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Saturday, 1/1                                       B 7 B, CEG 1200 ft

Happy Harriman New Year

Chris Connolly                                   c.connolly7@verizon.net

201-321-6605

9:30 AM at Reeves Meadow parking area. Register by email. TC Southern Harriman Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 1/2                                          B 5.5 B, CEG 700 ft

Campgaw Capers

Chris Connolly                                   c.connolly7@verizon.net

201-321-6605

10:00 AM at Park Drive parking lot (not Ski parking lot). Register by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 150.

 

Wednesday, 1/5                                  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. Register by email for this hike. TC North Jersey Trails map 116, or new map 153.

 

Thursday, 1/6                                       B 8 B, CEG 1500 ft

Hasenclever Mine

Henry Barkhorn                                hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at Lake Skannatati. We will do a loop on the Red Cross and Beech Trails, returning on the Long Path._Hike may be shortened to 6 miles, depending on conditions. Steady rain cancels. Registration by email required. TC Northern Harriman Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 1/8                                  B+ 10.4 A-, CEG 2615 ft

Black Rock Forest

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 9 PM)

8:45 AM at parking lot on Rt 9W (NOT the main parking lot). Type “Black Rock Forest Consortium 9W South parking area” into GPS (GPS coordinates 41.420267,-74.027751). 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. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Sunday, 1/9                                                     B 6 B

Ramapo Reservation Loops

Chris Connolly                                   c.connolly7@verizon.net

201-321-6605

9:30 AM at Ramapo Reservation’s Rt 202 parking lot. Register by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 150.

 

Tuesday, 1/11                                      B 8 B, CEG 1200 ft

Pine Meadow Lake Loop

Geoff Fonseca                                  geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM from Lake Sebago Boat Launch parking lot._ We will hike on the Seven Hills, Buck, Pine Meadow West (woods road) and Pine Meadow Trails around Pine Meadow Lake. We will return on Pine Meadow Trail/woods road & Seven Hills trail._ Precipitation of any kind cancels. Traction devices/snowshoes may be required._ Please email leader to register. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 1/13                                   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 at Lake Tiorati Circle on Seven Lakes Drive. We start the loop hiking from the parking lot on the Blue Trail to the R-D/Appalachian, R-D, Appalachian, woods road going to the Long Path, back to the parking lot on Arden Valley Road. Please look at hike’s description in Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 107. This hike is easy to moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 119.

 

Sunday, 1/16                                         B 6 B, CEG 650 ft

Ramapo Lake Loops

Chris Connolly                                   c.connolly7@verizon.net

201-321-6605

9:30 AM at Upper Skyline Drive parking area. Register by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 150.

 

Tuesday, 1/18                                      B 7 B, CEG 1633 ft

Ringwood State Park

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at Shepherd Lake Recreation Area, Ringwood NJ on Shepherd Lake Road, Ringwood NJ at the end of Shepherd Lake Road in the picnic area. Start hike going east and south on the R-R all the way to the Crossover. Take the Crossover going east around the Gatum Pond and the Weyble Pond using the bike trail north to the Halifax to the west side of the Glasmere Pond, take another bike trail to the R-R to go back to the parking area. This hike is part of “Hike of the Week” Hike 9 by Daniel Chazin. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC North Jersey (East) map 115, or new map 150.

 

Thursday, 1/20                                                B 5 B

Lake Sebago in the Winter

Paul Margiotta                                   pjmm1177@gmail.com

(c) 201-693-6705 (morning of hike only)

10:00 AM from Johnsontown Circle, at the end of Johnsontown Road, in Harriman State Park. We will hike on the White Bar and Triangle Trails and an unblazed trail to reach Lake Sebago, where we will stop for lunch. Our return will be via a paved and woods road and the White Bar Trail. Icy and/or snow covered trails could be expected. Therefore, all participants will be required to have proper traction devices, as determined at time of registration. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 1/22                                   B 10 B+, CEG 2638 ft

Reservoir Loop/Long Path

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 9 PM)

9:00 AM on Call Hollow Rd 0.5 miles south of Willow Grove Rd (GPS coordinates 41.2165511, -74.0511574). Hike up Long Path, take SBM to cutoff around Breakneck Pond, back to SBM past Third Reservoir to Woodtown Rd to Second Reservoir, and unmarked trails back to car. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 118.

