OUTINGS SCHEDULE  ·  SPRING 2022  ·  APRIL  ·   MAY  ·  JUNE

 

Saturday, 4/2                                   B+ 9.4 A-  CEG 2600 ft

Panther & Ladentown Mt.

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at Ramapo Equestrian Center (GPS 41.174394, -74.086091). Loop RD to S-BM across Breakneck Trail to TMI to S-BM to RD. Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 4/2                                     B 5 A-  CEG 1520 ft

Bear Mountain

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at Bear Mountain Inn parking lot (GPS 41.31271, -73.98892, $7 parking fee). We will do a loop on the Appalachian and Major Welch Trails. There is some road walking (scenic drive), and climbing of stone stairs. Spectacular views of the Hudson and surrounding landscape as we circle the mountain. Don Weise describes the hike in his book Circuit Hikes in Harriman, chapter 28. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7 AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Sunday, 4/3                                                     C 6 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

10:00 AM at Croton Gorge Park on Rt 129, Cortland, NY. This “out-and-back” hike will be the first of six section hikes on the OCA. This segment is from Croton Gorge Park south to Route 9A and back. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Sunday, 4/3                                         B 6.5 B  CEG 800 ft

Castle/Tamarack/Todd Hill Loops

Chris Connolly                                C.connolly7@verizon.net

9:30 AM at Skyline Drive lower parking. Lunch at Tamarack Lake. TC Northern New Jersey Highland map 150 (New).

 

Tuesday, 4/5                                       B 5.2 B  CEG 820 ft

Wawayanda State Park

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM at the parking lot on Clinton Road, Hewitt, NJ at “Hiking Terrace Pond Parking”. We will start at parking P7 and hike on the loop Terrace Pond South and Terrace Pond North. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 151 (New).

 

Thursday, 4/7                                      B 6 B  CEG 1200 ft

Black Rock Forest

Henry Barkhorn                            hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

10:00 AM from parking on west side of Rt 9W at Peck’s Road (41°25'13.2"N 74°01'40.1"W; coming from the south, there is a u-turn cut just beyond the parking area). We will do a loop on Peck’s Road, Black Rock Hollow, Stillman, White Oak, White Oak Road and Reservoir Trails. Nice view from the top of Black Rock. Steady rain cancels. Registration by email required. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Saturday, 4/9                                  B+ 9.5 B+  CEG 2100 ft

Black Rock Forest

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at parking lot on Rt 9W (NOT the main parking lot,  GPS: Black Rock Forest Consortium 9W South parking area,  41.420211, -74.028283). Hike Black Rock Hollow Trail, cross Ben’s Bridge, head up Mt. Misery, Hill of Pines, and Rattlesnake Hill to Tower View to Stillman Trail to Black Rock, and then return via Black Rock Hollow. Tough hike but beautiful. Registration by email required. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Sunday, 4/10                                        B 6 B  CEG 600 ft

Ringwood Ponds/Warm Puppy Rocks

Chris Connolly                                C.connolly7@verizon.net

9:30 at Skylands Manor lot C. TC Northern New Jersey Highland map 150 (New).

 

Sunday, 4/10                                                   C 5 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

10:00 AM at Ossining Train Station. Going from Ossining Station north to Rt 9A and back, this “out-and-back” hike will be the second of six section hikes on the OCA. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Tuesday, 4/12                                       C 4 C  CEG 700 ft

Indian Hill Loop

Karen Rose                                           Kkarose@aol.com

551-804-0358

9:30 at Hall Drive, Southfields, off Orange Turnpike._We will hike past remains of Southfields Iron Furnace, built 1805, then on Indian Hill Trail passing ancient trees and stone walls. Rain cancels._Register with leader by email. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Thursday, 4/14                                 B 8.5 B_ CEG 1450 ft

Hasenclever Mine

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM at  Lake Skannatati parking. We hike the A-SB, Red Cross, Beech, and Long Path Trails. This moderate hike is from Chapter 19 of Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” Longer Hike. Severe inclement weather cancels. Register by email for this hike. TC Harriman Northern Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 4/16                                              B 6.6 B

