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Tuesday, 7/5                                                               B 6.7 B  CEG 1705 ft

Almost Perpendicular Loop

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot of Tuxedo Train Station on E. Village Road, exact location will be specified. We start on the Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail go to the Blue Disc Trail taking it to Almost Perpendicular scramble and going back to the parking lot via the Kakiat. This hike is moderate to strenuous. This hike is described in chapter 8 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman by Don Weise. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Southern Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 7/7                                                            B 5.2 B  CEG 1150 ft

Sleater Hill and Almost Perpendicular

Nick Loudon                                               nickloudon@comcast.net

973-619-5913

9:30 AM at the parking lot at the end of Johnsontown Road, off 7 Lakes Drive, Sloatsburg, NY. We will hike Blue Disc Trail to the Kakiat, the Orange and Blue trails completing the first loop; and back to the Orange and Kakiat Trails completing the second loop, back to the car park. The hike is described in Don Weise's Circuit Hikes in Harriman Chapter 7. This is a moderate to strenuous hike. Rain cancels. Please register with leader by email. TC Harriman-Bear Mt. Southern Trails map 118.

 

Tuesday, 7/12                                                            B 8.4 B  CEG 1500 ft

Hasenclever Mine

Geoff Fonseca                                            geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM from Lake Skannatati Parking Lot in Harriman State Park.  We will hike the A-SB, Red Cross, Beech, and Long Path Trails. Precipitation of any kind cancels. Please email leader to register. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 119.

 

Wednesday, 7/13                                                    B 6.8 B  CEG 1150 ft

Modified Lake Sebago, Diamond Mountain Hike

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the circle at the end of Johnsontown Road in the town of Sloatsburg, NY off Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman Park. We will hike a variety of trails from the White Bar, T-MI, Seven Hills, and HTS. This is a modification of the hike described in Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 19. This hike is moderate to strenuous. If rain, we will cancel. Please register for this hike by email. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Southern Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 7/17                                                              B 8 B+  CEG 1400 ft

Southern Harriman Circular

Petra Weller                                            pwellerappelstein@gmail.com

201-280-9500

8 AM at the circle end of Johnsontown Rd in Harriman. We will begin on the Blue Disc Trail and loop around the Red, Yellow Triangle, and White Bar Trails. Steady rain cancels. Register by email. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Tuesday, 7/19                                                            B 5.8 B  CEG 1500 ft

Norvin Green State Forest Hike

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15AM sharp at the Otter Hole Parking Lot, Glenwild Avenue, Bloomingdale, NJ. We start on the Hewitt-Butler Trail going east  for about 0.6 mile then back on the Hewitt-Butler Trail passing Yoo-Hoo Point, Wyanokie High Point to the Macopin Trail. Then the Otter Hole Trail to the Wyanokie Circular, the Outlaw Trail, the Wyanokie Crest Trail and back on the Otter Hole Trail to the Parking Lot. This is Hike 37 of “Hike of the Week” by Daniel Chazin. This hike is a moderate to strenuous hike. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike.  TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 151 (old map 115).

 

Thursday, 7/21                                                        B 6.5 B+  CEG 1200 ft

Butter Hill/Stillman/Bluebird Loop

Peter Reiner                                                     psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at the hiker’s parking lot on Rt 9W by Storm King State Park. Hike up Butter Hill past the ruins to the Bluebird and Stillman Trails. Lunch on top of Storm King Mt with great views. Rain cancels hike. Email leader to register. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Tuesday, 7/26                                                            B 7.1 B  CEG 1380 ft

Ramapo Mountain Twin Hill

Roland Autran                                         autran@msn.com (preferred)

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

9:15 AM at the Parking Lot on “Ramapo Mountain State Forest (upper lot)” or 265 Skyline Drive, Oakland, NJ 07436. We cross the street going east on the Tamarack Loop to the Yellow Trail going north for about 2.5 miles all the way to the Schuber Trail going west and south to the Parking Lot area. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 150 (old map 115).

 

Thursday, 7/28                                                         B 5.5 B  CEG 1300 ft

Almost Perpendicular & Claudius Smith Den

Rich Scala                                                    jereysilver393@gmail.com

9 AM at East Village Road Skate Park, Tuxedo, NY. We will traverse the Kakiat, Blue Disc, Tuxedo-Mt. Ivy, and Ramapo-Dunderberg as described in Chapter 8 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. Lunch and views at the top of Almost Perpendicular (2.4 miles). This shorter hike is rated moderate with one relatively steep climb. Email registration is required. Heavy rain cancels. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 7/31                                                              B 7 B+  CEG 1400 ft

Black Rock Forest Trails

Peter Reiner                                                     psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at the parking area along Reservoir Rd. to hike on the Stillman Trail, followed by the Scenic Tower View, White Oak and Black Rock Hollow Trails. Great views from Mt Misery. Bring plenty of water for the hike. Rain cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Tuesday 8/2                                                                B 6.9 B  CEG 1533 ft