 

Sunday, 1/23                                       B 6.7 B, CEG 700 ft

Hook Mountain State Park

Peter Reiner                                         psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at Landing Road gate in Rockland Lake State Park off Rt 9W. We will take the Long Path north and then go down to the Shore Trail. After a brief stop at Treason Rock we will return on the shore path back to Landing Road. Rain cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC Hudson Palisades map 111.

 

Tuesday, 1/25                                     B 6.5 B, CEG 1810 ft

West Mountain

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at Anthony Wayne Recreation Area 1st parking lot from the Palisade Parkway Exit 17. This hike is part of Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” page 149. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 119.

 

Saturday, 1/29                                B+ 8-11 A-, CEG 2200 ft

Mt. Taurus

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com  (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 8 PM)

9:00 AM at Washburn Trailhead (7357 Louisiana 57, Cold Spring, NY). Hike Washburn Trail to Mt. Taurus to Notch Trail, north on Breakneck Ridge Trail, south on Notch Trail and east on Undercliff back to Washburn to cars. Route adjusted according to trail conditions. Optional additional mile around Little Stony Point Park. TC East Hudson Trails map 102.

 

Tuesday, 2/1                                       B 7.5 B, CEG 1440 ft

Pond Mountain Circular

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the DEC parking, Tuxedo Park, NY on E. Village Road. From the parking lot, we will walk to the RD trail which follows E. Village Road, go under the Thruway underpass to Grove Drive North and go to the head of the RD trail. Then, we hike on the RD passing by the Black Ash Mine to the Victory to the White Bar on to the Kakiat taking us back to the parking lot via the RD. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 2/3                                       B 6 B, CEG 1000 ft

Ramapo Mt. State Forest and Camp Glen Gray

Henry Barkhorn                                hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at upper parking on Skyline Drive._We will hike a loop on the Tamarack Loop, Yellow and Schuber trails. Expansive view over Bergen County toward the NYC skyline._ This is the hike described in Chapter 33 of Hike of the Week. Steady rain cancels._Registration by email required. TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 150.

 

Saturday, 2/5                                     B+ 9 B+, CEG 2100 ft

Dunderberg Spiral Railway/The Timp/Bald Mt.

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 9pm)

9:00 AM at trailhead parking 4 miles south of the Bear Mt. traffic circle on Rt 9W (GPS 41.281137,-73.962838). Timp Torne Trail up Dunderberg and over to the Timp, then loop back on RD to Bald Mt. and back to cars. Beautiful expansive views of the Hudson, and a rewarding, tough climb. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 2/10                                    B 6.7 B, CEG 590 ft

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the Saffin Pond parking area at 157 Weldon Road, Jefferson, NJ. Hike on the Highland to the Pine Swamp Trail, then west on the Blue Blaze Trail, then back on the Pine Swamp, to the Orange Trail, to south on the Ogden Mine Trail and back to the parking area. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Jersey Highlands Trails map 126.

 

Saturday, 2/12                                    B 9 B+, CEG 1600 ft

Silvermine to Bradley Mine

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 9pm)

9:00 AM at Silvermine parking lot (GPS 41.295360, -74.059600). Hike Menomine to AT/RD to unmarked trail to Long Path and walk along Arden Valley Rd to Bradley Mine. Retrace steps to Long Path to Menomine to parking lot. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 119.

 

Tuesday, 2/15                                      B 7 B, CEG 1100 ft

Iron Mine Hike

Geoff Fonseca                                  geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:30 AM at Lake Skannatati parking._ We will hike the Long Path, Surebridge Mine Road and AT to the Fingerboard Shelter for lunch. We return on the Hurst, a woods road, and ASB. Precipitation of any kind cancels. Traction devices/snowshoes may be required._ Please email leader to register. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 119.