Island Pond & Lemon Squeezer

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

9:00 AM at Elk Pen (GPS 41.26475,-74.15434). We will do a loop on the Arden-Surebridge, woods roads, and the Appalachian trails, returning to the Elk Pen.  Don Weise describes the hike in his book Circuit Hikes in Harriman, chapter 13. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7 AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. Contact leader for directions if unsure (assuming bridge over NYS Thruway is still closed). You can access Elk Pen from Tioratti Circle via Arden Valley Rd. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 4/19                                   B 7.5 B+  CEG 1200 ft

Lunch On 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, 4/20                          B+ 9/10 A-  CEG  2000 ft

Hudson Highlands State Park

Bob Fiscina                                       fis6973@tutamail.com

Meeting place and time provided upon registration. We will do a circular using the Breakneck Ridge, Undercliff, Washburn, Notch, Bypass and Wilkinson Trails. Rain cancels. TC East Hudson Trails map 102.

 

Thursday, 4/21                                 B 7.5 B+  CEG 1450 ft

Jackie Jones Mountain and Big Hill

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot on Rt 106 in Stony Point, NY. Parking space is on both sides of the road. We hike the S-BM to the Third Reservoir then on to the Long Path crossing the Old Turnpike, Woods Road, the S-BM and return to the parking lot. This hike is taken from Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 33. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Harriman Southern Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 4/23                                 B+ 9.2 A-  CEG 2900 ft

Sebago Stony Brook Special

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at Lake Sebago Boat Launch. Seven Hills to TMI to Stony Brook, then east on Kakiat to Seven Hills up and around Chipmunk Mt. on HTS, then back to Seven Hills up Diamond Mt and back to cars. Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 4/24                                     B 4.3 B  CEG 1020 ft

Jackie Jones Mountain and Big Hill

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at parking area on Rt 106 (right side of road coming from Kanawauke Circle, GPS 41.22978, -74.06042). This  single loop hike follows the Suffern-Bear Mountain, Long Path Trails, and woods roads. Don Weise describes the hike in his book Circuit Hikes in Harriman, chapter 6. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7 AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 4/26                                    B 7.5 A  CEG 1800 ft

7 Hills Loop

Petra Weller                               pwellerappelstein@gmail.com

201-280-9500

9:00 AM at Reeves Visitor_Center on 7 Lakes Dr, Harriman. We will hike the Pine Meadow, 7 Hills, HTS Trails to Ramapo Torne, Torne View, Chipmunk and Diamond Mt._ We will return via the HTS and Pine Meadow Trails. This hike is strenuous with several rock scrambles. Register via email. Rain cancels. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 4/28                                  B 5.7 B  CEG 1140 ft

Raccoon Brook Hills Circular

Rich Scala                                      jerseysilver393@gmail.com

201-819-6101

9:30 AM at Reeves Meadow Visitor Center. We will do the Raccoon Brook Hills hike as described in Chapter 3 (2nd edition) of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. We will traverse the Pine Meadow, Stony Brook, Kakiat, Raccoon Brook, Kakiat and Pine Meadow Trails. This hike has some interesting features including the “ladder” and some city views. Steady rain cancels. Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 5/1                                                     C 6 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (OCA)

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

10:00 AM at Ossining Train Station. Going from Ossining Station to Philipse Manor Station, this “point-to-point” hike will be the third of six section hikes on the OCA. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Thursday, 5/5                                   B_7_B+__CEG 2000 ft

Wilkinson Memorial Trail to Sunset Point

Henry Barkhorn                            hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at the Wilkinson Trailhead on Rt 9D about half a mile north of the Breakneck Ridge Tunnel. We will hike the Wilkinson Memorial Trail to Sunset Point and return on the Breakneck Ridge, Breakneck Ridge Bypass and WM Trails back to the cars. 8 scenic view stars on the map. Steady rain cancels. Registration by email required. TC East Hudson Trails map 102.

