the T-MI Trail where we make a right and back to the Buck and Seven Hills Trails returning us to the Boat Launch. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Southern Harriman map 118.

 

Saturday, 11/20†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A- 13 A-[CEG ~2500']

AT and Doris Duke Trails

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at Appalachian Trail, Lakes Rd, Monroe, NY 10950 (GPS coordinates 41.273690,-74.254170).Out and back over Eastern Pinnacles, Cat Rocks, and Wildcat on AT west, and then back east on AT to the Allis link to the Doris Duke Loop and return. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Saturday, 11/20††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B- 5.2 B[CEG 990']

Stockbridge Mountain and Lake Nawahunta

Mike Prestia††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:45 AM at Silvermine lot (GPS coordinates41.29531, -74.05958). We will leave at 9:00 AM fromSilvermine following the Menomine, Nawahunta Fire Road, Long Path, and Menomine Trails back to parking area. Rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 11/23†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7 B

Norvin Green Circular

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at Manaticut Point trailhead on Crescent Drive, Ringwood, NJ. We start at 9:30 AM sharp, going west on the Manaticut Point Trail to the Overlook Rock, Hewitt Butler, Burnt Meadow, Highland, Stone Circular, Lake Sonoma and Manicut Point Trails back to our starting point. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 115.

 

Saturday, 11/27††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 5.5 B[CEG 700']

R-D Trail Maintenance Hike

Karen Rose††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† kkarose@aol.com

(c) 551-804-0358

9:30 AM at Silvermine parking for shuttle to start of hike at Tiorati Circle._Hike and maintain R-D to Brien Shelter and return to cars via Menomine Trail. Bring clippers, gloves if you have them. I have new blazes, hammer and nails to replace old paint blazes. Inclement weather cancels. TC Harriman North Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 11/30†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 6.7 B+[CEG 1600']

Hogencamp Mountain

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at Lake Skannatati parking lot on Seven Lake Drive. We start at 9:30 AM sharp going west to the Long Path Trail to Times Square where we pick up the R-D going south to the Lichen Trail. Then on to the A-SB, Bottle Cap, and R-D Trails bringing us back to Times Square. We then take the A-SB back to the parking lot. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman map 119.

 

Thursday, 12/2†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7 B+[CEG 1000']

Bombay Hook

Peter Reiner†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

9:30 AM at the Kearney House at Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin.Hike over moderate trails including the Shore Trail with a challenging slope, the Forest View Trail and the Long Path. Register via email. TC Hudson Palisades Trails map 108.

 

Saturday, 12/4††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C 5 B[CEG 700']

Paradise Rock

Karen Rose†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† kkarose@aol.com

(c) 551-804-0358

10:00 AM at Lake Tiorati parking._Hike AT south to old_Hurst Trail then to Long Path with a short bushwack to Paradise Rock for early lunch. Return on Long Path north to AT and back to cars. Inclement weather cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 12/4††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B+ 11.5 A-[CEG 2683']

Norvin Green

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at trailhead: type New Weis Center into Google (150 Snake Den Rd, Ringwood, NJ 07456, gravel parking area on right before the Center, GPS coordinates 41.070369280376916, -74.32195201408298). Hike much of the southern section of Norvin Green: Wyanokie High Point, Torne Mountain, Osio Rock, Otter Hole, and Assiniwikam Mountain. TC North Jersey Trails map 115.

 

Tuesday, 12/7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7 B+[CEG 1400']

Johnsontown Circle Loop

Geoff Fonseca††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM from Johnsontown Circle parking in Sloatsburg, NY._ We will hike on the Blue Disc and Victory Trails to Claudius Smith Den, Black Ash Dam, and Lake Skenonto for lunch._ We return on the Yellow Triangle and White Bar Trails._ Precipitation of any kind cancels._ Traction devices may be required._ Please email leader to register._ TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Wednesday, 12/8††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5.6 B+[CEG 1280']

Appalachian Trail - Long Path Loop

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at Lake Tiorati Circle parking lot on Seven Lakes Drive. We start at 9:30 AM sharp going west to the Long Path. We go south on the Long Path all the way to the AT where we make a left to return to our start. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman map 119.

 

Thursday, 12/9††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 8 B

Lunch at the Second Reservoir

Paul Margiotta†††††††††††††††††††††††† pjmm1177@gmail.com (preferred)

201-693-6705 (morning of hike)

9:30 AM at the parking area off Diltzes Lane in Ladentown, Town of Pomona, Rockland County, NY.We will hike the T-MI and S-BM trails and a woods road along the north shores of the Third and Second Reservoirs before stopping for lunch. Our return will be via Woodtown Road and the Red Arrow and T-MI Trails. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Tuesday, 12/14††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 7 B+

Wyanokie High Point Circular

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 20l-699-3388

9:15 AM at New Weis Education Center parking area._We start at 9:30 AM sharp on the Otter Hole Trail going south to the Outlaw, then the Wyanokie Crest and back on the Otter Hole to the Hewitt Butler, PB, Carris Hill, and HB Trails, and back to the parking area. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. TC North Jersey Trails map 115.

 

Thursday, 12/16†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 5.5_B[CEG 1280']

Long Path-AT Loop

Henry Barkhorn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at Lake Tiorati parking. _We will do a loop on the Long Path, returning on the AT. _This is the hike described in Chapter 16 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman._Steady rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 12/18††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B+ 8/13 A-[CEG 2300']

Fahnestock State Park Circular

Mary Gelber††††††††††††††††††††††††††† midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 pm)

9:00 AM at Hubbard Lodge, 2880 Campbell Rd, Cold Spring Rd, 300 feet north off Route 301 intersection on Route 9 (GPS coordinates 41.442292,-73.915487). _School Mountain Rd, Round Hill to Fahnestock Trail over to Beaver Pond, Charcoal Burners, Wiccoppe to south on School Mountain Rd, to East Mountain Loop back to School Mountain Rd Trail and parking. Enjoy ruins, cascading streams, wooden bridges, many good climbs and beautiful forest. TC East Hudson Trails map 103.

 

Tuesday, 12/21†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 6 B

Hanks Pond at P1 Parking

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at the parking lot on Clinton Road & Van Orden Road, West Milford, NJ. We start at 9:30 AM sharp going north on the Hanks East Trail to the Highlands Trail going west. We go to the Fire Tower and then we go south on the Fire Tower Trail to the Blue Trail and to the parking lot. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 116.

 

Tuesday, 12/28††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B 8 B[CEG 1483']

Hibernia Mines Green Pond Rd

Roland Autran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† autran@msn.com

201-886-9119, (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at the parking lot at the intersection of Green Pond Rd & Lower Hibernia Rd. We hike a variety of trails from the Four Birds to the Saint Patrick Cemetery, the Hawk Watch peak and the Beaver Pond. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. TC Jersey Highlands Central North Region map 125. On Avenzaís Jersey Highlands map 125 you can find it on the Jersey Highlands East map. Both maps are 2016 editions.