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Saturday 7/1/2017 - Kakiat Park to Pine Meadow Lake 6 Mile Day Hike / Level B
Kakiat Park, NY
Starting from Kakiak Park, take the Mountain (orange) trail uphill to the S-BM (yellow) trail. Hike along the S-BM to visit the Grandpa and Grandma Rocks, the Egg and the Stone Memorial Shelter. From the Shelter, take the unmarked service road to the Pine Meadow (red) trail and follow the trail to Pine Meadow Lake. After lunch at the lake, follow the unmarked road to connect to the Kakiat (white) trail back to the park.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)/MeiSheng Liu

Saturday 7/1/2017 - Independence Day Camping (7/1 - 7/4)
Franconia Notch State Park, New Hempshire
Camp in the Lafayette Campground. There are the beautiful Franconia Ridge, the fallen Old Man of the Mountain, bike paths, the famous Flume, cascades and easy hike trails nearby. People who like hiking can hike Mt. Washington, the Presidential Range and the nearby mountain ranges. Camping fee is $40 per person, free for children under 17. Limit to 40 people and members only. Hikers, who only join the day hikes without the camping, should specify "Hiking Only" on their registrations. Campsites are filled as of 6/8/17. Further registration will be placed in the waiting list.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact Leaders for details.
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Chung Leung

Saturday 7/8/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Johnsontown Circle to Lake Skenonto Loop
From JTC, follow Blue Disc Trail to climb up Dater Mtn, Pound Mtn to Claudius Smith Den. Then take the Victory Trail to Lake Skenonto. After lunch, go along the bank of Lake Sebago to the Triangle (Yellow)Trail. Follow the Triangle and then the White Bar Trails back to JCT. The B level hikers will pick the easier routes but no one will miss the views of the summer lakes.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang/Iris Lee

Saturday 7/8/2017 - Tuxedo Park to Lake Skenonto Family Hike/ Level A
Harriman State Park, NY
From Tuxedo Park, follow R-D Trail, then the T-MI trail to visit the famous Claudius Smith Den. Continue on T-MI to the Dutch Doctor shelter. Change to the Triangle (yellow) trail to Lake Sebago. After lunch, continue on the Triangle (Yellow)Trail to Lake Skenonto. Change to the flat Victory (blue) trail to the "Tri-Trail Corner". Connect back on R-D and go downhill back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM Tuxedo Park Commuter parking lot
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Annie Yeung

Saturday 7/15/2017 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti - Lemon Squeezer Loop
Follow ASB all the way to the huge boulders of Lemon Squeezer. Get the experience of squeezing between the boulders. Return by the White Bar, Dunning and the Long Path. Level C hikers extend the hike to Island Pond and Valley of Boulders. Enjoy the summer scenery.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang/Joe Chou

Sunday 7/16/2017 - 50 Mile Day Biking / Level C
South/ North County Trailway, Westchester
The South/ North County Trailway is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path located primarily on the former New York Central Railroad. It spans 36 miles from the Bronx border to Baldwin Place. The former stations can be found along the route. The most famous is the Briarcliff Manor Station which is now used as a public library. The route is mostly flat and ideal for training.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for detail
Leaders: George Li/Nancy Liang

Saturday 7/22/2017 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes/ Levels B & C
Black Rock Forest, NY
The Black Rock Forest is famous for its reservoirs, ponds and the ridges. The easier hike takes advantage of the carriage roads. The more difficult hike follows the trails on the ridges and visits all the view points at Mt. Misery, Hill of Pines, Rattlesnake Hill and Eagle Cliff. However no one will miss the views atop the Black Rock Summit.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Leo Ngan/Ada Jow

Saturday 7/22/2017 - Black Rock Forest Family Hike / Level A
Black Rock Forest, Cornwall NY
Black Rock Forest is a 3,830-acre privately owned nature preserve in the western Hudson of New York. It is famous for its reservoirs, ponds and the ridges. The family hike takes you through the maze of the carriage roads to the viewpoints. It is a great opportunity to stretch your muscles and enjoy the scenery.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Helen Huang

Saturday 7/29/2017 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Level C
Minnewaska State Park, NY
Come to enjoy a summer day in the Minnewaska State Park. The ridges around Gertrude's Nose have some of the most beautiful views in Minnewaska State Park. Start from the parking lot, walk along the Gertrude's nose trail. Lunch at Gertrude Nose, the highest point. After lunch, we will return on the Millbrook Mt. Path.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at New Paltz
Leaders: Shui-Kei Ng/Amy Tien