 

Saturday, 5/7                                    B 5.2 B  CEG 1400 ft

Bull Hill (Mt. Taurus)

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at parking lot on right side of Rt 9D traveling north from Bear Mt Bridge (GPS Bull Hill, NY). This will be a loop hike following the Washburn, Notch, Brook, and Cornish Trails. This hike has something for everyone, offering panoramic views of the Hudson Highlands, dramatic ledges and some minor rock scrambles as well as some old ruins.. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. You can find a detailed hike description in 50 Hikes in the Upper Hudson Valley, chapter 2, by Derek Dellinger. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC East Hudson Trails map 102.

 

Sunday, 5/ 8                                   B+ 9/11_B+  CEG 2000 ft

Seven Hills Circular

Bob Fiscina                                       fis6973@tutamail.com

Meeting place and time provided upon registration. We will do a circular using the 7 Hills, HTS and TMI trails._Rain cancels. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Tuesday, 5/10                                    B 7 B+  CEG 1400 ft

Lunch at Pine Meadow Lake

Geoff Fonseca                                geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM at Lake Sebago Boat Launch off Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman._ We will hike the Seven Hills, Buck, TMI, Yellow and Pine Meadow Trails over Conklin and Diamond Mountains to the Pine Meadow Lake for lunch. We return on the Pine Meadow Woods Road West and Seven Hills Trail via Wanasink Lake and Conklin Mountain. Rain cancels._ TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 5/12                                   B 6.5 B  CEG 600 ft

Rockland Lake & Hook Mountain

Paul Margiotta                           pjmm1177@gmail.com  (pref.)

201-693-6705

9:30 AM at Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, NY. For directions see: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/81/details.aspx  We will meet in parking lot 6 “boat launch” at the northwest corner of the lake. (If you pass the entrance to the golf course, you are heading in the wrong direction.) We will start with a walk along the lake and then hike up Hook Mountain for vistas of the Hudson River. We will then continue north on the Long Path and descend back down to Rockland Lake where we will have lunch. TC Hudson Palisades Trails map 110.

 

Saturday, 5/14                                  B+ 9 A-  CEG 2208 ft

Sterling Forest

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at Sterling Forest Visitor’s Center upper lot. Hike entire Bare Rock Trail to Fire Tower Trail to Fire Trail Connector. Optional extra mileage of loop around Sterling Lake. Registration by email required. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Saturday, 5/14                                    B 5.5 B  CEG 900 ft

Anthony's Nose from South Mountain Pass

Peter Reiner                                       psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at South Mountain Pass Road off Manitou Road (about 1.2 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge). Using the Appalachian Trail and Camp Smith Trail we will go to the top of Anthony's Nose Mountain and return back on these trails. Views of the Bear Mountain Bridge from the top. Rain cancels hike. Register with hike leader by email. TC East Hudson Trails map 101.

 

Sunday, 5/15                                                   C 6 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (OCA)

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

9:00 AM at Philipse Manor Station. Going from Philipse Manor Station to Ardsley-on-Hudson Station, this “point-to-point” hike will be the fourth of six section hikes on the OCA. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Tuesday, 5/17                                      C 5 B_ CEG 700 ft

Claudius Smith Den

Karen Rose                                           Kkarose@aol.com

551-804-0358

9:30 AM at Johnsontown Road Circle. Hike to Claudius Smith Rock via White Bar and TMI Trails, return on a woods road. Rain cancels._Register with leader by email. TC Harriman Southern Trails map118.

 

Thursday, 5/19                                             B 5.7 B

Racoon Brook Hills

Nick Loudon                                   nickloudon@comcast.net

973-619-5913

10:00 AM at Reaves Meadow Visitor Center off Seven Lakes Drive. Hike the Pine Meadow, HTS, and Kakiat Trails to Racoon Brook Hills. Return via Kakiat and Pine Meadow Trails. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 5/21                                 B+ 12 A-  CEG 2683 ft

Norvin Green Loop

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at New Weis Center (gravel parking area on right before the Center, 150 Snake Den Rd, Ringwood, NJ 07456, GPS 41.070369280376916, -74.32195201408298). Hike much of the southern section of Norvin Green: Wyanokie High Point, Torne Mt., Osio Rock, Otter Hole, and Assiniwikam Mt. Registration by email required. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 151 (New).