 

Wednesday, 2/16                               B 7.1 B, CEG 1455 ft

Breakneck Mountain

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot on Diltzes Lane off Route 202 in Pomona (GPS 41.185142, -74.073979). From there we catch the T-MI Trail crossing the S-BM going west all the way to the Breakneck Mountain Trail going north passing the West Pointing Rock. At the intersection of the S-BM, we go back east on the S-BM then the Red Arrow Trail and the T-MI Trail to the parking lot. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 2/17                                     B 7 B, CEG 1425 ft

Goshen Mountain

Henry Barkhorn                                hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at Lake Tiorati parking. _We will do a loop north on the RD/AT, the RD, the AT and the Long Path._ This is the hike described in Chapter 17 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. _Steady rain cancels. _Registration by email required. _TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 119.

 

Sunday, 2/20                                       B 6.5 B, CEG 700 ft

Ringwood Ponds

Chris Connolly                                   c.connolly7@verizon.net

201-321-6605

9:30 AM at Ringwood Manor’s lot A. Register by email. TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 150.

 

Tuesday, 2/22                                      B 5.5 B, CEG 865 ft

Dater 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 start the hike going west on the Blue Disc Trail to the Kakiat Trail, south to the Orange Trail to the Blue Trail, and south all the way to Sleater Hill. We continue north to the Orange Trail and then turn right on the Kakiat Trail to the White Bar Trail south to return to the parking lot. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain map 118.

 

Saturday, 2/26                                  B 6.5 B+, CEG 1400 ft

Black Rock Forest Northern Loop

Peter Reiner                                         psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

10:00 AM at Mine Hill Road parking area off Angola Rd in Cornwall, NY. Hike starts uphill on Sackett Trail and climbs to Black Rock Mt. Return on White Oak Trail and Stillman Trail back to parking area. Rain cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Tuesday, 3/1                                       B 8.5 B, CEG 1500 ft

Sterling Forest's New Trails

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM sharp at the parking lot at the intersection of South Gate Road and Buttonwood Road, south of Tuxedo Lake (GPS 41.176111, -74.226889) coming from Rt 17 and Sterling Mine Road. Start hike going west on Red Back Trail to the new Hutchinson Trail going north. The Hutchinson intersects the new Munsee Eagle Mountain Trail. We then go east on the Munsee Eagle Mountain, then south all the way to the Red Back and back to the parking lot. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Sterling Forest map 100.

 

Saturday, 3/5                                      B 9 B+, CEG 1400 ft

Fahnestock Canopus Lake to Shenandoah Mt.

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203_(NCA 9 PM)

9:00 AM at Route 301, 1.5 miles west of Taconic State Pkway (GPS 41.4526580,-73.8378470). 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. TC East Hudson Trails map 103.

 

Sunday, 3/6                                                     B 6 B

High Tor State Park

Peter Reiner                                         psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at parking area off Central Highway (Little Tor Rd), New City. The parking area is about halfway up the mountain. Hike will follow the Long Path past both Little Tor and High Tor Mountains and go down to the former High Tor vineyards. Return will be on the Long Path in the opposite direction back to the parking area. Rain or snow cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC Hudson Palisades map 109.

 

Thursday, 3/10                                              B 7.2 B

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 at Silvermine Lake. Start on the Menomine trail, go to the Red Cross Trail to the 1779 Trail, to the AT to the Silvermine Road back to the parking lot. This hike is moderate to strenuous. This hike is a version of the hike described in chapter 15 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman by Don Weise. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mountain Northern map 119.

 

Tuesday, 3/15                                                 B 6 B

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

 

Thursday, 3/17                                              B 5.5 B

Lunch at High Tor

Paul Margiotta                                   pjmm1177@gmail.com

(c) 201-693-6705 (morning of hike only)

10:00 AM at the South Mountain County Park trailhead on S. Central Ave, south of Rt 202 in Mount Ivy, Rockland County, NY. This is an “in and out” hike on the Long Path to Little Tor and High Tor - "the highest along the Palisades”. (Enter “South Mountain County Park trailhead” on Google Maps for further directions.) TC Hudson Palisades Trails map 112.