Goshen Mountain Circular

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot for Lake Tiorati Circle on Seven Lakes Drive. We start on the Blue Trail to the RD/Appalachian Trails going north to the Arden Valley Road. We stay on the road for about 0.3 mile to the Long Path going north for about 0.3 mile to the Forest Road connecting to the Appalachian Trail. We continue on the Appalachian Trail, cross the Seven Lake Drive and continue to the RD Trail. We return re-crossing the Seven Lake Drive using the RD Trail back to the Appalachian Trail and Blue Trail to the parking lot. This hike is the reverse of the one described in Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 107. This hike is moderate. Please register by email. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Northern Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 8/4                                                              B 6.5 B  CEG 800 ft

Lunch at Pine Meadow Lake

Paul Margiotta                                        pjmm1177@gmail.com (pref)

201-693-6705 (day of hike)

9:30 AM at the Sebago Lake boat launch off Seven Lakes Drive. We will hike to and around Pine Meadow Lake, where we will stop for lunch at a shady, secluded spot on the south shore. TC Southern Harriman Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Saturday,8/6                                                               B 9 B+  CEG 1300 ft

Hike The AT For Ice Cream

Peter Reiner                                                     psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at the parking area on the Appalachian Trailhead located at Continental Rd, Warwick, NY.  Several great views including Greenwood Lake and Cat Rock.  At the end we will go to the famous Bellvale Creamery ice cream shop. No beginners please. This is a car shuttle. We start the hike at the NY Rt. 17A Allis, Sterling Ridge trailhead parking (P8). Email hike leader to register.  Rain cancels hike. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100.

 

Tuesday, 8/9                                                                 B 6 B  CEG 1480 ft

Hibernia Mines Green Pond Rd

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp 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, Hawk Watch and the Beaver Pond. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Please register by email for this hike. TC Jersey Highlands Trails map 125.

 

Thursday, 8/11                                                         B 6.4 B+  CEG 750 ft

Almost Perpendicular and Claudius Smith Den

Nick Loudon                                               nickloudon@comcast.net

973 619 5913

9:30 AM in the Skate Park parking lot on East Village Road near the Thruway underpass in Tuxedo, NY. We will start the hike on the R-D Trail switching to the Kakiat Trail, and then onto the Blue Disc Trail before meeting up with the R-D Trail back to the car park. The hike is a variation of the hike in Don Weise's Circuit Hikes in Harriman Chapter 8. It is rated moderate. Rain cancels. Please register with leader by email.TC Harriman-Bear Mt. Southern Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 8/13                                                              B 6 B  CEG 800 ft

Long Pond Iron Works

Peter Reiner                                                     psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at Long Pond Iron Works Visitor Center on Greenwood Lake Turnpike in Hewitt, NJ for a hike on the Sterling Ridge Trail, over the bridge to the Hasenclever Trail and a circular of the Monks Trail around Monks Mountain at the Monksville Reservoir. Rain cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 151(old map 115).

 

Tuesday 8/16                                                               B 6 B  CEG 1430 ft

Pine Meadow Lake via Ramapo Equestrian Center

Roland Autran                                                  autran@msn.com_

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

9:15 AM sharp at Ramapo Equestrian Center off Route 202. We start on the Pine Meadow Trail taking it to the Conklin’s Crossing Trail. Our return is on the Suffern-Bear Mountain and Pine Meadow Trails. This hike is moderate to strenuous. It is described in chapter 5 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman by Don Weise. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Southern Trails map 118.

 

Wednesday, 8/17                                      Chapter Membership Meeting

7:00 - 8:30 PM                             Smartphone Photography for the Outdoors

Meeting will be held via Zoom. See page 3 for more information. To register, email your full name and telephone number to membership@adknjr.org

 

Tuesday, 8/23                                                            B 7 B+  CEG 1600 ft

Wildcat Mountain

Geoff Fonseca                                            geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM from the commuter's parking lot at the intersection of Rt. 17A and Rt. 17 (GPS 41.22962-74.18428). We will hike the Wildcat Mountain Trail and Furnace Loop for lunch. We return on the Wildcat Mountain Trail. Please email leader to register. TC Sterling Forest Trails map 100 (P5 parking).

 

Wednesday, 8/24                                                    B 6.6 B  CEG 1655 ft

Island Pond

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the Elk Pen parking lot. Access to the Elk Pen by car from Rt. 17 is not possible. Road closed. To get to the Elk Pen parking you must access it on Arden Valley Rd from Tiorati Circle on Seven Lakes Drive. We start on Arden-Surebridge and return on the AT. This hike is described in Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 81 and is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Northern Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 8/25                                                         B 6.6 B  CEG 1600 ft

Island Pond and Lemon Squeezer

Rich Scala                                                   jerseysilver393@gmail.com

