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Saturday 10/3/2020 - Lake Askoti - Island Pond Loop, 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti, Harriman State Park, NY
Take the A-SB (red triangle) trail to Time Square then continue to Lemon Squeezer. Change to the AT trail to Island Pond. Enjoy the fall scenery of the lake. Change to the Island Pond service road going south to meet the Dunning (yellow) trail. Take a left turn on Dunning trail to Bowling Rocks and continue to meet the Long Path (green) trail. Make a right on Long Path to return to the parking lot. C level hikers can continue on the service road after Island Pond to meet the Nurian (white) trail. Follow Nurian trail to RD (red) trail. Follow the RD trail uphill to enjoy the views along the ridge. Follow RD to Times Square and then return to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Ary Wu/Bon Chiu

Saturday 10/3/2020 - Mid-Autumn Festival : Night Hiking 10/3-10/4/2020
TBD
Mid-Autumn Festival : 1 Night Hiking. Staying overnight in the wilderness at your own discretion. This activity is limited to members. *Limited to 15 people and CMCNY Members Only. (** Registration is FULL. Registration after 7/25/2020 will be put on standby status.)
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 3:00 PM at trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang/Nancy Liang

Saturday 10/10/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop
Start from the Visitor Center on White Trail, then Red Trial to reach the Fire Tower. After Fire Tower, continue on Blue Trail to Red Trail and onto the newly opened Orange Trail to Bare Rock. After lunch at Bare Rock, back on Orange Trail to Blue Trail and return to Visitor Center. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Saturday 10/10/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
Claudia Smith Den & the Lakes, Harriman State Park
Starting from JTC, follow Blue Disc to the famous Claudia Smith Den. Crossover to TMI to the Dutch Doctor shelter. Take the Triangle (yellow) Trail and follow the bank of Lake Sebago to the beach. After lunch, take the service road to the Victory (blue) Trail to Lake Skenonto. Then follow the white bar back to JTC. Spend the time to rest at every mountain and lake viewpoints. *Limit to 20 people and No Carpool Arrangement.
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at Johnsontown Circle
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 10/17/2020 - 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. *Limit to 20 People, Member Only and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 10/17/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Level C
Minnewaska State Park, New Paltz, 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. *Limit to 20 People, Member Only and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Saturday 10/24/2020 - 6 - 9 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain, NY
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders: Cecilia Mui/Nancy Liang

Saturday 10/24/2020 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
Stonetown Circular
Starting at the parking lot at Stonetown Road, climb up Little Windbeam, Windbeam, Bear and Board Mountains, a total of 6 peaks. However the views on the surrounding reservoirs and The waters of reservoirs, lakes and even the silhouette of the Manhattan skyline from a distance offer a great reward. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Bon Chiu

Sunday 10/25/2020 - 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/Frank Yao/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 10/31/2020 - Wildcat Mountain - Indian Hill Loop Hike, 6 - 9 mile, levels B & C
Sterling Forest, NY
The Wildcat Mountain and the Indian Hill offer many south-facing scenic views of the Ramapo Valley, Sterling Forest and Harriman State Park. The hilltop are dotted with scattered large rocks left behind from the glacial period. The loop trail starts from the parking lot at Route 17A. Follow the Wildcat Mountain (WC) and Indian Hill (IH) trails to the Appalachian Trail (AT white). Turn right on AT and enter Harriman State Park. Take the service road near Elk Pen to Lake Stahahe. Walk along the shore of the lake to Route 106. Turn right on Route 106 and walk back to the parking lot. A shorter version is to follow the WC trail to Indian Hill. Hike a complete loop on Indian Hill and retrace on the WC trail back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Steve Huang

Saturday 10/31/2020 - 15 Miles Day hike/ Level D
Norvin Green State Forest & Stonetown Circular, NJ
Starting from parking lot, take the Highlands Trail south to High Point, then change to Wyanokie Circular trail (red) to Camp Wyanokie, then take Camp Wyanokie trail (yellow) and cross West Brook Road. Take pink trail then Hewitt Butler trail (blue) north , switch to Yellow trail then Lake Sonoma Trail (orange), connect to Stonetown Circular tail (red) north, cross Stonetown Road, Board Mountain, Bear Mountain, Windbeam Mountain, Little Windbeam Mountain back to parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30AM at West Brook Road trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu


Saturday 11/7/2020 - 6 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Ramapo Mountain State Forest, NJ
From the Trailhead, follow the Hoeferlin Memorial Trail to Ramapo Lake. Climb Le Grande Hill for the view. Change to the Cannon Ball Trail to the west shore of Ramapo Lake. Then follow the white trail up the hill to visit ruins and the Stone Tower. Continue on the Cannon Ball Trail to Matapan Rock. Visit the Millstone Hill and follow the Yellow trail back to the parking lot. Bring your own snacks, lunch and water. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Ary Wu