 

Sunday, 5/22                                                  B 7 B

Iron Mine Loop

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at the Tiorati Circle parking area (southern end, by dumpster, parking area GPS 41.274686, -74.08966). This will be a loop hike following the Lake Tiorati, Appalachian, Ramapo-Dunderberg, Bottle Cap, and the Long Path Trails as well as some woods roads. We will pass long abandoned iron mines, ruins, and interesting rock formations (including the Lemon Squeezer). This hike is considered moderate to strenuous. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Wednesday, 5/25                            B 6-7 B+__CEG 1200 ft

Abram Hewitt State Forest

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

201-886-9119  (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM sharp at “22 Warwick Turnpike, West Milford, NJ”. We will hike the Bearfort Ridge Loop Trail. This hike is moderately strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. This is Hike 51 of “Hike of the Week” by Daniel Chazin. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands map 152 (New).

 

Thursday, 5/26                                              B 9 A-

Bearfort Ridge

Petra Weller                               pwellerappelstein@gmail.com

201-280-9500

9:00 AM start from the Highlands Preserve lot on Warwick Turnpike, West Milford. We will hike the Bearfort Ridge Trail to the AT, out to Prospect Rock, then back down to the Blue Trail and on to Surprise Lake, and back to the parking lot. This is a strenuous hike with rock scrambles, climbs, and gorgeous views. Register via email. Rain cancels. TC North Jersey Highlands map 152 (New).

 

Saturday, 5/28                                  B+ 12 A- CEG 2800 ft

West Mt., Cat’s Elbow, & The Timp

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at Anthony Wayne north parking area, Exit 17 off Palisades Interstate Parkway. Hike across West Mt. on Timp-Torne Trail, south on S-BM to Cat’s Elbow and Horn Hill, northwest on Red Cross to R-D to Timp, Timp-Torne up to West Mt., past shelter to AT down to Beechy Bottom Road to cars. Registration by email required. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 5/28                                               B 4 C

Palisades Cliffs

Peter Reiner                                       psr7777@gmail.com

845-3237697

10:00 AM at Allison Park located at Allison Park Rd. Englewood Cliffs. Hike on the Long Path north, down the Dykman Hill Trail to the Shore Trail. Lunch will be at Ross Dock. Return on the same trails to Allison Park. Rain cancels the hike. Register by email with hike leader. TC Hudson Palisades map 108.

 

Tuesday, 5/31                                  B 6.5 B+_ CEG 1395 ft

Boston Mine Stahahe High Peak

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

201-886-9119  (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot on Rt 106 that you can find at “1369 Kanawauke Road, Southfields, NY”. We hike the White Bar, Nurian, R-D, Lichen, A-SB, White Bar, Dunning around Green Pond then south on the Island Pond Road, and White Bar Trails returning to the parking lot. This hike is strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email. TC Harriman Northern Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 6/2                                    B 7 B+_ CEG 1700 ft

Five Summits Hike

Geoff Fonseca                                geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM at the parking lot on Kanawauke Road (former Rt 106) in Harriman at the intersection of Kanawauke Road and the White Bar Trail (GPS 41.23488, -74.14906). We will hike the White Bar and RD trails to Carr Pond, Tom Jones, Parker Cabin, Black Rock Mountains, and Bald Rocks._ We return on the Dunning and White Bar Trails._ Precipitation of any kind cancels._ TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 6/4                                                     

National Trails Day

 

Saturday, 6/4                                                B 6.7 B

Norvin Green State Forest

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at parking area on Crescent Drive (GPS 41.091128, -74.320867, 1 Crescent Drive, Ringwood, NJ). Park on side of road. This will be a moderate lollipop hike featuring views and interesting rock formations. We will follow the Manaticut Point Spur, Manaticut Point Loop, Lake Sonoma, Overlook Rock, and Manaticut Point Trails, as well as a woods road. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7 AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC North Jersey Highlands map 151 (New).