Saturday 7/29/2017 - Bannerman's Castle Guided Kayaking Tour
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
This is an opportunity to get a close-up look at the famous Bannerman's Island Castle. Kayak beneath the mighty Storm King Mountain, crossing the River to Breakneck Ridge where we will head north toward the Island. Then enjoy a leisurely paddle around the region's most prominent landmark while hearing the history behind the castle. Guided tour and kayak rental $60/person. Limit to 25 people. Register before 7/14. A non-refundable deposit of $30/person must be received before 7/27. Deposit check should be made out to "CMCNY".
Meeting Time/Place: 9:30 AM at Kayak Tour Company at Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
Leaders: Joe Chan

Saturday 7/29/2017 - Minnewaska State Park Family Hike / Level A
Minnewaska State Park, New Paltz, NY
Minnewaska State Park Preserve is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, which rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged, rocky terrain. The hike takes you around Lake Minnewaska and the Awosting Falls. Walk along the carriage road to the sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Chung Leung


Saturday 8/5/2017 - 6 & 8 miles Day Hike/ B & C levels
Kittatinny Mountain, Delaware Water Gap, NJ
Hike up Mount Tammany to view the gorgeous geology of the water gap. Then follow the flat fire road on the ridge to Sunfish Pond. Return by the AT trail. Easy hikers can descend from Mt. Tammany to visit the Dunnfield Creek before meeting the AT to end the hike.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:30AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Cherry Lau/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 8/12/2017 - 6 and 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Norvin Green State Forest
Start from the Otter Hole trailhead. Follow Blue, then white to Chikahoki Falls. Climb up Carris Hill, then Yoo-Hoo Points and High Points. Visit all the lookout points and return to the trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: James Yu/Cindy Choi

Saturday 8/12/2017 - Norvin Green State Forest Family Hike / Level A
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Start from the Otter Hole trailhead. Follow the Blue trail up Carris Hill. Continue to visit the Yoo-Hoo Point and High Point. The forest offers sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. The trails are full of scenic vistas and are perfect for nature walks. After lunch, short cut to the Otter Hole (green) trail to return to the trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the Otter Hole trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 8/19/2017 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, NJ
This is a natural preserve in the heart of the suburban Morris County, NJ. About 18,000 years ago, the Wisconsin Glacier deposited a number of extraordinary boulders and created beautiful landscapes with numerous swamps and streams in the area. Those in turn, help nourish the amazing array of wildflowers, birds and wild animals in this densely forested park. The area contains a maze of trails with many hidden viewpoints like the Tripod Rock, Bear Rock and to just naming a few. Therefore follow the trip leader and take your time to visit these interesting places. For faster hikers, they can extend the hike to Turkey Mountain and visit the reservoirs.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM PMNHA Visiting Center, Kinnelon, NJ
Leaders: Tony Shu/Wendy Zhou

Saturday 8/19/2017 - Pyramid Mountain Family Hike/ Level A
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, NJ
Follow the blue then the white trails to visit the Bear Rock. Continue on the white trail to visit the Tripod Rock. Switch to the red/white trail to visit the Eagle and the Whale Head Rock. The number of extraordinary boulders are the result of the deposits from the Wisconsin Glacier about 18,000 years ago. Walk leisurely to enjoy the views of the reservoirs, the landscapes and the wide variety of wild flowers.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM PMNHA Visiting Center, Kinnelon, NJ
Leaders: Chung Leung/Steve Huang

Saturday 8/26/2017 - North Hill to Pine Meadow Family Hike / Levels A
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the visitor center, follow the Reeves Brook up the North Hill. Change to the Seven Hills trail to enjoy the scenery along the ridge. Descend the hill by the Kakiat Trail and the Raccoon Brook Hills trail to the Pine Meadow Lake. After lunch, follow the red trail to visit the Ga-Nus-Quah Rock on the Pine Meadow Brook. Continue on the red trail back to the visitor center.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at Reeves Meadow Visitor Center
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 8/26/2017 - North Hill & Diamond Mountain Day Hike / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the 7 Lakes Dr Visitor Center, follow the Reeves Brook trail (white) to North Hill. Then change to the Raccoon Brook Hills trail (black) to Pine Meadow Lake for lunch. Locate the Yellow trail off the red trail to go up Diamond Mtn. Follow the HTS (orange) to down hill to the brook. Follow the Red trail back to the parking lot. Stronger hikers can extend the hike to Russian Bear in the morning and upper Diamond Mountain in the afternoon.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Carol Lee/Nancy Liang