9 AM at Elk Pen parking lot off Arden Valley Road. Access to the Elk Pen by car from Rt. 17 is not possible. Road closed. To get to the Elk Pen parking lot you must access it on Arden Valley Rd from Tiorati Circle off Seven Lakes Drive. Southfields, NY. We will hike the Arden-Surebridge to the Appalachian Trail with lunch at Island Pond. This hike is described in Chapter 13 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. Email registration is required. Heavy rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday 8/30                                                             B 7.2 B  CEG 1200 ft

Silvermine Lake & Big Bog Mountain

Roland Autran                                                  autran@msn.com_

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot of Silvermine Lake. We start on the Menomine Trail going to the Red Cross, 1779 Trails, and the AT. We take Silvermine Road back to the parking lot. This hike is moderate to strenuous. It is a version of the hike described in chapter 15 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman by Don Weise. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register by email for this hike. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Northern Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 9/3                                                          B+ 9.4 A-  CEG 2600 ft

Panther & Ladentown Mts

Mary Gelber                                                midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

7:30 AM Town of Ramapo Equestrian Center (GPS 41.174394, -74.086091) Loop Pine Meadow Trail to S-BM across Breakneck Trail to TMI to S-BM to Pine Meadow. Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Tuesday, 9/6                                                               B 5.4 B  CEG 1640 ft

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 that you can find at “1369 Kanawauke Road, Southfields, NY”. We start 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 Harriman-Bear Mountain Southern Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 9/10                                                        B+ 12 A-  CEG 2800 ft

West Mt, Cat’s Elbow, & The Timp

Mary Gelber                                                midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

9:00 AM Anthony Wayne North Parking Area, Exit 17 off Palisades Interstate Parkway. Hike across West Mt on to 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 shelter to AT to Beechy Bottom Rd to cars. Registration by email required.TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 9/13                                                            B 6.7 B  CEG 1045 ft

Wawayanda Circular

Roland Autran                                                   autran@msn.com 

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

9:15 AM at Wawayanda boat house Parking Lot. We 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. Please register by email for this hike. Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 153 (old map 116).

 

Saturday, 9/17                                                       B+ 9.4 A-  CEG 2707 ft

Sebago Stony Brook Special

Mary Gelber                                                midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

8:00 AM at Lake Sebago Boat Launch Parking Area. 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.

 

Tuesday, 9/20                                                          B 7.8 B+  CEG 1500 ft

Pine Meadow Lake & Ramapo Escarpment

Geoff Fonseca                                            geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM from the Town of Ramapo Equestrian Center off Rte. 202 south of Pomona. We will hike the Pine Meadow Trail to the S-BM and Conklin's Crossing to Pine Meadow and Wanoksink Lakes and return via the Pine Meadow Trail. Steady rain cancels. Registration by e-mail. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Wednesday, 9/21                                                    B 8.6 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 start going east on the Seven Hills Trail to the Buck Trail going north and on to Meadow Road to catch the T-MI Trail and the Breakneck Mountain Trail to the S-BM, passing by the Third Reservoir all the way to the T-MI Trail back to the Buck and the Seven Hills and the Sebago Boat Launch. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Harriman-Bear Mountain Southern Trails map 118.

 

Thursday 9/22                                                          B 6.4 B  CEG  1200 ft

Hogencamp Mountain

Rich Scala                                                   jerseysilver393@gmail.com

9 AM at Lake Skannatati parking lot on Seven Lakes Drive. We will hike the Arden-Surebridge, Dunning, Ramapo-Dunderberg, and Long Path trails. This hike is described in Chapter 19 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. Email registration is required. Heavy rain cancels. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 9/24                                                      B+ 12.1 A-  CEG 2900 ft

Catskills Hike/ North South Lake and Kaaterskill Falls

Mary Gelber                                                midgegelber@gmail.com

917-922-3203

8:30 AM at Scutt Road Trailhead, Haines Falls, NY. Hike down to Kaaterskill Falls, then back up and along Escarpment Trail to North Point.  Return on Mary Glen to Rock Shelter to cars. TC Northeastern Catskill Trails map 141.

 

Tuesday, 9/27                                                              B 7 B  CEG 1300 ft

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 going west on the Manaticut Point Trail to the Overlook Rock, Tapawingo, Burnt Meadow and Highland Trails. Then south on the Stonetown Circular, Lake Sonoma and back to the parking lot via the Manaticut Point Trail. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 151 (old map 115).

 

Thursday, 9/29                                                         B 8.5 B  CEG 1400 ft

Lunch at Ilgenstein Rock                                                

Paul Margiotta                                        pjmm1177@gmail.com (pref)

201-693-6705 (day of hike)

9:30 AM at Skylands Manor/ NJ Botanical Gardens, Parking Lot “A”, in Ringwood State Park. We will hike to Ilgenstein Rock for lunch, utilizing the Crossover, Five Ponds Loop, Ringwood-Ramapo, Blue and Hoeferlin Trails. Our return will be via the Crossover Trail. For directions enter “NJ Botanical Garden” into Google Maps. TC Northern New Jersey Highlands Trails map 150 (old map 115).