 

Sunday, 6/5                                      B+ 8/9 A-  CEG 2500 ft

Storm King Circular

Bob Fiscina                                       fis6973@tutamail.com

Meeting place and time provided upon registration. Starting from Rt 218 we will hike the Howell, Bluebird and Highland trails to Corn-wall Landing returning on the Stillman, Howell and Stillman Springs Trails. Rain cancels. TC West Hudson Trail map 113.

 

Sunday, 6/5                                                     C 6 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (OCA)

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

9:00 AM at Ardsley-on-Hudson Station. Going from Ardsley-on-Hudson Station to Glenwood Station, this “point-to-point” hike will be the fifth of six section hikes on the OCA. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Tuesday, 6/7                                     B 6.3 B+_ CEG 1200 ft

Pine Swamp Mountain

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

201-886-9119  (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM sharp at the Lake Skannatati parking lot on Seven Lakes Drive. We hike the Long Path, A-SB, Bottle Cap, RD Trails to Times Square returning on the A-SB. Hike taken from Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 113. Severe inclement weather cancels. Register by email. TC Harriman Northern Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 6/9                                    B 6 B+_ CEG 1500 ft

Russian Bear

Henry Barkhorn                            hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at the Reeves Meadow Visitor Center._ We will hike a loop on the Reeves Brook, Seven Hills, Hillburn-Torne-Sebago and Seven Hills Trails, taking in the views from Chipmunk Mountain, Russian Bear and other viewpoints._ Rated B+ due to steep scramble on the Seven Hills Trail._ Steady rain cancels._ Registration by email required._ TC Southern Harriman Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 6/11                                    B 9 A  CEG 1400 ft

Schunemunk: Jessup Trail to The Megaliths

Peter Reiner                                       psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at hiker parking on Otterkill Road off Taylor Road, Schunemunk Mountain State Park. We hike on the Jessup, Sweet Clover and Highlands Trails, with a climb to the top of Schunemunk Mountain. Lunch on the Megaliths with views of the Catskills before returning to the parking area. Rain cancels hike. Register with hike leader. No beginners please. Register by email. TC West Hudson Trails map 114.

 

Sunday, 6/12                                                 B 7.5 B

Bare Rock Trail to Greenwood Lake Overlook

Mike Prestia                                 prestia.michael@gmail.com

917-841-0120

8:30 AM at Sterling Forest Visitor Center upper parking area on Old Forge Road (GPS 41.1989, -74.25684). This hike is classified as moderate to strenuous. It is a loop hike and we will follow the Sterling Lake Loop, Bare Rock, Fire Tower, West Valley Trails, and a woods road. We will pass remnants of old mines and infrastructure, great views of Greenwood Lake, and climb the fire tower, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area. We will hike as a group; leader will adjust pace of hike to accommodate participants. Steady rain cancels; leader will notify participants by 7 AM on day of hike. Registration by email required. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Tuesday, 6/14                                   B 6.9 B_ CEG 1150 ft

Lake Sebago, Diamond Mountain

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

201-886-9119  (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot at the circle at the end of Johnsontown Road in the town of Sloatsburg, NY, off the Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman Park. We will hike a variety of trails from the White Bar then to Lake Sebago using the T-MI to crossing the Seven Lakes Drive, to Diamond Mountain on the Seven Hills, then the HTS going back on the T-MI, and the White Bar Trails to the parking lot. This hike is a modification of one taken from Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 19. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Rain cancels._Register by email for this hike. TC Harriman Southern Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 6/16                                    C 5 B_ CEG 700 ft

RD Trail Maintenance

Karen Rose                                           Kkarose@aol.com

551-804-0358

9:30 AM at Silvermine parking. Meet here to shuttle to start of hike at Tiorati Circle. Hike the RD, checking blazes, clipping, clearing small blowdowns,_etc. I have new blazes, bring work gloves and clippers if you have them. Rain cancels. Email leader to register for outing. TCNorthern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 6/18                                   B 8 B+ CEG 1000 ft

Fahnestock Canopus Lake to Shenandoah Mountain

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM at trailhead where AT crosses Rt 301, 1.4 miles west of Taconic State Parkway or 4.5 mi. east of Rt 9 (GPS 41.4526580, - 73.8378470). We will hike the AT up to Shenandoah Mt. with beautiful views of Canopus Lake, and return the same way with a detour to the shores of Canopus. Registration by email required. TC East Hudson Trails map 103.