Saturday 9/2/2017 - Labor Day Mongaup Pond Family Camping (9/2 - 9/4)
Mongaup Pond State Campground, Catskill, NY
Mongaup Pond is situated on the largest body of water in the Catskill Park. The dense forest environment, large wooded campsites, picnic area, and boat rentals are the attractions for campers. Hiking opportunity is plenty in the Big Indian Wilderness and Willowemoc Wild Forest. The Catskill Fish Hatchery is only 3 miles away. Fish in the area include Brook trout, smallmouth bass and just to name a few. Campground facilities include flush toilets, showers, picnic tables and fire rings. Prepare your own camping gears. Limit to 70 people. Register online. Due to some cancellations, registration deadline extends to 8/28. Fees(Include 1st night BBQ): $20 member, $25 non-member, $6 child under age of 12.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact Leaders for details.
Leaders:
Kwok-Chi Ng/Chung Leung

Saturday 9/2/2017 - Jackie Jones Mountain - Three Reservoir Hike / 6 Miles Level B
Harriman State Park, NY
Climb up Jackie Jones Mountain in the first mile. Enjoy the easy downhill slope and 2 miles of leisure walk visiting 3 reservoirs. Part of the trip will be on unmarked trail, so hikers must follow leaders.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM Route 106 roadside parking lot
Leaders: Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)/MeiSheng Liu

Saturday 9/9/2017 - Ramapo Valley Family Hike / Level A
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, NJ
Ramapo Valley Reservation is located on the edge of the Highlands Region. Starting from the parking lot, follow the Vista (yellow) Trail to cross the Ramapo River. Pass the Scarlet Oak Pond and ascend to the Hawk Rock. Continue along the Yellow trail and proceed onto the Green trail. Connect to the White trail to go up the Monroe Ridge Overlook. Continue on the Yellow trail to go down to the MacMillan Reservoir then back to the parking lot. Hike leisurely and enjoy the scenery of the NJ Highlands, rivers and valley.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang/Jim Mash

Saturday 9/9/2017 - Ramapo Valley 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, NJ
Ramapo Valley Reservation is located on the edge of the Highlands Region with beautiful views of the NJ highlands, rivers and valley. Starting from the parking lot to follow the Yellow Trail to go uphill to the Hawk Rock. Change to the Green Trail to Bear Swamp Lake. After lunch, take the Red/Silver Trail to the MacMillan Reservoir . Connect to the Yellow Vista Loop Trail back to the parking. For a bonus of extra views, visit the Ilgenstein Rock near the Bear Swamp Lake and the Ridge Overlook near the Reservoir.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: James Yu/Iris Lee/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 9/16/2017 - Lake Askoti North, 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park
Starting from Lake Askoti, follow the A-SB (red triangle ) Trail to Time Square. Change to the RED (red dot) Trail to intersect the AT Trail. Turn westwards on the AT Trail and cut into the service road to connect to the Long Path. Go southwards on the Long Path and connect back to AT Trail at Lemon Squeezer. Change to the A-SB Trail and walk leisurely back to the parking lot. For a bonus, hike around Island Pond and head back to the parking lot by taking the Dunning (yellow) Trail, followed by the Long Path.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Bon Chiu

Saturday 9/23/2017 - Sag Harbor to Orient Point Day Biking, 45 miles
North Fork, Long Island, NY.
One Day Biking, 45 miles round trip between Sag Harbor, Shelter Island, and the Orient Point State Park in North Fork, Long Island, NY.
Meeting Time/Place: Be prepared for 7am departure from Queens.
Leaders: Ben Lee/Steve Chan

Saturday 9/23/2017 - Tuxedo Park to Lake Sebago loop hike / levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY.
Starting from Tuxedo Park, hike up the Ramapo Dunderberg trail to enjoy the view overlooking the surrounding hills and valleys. Then change to the flat Victory and Triangle trails to the lakes of Skenonto and Sebago. After lunch, follow the Tuxedo Mtn Ivy Trail to visit the legendary caves and boulders of the Claudius Smith Den. Adventurous hikers can extend their hike and enjoy better views on the Blue Disc and the RD trails in the morning.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM Tuxedo Park Commuter parking lot
Leaders: Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)/Rwei Su

Saturday 9/30/2017 - Palisades Cliff and Hudson Shore Family Hike / Level A
Palisades Interstate Park, NY/NJ
Starting from the State Line Lookout, visit the historic Women's Federation Monument. Follow the Long Path along the cliff top heading south to visit breathtaking overlooks. Go down to the Alpine Picnic area and hike along the shore of the Hudson River. Enjoy the cool breeze on the Hudson River and the sight of the tantalizing cliffs.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the State Line Lookout parking lot
Leaders: Joe Chou