Saturday 11/7/2020 - Indian Hill & Sterling Loop Hike, 6-8-11 mile, levels B & C
Sterling Forest State Park, NY
The Indian Hill is famous for its south-facing scenic views of the Ramapo Valley. Good chances of wildlife viewing in the meadows of the Sterling loop. Many options to shorten or extend the hike. Start from the trailhead parking to follow a broad service road to visit a pond. Continue southbound to visit the remains of the Southfield Furnace and hike the Sterling loop. After a short break, start going up the Indian Hill. Complete hiking the loop and return to the parking lot. Leisurely hikers can do the Indian Hill loop hike first and continue with a partial Sterling Loop. Adventurous hikers can venture out to the AT going westbound and find the way to connect back to the Indian Hill Loop. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Sunday 11/8/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Storm King Mountains, NY
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. 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement *
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 11/14/2020 - Silvermine Lake Day Hike, 6 - 9 mile / Levels B & C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter.Then change to RD. Cross over to the Long Path near Lake Tiorati. Follow the Long Path to visit the Hippo Rock and the Cave shelter. Return by the Yellow Menomine trail back to Silvermine Lake Picnic area. A more leisurely hike will skip Brien Memorial Shelter and cut onto the AT trail. There are many good lunch spots on top of Stockbridge Mountains. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ada Jow

Saturday 11/14/2020 - Breakneck Ridge-Mt.Taurus 15 Mile Hike / Level E
Hudson Highlands State Park, NY
Lots of elevation gains. This is an exploration hike into the southern Hudson Highlands. Starting Bull Hill trailhead, follow the Washburn trail to explore Mt. Taurus. Cross over to the Breakneck Ridge on the Notch trail. Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and the eastern slope of the Ridge heading north. After crossing the Squirrel Hollow Brook, turn around to hike along the top of the Ridge heading south. Change to less steep Cornish trail back to parking lot. *For experienced hikers only. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ling Zhou/Rosa Melgar

Saturday 11/14/2020 - Breakneck Mountain, 6 - 8 Mile Hikes/ Levels B & 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. **Limit to 20 people, No carpools available**
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung

Sunday 11/15/2020 - Pyramid Mountain 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at PMNHA Visiting Center, Kinnelon, NJ
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 11/21/2020 - 6 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Start from the Otter Hole trailhead. Follow the blue, then white trails to Chikahoki Falls. Climb up Carris Hill to Yoo-Hoo Point. Yell Yoo-Hoo so people at High Point can hear you. Continue on the blue trail to connect to the Otter Hole (green) trail back to the trailhead. Visit all the viewpoints along the way. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ary Wu

Saturday 11/21/2020 - Kakiat - Diamond Mt. - S-BM Loop, 7-11 mile, Levels B & C
Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman State Park
From Kakiat County Park take Mountain trail (Orange) to Kakiat trail (white), after crossing Pine Meadow Brook, take trail (Blue) to Diamond Mt., then Yellow trail to Pine Meadow Lake. Follow Pine Meadow Lake trail (red) to Suffern Bear Mt. (S-BM) trail making a sharp right turn to S-BM trail to Kakiat trail (white) and downhill back to the parking lot. Leisurely hikers can skip the S-BM trail section. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Sunday 11/22/2020 - Tuxedo Park / Lake Skenonto Loop, 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / 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 Skenonto and Sebago lakes. After lunch, follow the Tuxedo- Mtn-Ivy Trail to visit the legendary caves and boulders of the Claudius Smith Den to return to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 11/28/2020 - 6 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Ramapo Mountain State Forest, NJ
From the Trailhead, follow the Hoeferlin Memorial Trail to Ramapo Lake. Climb Le Grande Hill for the view. Change to the Cannon Ball Trail to the west shore of Ramapo Lake. Then follow the white trail up the hill to visit ruins and the Stone Tower. Continue on the Cannon Ball Trail to Matapan Rock. Visit the Millstone Hill and follow the Yellow trail back to the parking lot. Bring your own snacks, lunch and water. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Bounnhou Sayarath

Saturday 11/28/2020 - Three Reservoirs/ Breakneck Mtn Loop, 6 - 8 Mile Hikes / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting at parking lot off Rte 106, at the foothill of the Jackie Jones Mountain, follow the S-BM (yellow) trail for about half a mile. Then turn left to the unmarked road to visit the three reservoirs. At the end of the 3rd Reservoir, make a right on S-BM (yellow) trail going uphill. Hike the whole Breakneck Mtn (white) trail. Left turn on TMI (red) trail and then the service road to the Big Hill Shelter. Follow the paved road back to the parking. Relaxed hikers can take various shortcuts but do not miss the views at Big Hill Shelter. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the Rte 106 roadside Trailhead Parking
Leaders: MeiSheng Liu