 

Sunday, 6/19                                                   C 5 C

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (OCA)

Dennis Ng                                       DennisNg60@gmail.com

201-265-1796

9:00 AM at Tibbetts Brook Park. Going from Tibbetts Brook Park to Glenwood Station, this “point-to-point” hike will be the last of six section hikes on the OCA. Updates and additional details after registration by email.

 

Tuesday, 6/21                                  B 8.85 B_  CEG 2000 ft

Ledges and Lakes

Roland Autran                                      autran@msn.com

201-886-9119  (c) 201-699-3388

9:15 AM at the parking lot called “Skatepark” behind the Tuxedo Train Station on East Village Road in Tuxedo. From there we walk the RD Trail which follows East Village Road, to Grove Drive to the head of the Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail. We hike on the RD, Tuxedo-MT Ivy, Triangle, Victory (B), White Bar, and back South on the RD to the Blue Disc, Tuxedo-MT Ivy, and RD Trails to the parking lot. This hike is strenuous. It’s described in Chapter 9 of Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman”. Severe inclement weather cancels. Register by email for this hike. TC Harriman Southern Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 6/23                                 B+ 8.5 A  CEG 2750 ft

Beacon Fire Tower

Bob Fiscina                                       fis6973@tutamail.com

Meeting place and time provided upon registration. We will take the Breakneck Ridge trail to the fire tower,_returning on the Breakneck Ridge, Bypass and Wilkinson Trails._Rain cancels. TC East Hudson Trail map 102.

 

Saturday, 6/25                                 B+10 A- _CEG 2152 ft

Claudius Smith/Parker Cabin Mountain Loop

Mary Gelber                                    midgegelber@gmail.com

917 -922-3203

9:00 AM at Tuxedo commuter lot (GPS 41.196228, -74.184270, or type Powerhouse Lane, Tuxedo Park, NY into GPS). Go east on East Village Rd in Tuxedo Park, immediately cross RR tracks and turn left into commuter lot. We hike the R-D to TMI, Claudius Smith, then up Blue-Disc and retrace Blue-Disc to TMI to Dutch Doctor Shelter, then Triangle Trail to Lakes Sebago and Skenonto to Parker Cabin Mt. and back to cars. Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 6/26                                                 C 5 C+

Apshawa Preserve

Peter Reiner                                       psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at Northwood Drive off Macopin Road in West Milford for a hike in the Apshawa Preserve located in West Milford, NJ. The Preserve is a 575 acre park containing a waterfall, Butler Reservoir and scenic trails. Register with hike leader by email. TC Jersey Highlands Central Region map 125 (old) or new North Jersey Highlands Wyanokies Trail map 151.

 

Sunday, 6/26                                   B+ 10.5 B_ CEG 2000 ft

Dennytown Road to Old Albany Post Road

Bob Fiscina                                       fis6973@tutamail.com

Meeting place and time provided upon registration. This is a south to north out and back on the AT._Rain cancels. TC East Hudson Trails maps 103 and 101.

 

Wednesday, 6/29                             B 9.3 B_ CEG 1650 ft

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 hike the Seven Hills, Buck Trail to Meadow Road to catch the T-MI and on to the Breakneck Mountain Trail. We continue to the S-BM, passing by the Third Reservoir, all the way to the T-MI continuing to the Buck, Seven Hills and the Sebago Boat Launch. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Register by email for this hike. TC Harriman Southern Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 6/30                                    B 6 B  CEG 800 ft

Lunch at Bare Rock Vista

Paul Margiotta                           pjmm1177@gmail.com  (pref.)

201-693-6705

9:30 AM at Sterling Forest State Park in front of the Visitors Center. We will hike to and from the vista overlooking Greenwood Lake using the Lakeville Ironworks, Sterling Lake Loop and Bare Rock Trails. TC Sterling Forest Trails Map 100.