Saturday 9/30/2017 - Semi-annual Trail Maintenance / Level B
Shore Path, Palisades Interstate Park, NY/NJ
Trail maintenance of the Shore Path trail along the Hudson River in New Jersey; pick up trash, trim protruding branches, etc. Trip leaders will provide tools. Light refreshments will be offered at the end of the activity. This is a very important event for the club as it is our duty to serve our community and conserve the nature for the future.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at the trailhead parking lot
Leaders: James Yu/Chung Leung/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 9/30/2017 - Moon Festival Night Outing/ Level C
Harriman State Park, NY
From the trailhead, hike up to the top of a hill for a good lookout location for the sky. Cook out in the wild for dinner. Relax and enjoy the full moon and the breezy evening. Option to do a night hike back to the parking or camp out for the night.
Meeting Time/Place: 4:00 PM at the trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Cherry Lau/Nancy Liang


Saturday 10/7/2017 - Storm King Mountain Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Storm King Mountain
From the Route 9W (North) trailhead parking lot, ascend Storm King Mt. on the Butter Hill Trail (orange). Then follow the yellow Stillman Trail through many scenic viewpoints overlooking the Hudson River. For the longer hike, change to the blue Howell Trail to loop around North Point with a view that looks like a Scandinavian fjord. Return via Pitching Point with more viewpoints.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Chwen (Jun) Best/Nancy Liang

Saturday 10/7/2017 - Biking & Camping in Central Hudson Valley, Oct. 7 & 8
Taconic State Park - Copake Falls area, NY
Two day biking and camping, 25 and 50 miles. Biking on retired railroad trail and country road in beautiful Central Hudson Valley. Ben Lee; 917-710-1263, Steve Chan; 917-216-1730.
Meeting Time/Place: To be arranged by leaders
Leaders: Ben Lee/Steve Chan

Saturday 10/7/2017 - Storm King Mountain Family Hike / Level A
Storm King Mountain State Park
Storm King Mountain is a dominating feature overlooking the Hudson River on its west bank. The intertwining network of trails offer many scenic views over the River and the Hudson Highlands. Although some sections of the trail might be steep, taking a slow ascend on the mountain offer many stops for the scenery and picture taking. Starting from the 9W (North) trailhead parking lot, take the Butter Hill Trail (orange) to go up Storm King Mountain. Loop through the many viewpoints on the Stillman Trail. Return to the parking lot by the relatively flat white trail along the hill side.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 10/14/2017 - 8 Miles Day Hike /Level C
Minnewaska State Park, NY
Come to enjoy the fall foliage. The ridges around Gertrude's Nose have some of the most beautiful views in Minnewaska State Park. Start from the parking lot, walk along the Gertrude's nose trail. Lunch at Gertrude Nose, the highest point. After lunch, we will return on the Millbrook Mt. Path.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at New Paltz or 7:00 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders: Chung Leung/Carol Lee

Saturday 10/14/2017 - Minnewaska State Park Family Hike / Level A
Minnewaska State Park, New Paltz, NY
Minnewaska State Park Preserve is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, which rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged terrain. The hike takes you around Lake Minnewaska and the Awosting Falls. Walk along the carriage road to the sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Joe Chou

Saturday 10/21/2017 - Breakneck Mountain Day Hike/ Level C
Breakneck Mountain, Cold Springs, NY
One of the most famous hiking spots on the eastern bank of the Hudson River. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Hudson along the ridge. The trails are rocky for the first half mile and some rock scrambling are required. An easier climb can start from the Washburn trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ada Jow/Iris Lee