 

Saturday, 3/19                                B+ 10.4 A-, CEG 2615 ft

Black Rock Forest

Mary Gelber                            midgegelber@gmail.com (preferred)

917-922-3203 (NCA 9 PM)

9:00 AM at parking lot on Rt 9W (NOT the main parking lot). Type “Black Rock Forest Consortium 9W South parking area” into GPS (GPS 41.420267,-74.027751). 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. TC West Hudson Trails map 113.

 

Sunday, 3/20                                                  B 8 B+

Wawayanda Park/Abram Hewitt State Forest

Peter Reiner                                         psr7777@gmail.com

845-323-7697

9:30 AM at the 3rd parking area off Warwick Tpke. just west of Greenwood Lake in West Milford, NJ. This is a shuttle hike: we will drive from there to the Waywayanda Park main lot and start the hike on the Hoeferlin & Appalachian Trails to the State Line Trail and south on the Walter and Bearfort Ridge Trails to the starting parking area. Rain or snow cancels hike. Email hike leader to register. TC North Jersey Trails map 116.

 

Tuesday, 3/22                                   B 8.4 B+, CEG 1600 ft

Tiorati Lake-Brien Shelter Loop

Geoff Fonseca                                  geofffonseca@yahoo.com

845-390-1937

9:00 AM at Tiorati Circle parking._We will hike the Blue Connector, AT, and RD Trails to the Brien Memorial Shelter for lunch. We return on the RD, AT and Blue Connector Trails.__Precipitation of any kind cancels. Traction devices/snowshoes may be required._Please email the leader to register. TC Northern Harriman-Bear Mt. Trails map 119.

 

Thursday, 3/24                                   B 5.7 B, CEG 1140 ft

Raccoon Brook Hills

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM at the Reeves Center parking on Seven Lakes Road. Hike from the Pine Meadow to the Kakiat, the Raccoon Brook Hills, the Kakiat, and the Stony Brook and to the parking lot via the Pine Meadow. Please look at the hike’s description in Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” – chapter 3. This hike is moderate. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Saturday, 3/26                                  B 11.5 A-, CEG 3000 ft

Stonetown Circular Loop

Petra Weller Appelstein                pwellerappelstein@gmail.com

201-270-9500

9:00 AM at the Stonetown Recreation Center on Mary Roth Drive, Ringwood, NJ. Described as the most strenuous hike in NJ, this 11.5 mile loop climbs 5 mountains: Windbeam, Bear, Board, Harrison and the Tory Rocks. This is an awesome workout with even more awesome views of the Wanaque and Monksville Reservoirs._TC North Jersey Trails map 115, or new map 151.

 

Tuesday, 3/29                                     B 5.1 B, CEG 1480 ft

Ramapo Torne

Roland Autran                                        autran@msn.com

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

9:15 AM at the Reeves Center parking on Seven Lakes Road. Hike from the Pine Meadow to the Seven Hills, the Hillburn-Torne-Sebago, back on the Seven Hills, to the Reeves Brook and to the parking lot via the Pine Meadow. Please look at the hike’s description in Don Weise’s “Circuit Hikes in Harriman” – chapter 1. This hike is moderate to strenuous. Severe inclement weather cancels. Please register for this hike by email. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.

 

Thursday, 3/31                                      B 5 B+, CEG 1640 ft

Parker Cabin Mountain

Henry Barkhorn                                hcbarkhorn@hotmail.com

646-853-0824

9:30 AM at parking area on old Rt 106 where the White Bar crosses._ We will do a loop on the White Bar, RD, Nurian and White Bar trails._ This is the hike described in Chapter 10 of Circuit Hikes in Harriman. _Steady rain cancels. _Registration by email required. TC Southern Harriman-Bear Mountain Trails map 118.