Saturday 10/21/2017 - Mount Taurus Family Hike/ Level A
Little Stony Point, Cold Springs, NY
This is an easier alternative to enjoy the view of the Breakneck Mountains and the fall foliage. The starting point is about 2 miles south of the trailhead of the regular Breakneck Mountain hike on Route 9D. The hike follows the Washburn Trail (white) to climb slowly up Mount Taurus. Switch to the Notch trail (blue) to reach the northern section of the Breakneck Ridge. After lunch, follow the service road along the Breakneck Brook back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 10/21/2017 - Ringwood SP - Mt.Defiance - Hawk Rock Loop hike / Level E
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, NJ
Ringwood State Park - Mt. Defiance and Hawk Rock loop Take Schuber trail (orange) and pass MacMillan Reservoir, turn right to Red-Silver trail to Bear Swamp lake, turn left on Shore Trail (blue), then Cannonball trail (red) and Crossover trail (white), pass Ilgenstein Rock and Butler Mine, turn right on Ringwood-Ramapo trail (red), pass Mt. Defiance (1040 ft.) and Cupsaw Mountain shelter, change to Crossover trail (white), cross Morris Road and NJ Botanical Garden, switch to Halifax trail (green), pass Halifax Ruins and Hawk Rock, switch to Silver trail and parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 10/28/2017 - West Mountain to Bear Mountain Loop Hikes / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Anthony Wayne Rec. Area at exit 17 of Palisades Interstate Parkway, hike up West Mtn via the Timp Torne (Blue) Trail. Then change to the AT (White) trail to go up Bear Mtn to the Perkins Tower. Come down the mountain via Major Welch Trail (Red) to the Hessian Lake for lunch, follow the yellow trail to West Mtn and back to the parking lot. The shorter hike follows various short cuts to avoid the hills.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM Anthony Wayne Rec. Area
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best/Bon Chiu


Saturday 11/4/2017 - Schunemunk Mountain 6 & 9 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain
The trail over Schunemunk Mountain offers a series of fine lookouts and a varied terrain. The Storm King Art Center can be seen from the ridge. Enjoy the special vegetation and rock formations on the ridges. The Megaliths is a must visit lunch spot. Expect some steep up hills and descents.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders:


Saturday 11/11/2017 - 6 & 8 Miles Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Jackie Jones Mountain/ Three Reservoirs
Climb up Jackie Jones Mountain in the first mile. Enjoy the easy downhill slope and 2 mile of leisure walk visiting 3 reservoirs. Part of the trip will be on unmarked trail, so hikers must follow leaders.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trailhead or 8:00 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders:

Saturday 11/11/2017 - Field Training
To Be Determined

Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead or 7:45 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders: Chung Leung/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 11/18/2017 - 7 Mile Day Hike / Level C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from Silvermine Lake Picnic Area, follow the yellow trail, then connect to Red to reach the Torati Lake. Return on the Blue trail (Long Path), then to the yellow trail and back to Silvermine Lake.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at trailhead or 7:15 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders:

Saturday 11/25/2017 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Level C
Russian Bear/Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Start from the 7 Lakes Drive visitor center, follow the blue trail, then orange trail to Russian Bear. After enjoying the view of the Ramapo valley, then go down to Pine Meadow Lake. Take a walk around the lake for the winter view and return to the visitor center through the white trail along the Stony Brook.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at the trail head or 7:15 AM at designated carpool pickup locations
Leaders:


Saturday 12/2/2017 - 7 & 11 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Cranberry Hill / Lake Nawahunta / Silvermine Lake Loop
Starting from the parking area off Route 6 of Cranberry Hill, hike along LP to the south. Visit the Cave Shelter, Stockbridge Shelter and Hippo Rock. Change to the Menomine Trail (Yellow) to Lake Nawahunta. B level hikers take the service road instead to Lake Nawahunta. After lunch at Silvermine Lake, continue with the Menomine Trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter. Switch to AT eastward to Black Mtn. Change to the 1779 trail toward the Long Mtn Circle then the Anthony Wayne Trail back to the parking lot. B level hikers follow the 7 Lakes Drive along the Queensboro Brook and then Anthony Wayne Trail back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at the trailhead or 7:00 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders:


Saturday 12/9/2017 - 7 Mile Day Hike / Level C
The Timp
Follow the Timp-Torne Trail (blue) to climb up the Timp. Enjoy many lookout points along the ridge. After lunch, take RD red through Bald Mtn & Cornell Mine back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:

Saturday 12/16/2017 - Johnsontown Circle / Lake Skenonto Loop Hikes / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Start on the Blue Disc Trail from Johnsontown Circle, go along the mountain ridges to Parker Cabin Mt. Return by the Yellow Triangle Trail to visit Lake Skenonto and Lake Sebago.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at the trailhead
Leaders:

Saturday 12/16/2017 - Whitehorse Mt., Eagle Cliff, Black Rock loop -- 14 Mile Day Hike / Level D
Blackrock Forest
Take Highlands Trail, pass Whitehorse Mt., and Mt. Misery, then change to Scenic Trail (white). take a detour to Eagle Cliff, take Compartment trail to Split Rock, then at Two Gates, take Stillman trail (yellow) south and then Black Rock Hollow trail (white) and Reservoir trail (blue) north and Duggan trail (red) back to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at trailhead parking lot on Reservoir Road
Leaders: Tony Shu








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