Saturday 12/5/2020 - Long Pond Ironworks/ Norvin Green 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / Levels B & C
Long Pond Ironworks State Park, NJ
Starting from CR511 roadside parking, follow the Hewitt Butler trail to visit the view points on top of Long Hill. Change to other trails to visit Overlook Rocks and Lake Sonoma. Walk on the trails of the Norvin Green State Forest with many streams and ponds. Find a route back to go up Horse Pond Mountain for a good view of the Monksville Reservoir. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Ary Wu/Joe Chou/Steve Huang/Nancy Liang

Saturday 12/5/2020 - Kakiat Park - 7 Hills Trail Hike, 14 mile / Level D
Harriman State Park, NY
From Kakiat Park, take the Mountain (orange) Trail and then Kakiat (white) trail to Raccoon Brook Hills. Hike along the ridge to visit Russian Bear on the H-T-S (orange) trail. Then switch to the 7 Hills Trail (blue) on the right. There are seven ups and downs along the trail. Some of them are quite steep. However you will be amazed on the expansive views on each climb. It is worth the workout. After crossing Pine Meadow Brook, continue on the 7 Hills (blue) trail up the Diamond Mtn. After visiting the viewpoints, descend the hill to Pine Meadow Lake. Use the Pine Meadow (red), Conklins Crossing (white), S-BM (yellow) and finally Kakiat (white) trails to come back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Sunday 12/6/2020 - Popolopen Torne/ Fort Montgomery Hike, 6 - 8 mile / Levels B & C
Bear Mountain State Park, NY
Starting from Fort Montgomery, follow the Blue trail to Popolopen Torne. Some rock scrambling is required but the panoramic view at the Torne is rewarding. Return by taking the Red trail along the Hell Hole Creek to Hessian Lake at Bear Mtn. and Fort Clinton. **limit to 20 people, No carpool arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 12/12/2020 - 6 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Bearfort Mountains, Hewitt, NJ
Take the Orange trail to Surprise Lake, then follow blue and AT to the Grand View. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Greenwood Lake. After lunch, follow the yellow to connect to the white trail back to the parking lot. The B level hike will follow the yellow short cut to the white trail without going to the Grand View. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Cecilia Mui

Saturday 12/12/2020 - Wildcat Mountain - Indian Hill Loop Hike, 6 - 9 mile, levels B & C
Sterling Forest, NY
The Wildcat Mountain and the Indian Hill offer many south-facing scenic views of the Ramapo Valley, Sterling Forest and Harriman State Park. The hilltop are dotted with scattered large rocks left behind from the glacial period. The loop trail starts from the parking lot at Route 17A. Follow the Wildcat Mountain (WC) and Indian Hill (IH) trails to the Appalachian Trail (AT white). Turn right on AT and enter Harriman State Park. Take the service road near Elk Pen to Lake Stahahe. Walk along the shore of the lake to Route 106. Turn right on Route 106 and walk back to the parking lot. A shorter version is to follow the WC trail to Indian Hill. Hike a complete loop on Indian Hill and retrace on the WC trail back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Steve Huang

Sunday 12/13/2020 - Pyramid Mountain 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / 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 take your time to visit these interesting places. For faster hikers, they can extend the hike to Turkey Mountain and visit the reservoirs. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at PMNHA Visiting Center, Kinnelon, NJ
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 12/19/2020 - Elk Pen/ Time Square Hike, 6 - 12 mile, Levels B&C
Harriman State Park, NY
From Elk Pen Parking lot , take the Arden-Surbridge trail up to the viewpoint at Green Pond Mountain. Switch to a service road to visit Boston Mine. Then follow the Dunning trail and R-D (red) trail to Ship Rock, Hogencamp Mountain and Times Square. Change to A-SB trail to visit the famous rock formation of Lemon Squeezer. Follow the Appalachian Trail to the tranquil Island Pond and return to Elk Pen. Fast paced hikers can extend the route to Valley of Boulders. Continue to R-D (red) trail to hike along the ridge of Black Rock Mountain to Time Square. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 12/19/2020 - Norvin Green/ Weis Nature Center 6 - 9 Mile Hikes, Levels B & C
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
From Weis Center, go up Ball Mtn. to the Vista point. Come downhill to Roomy Mine and view the cascades along the Blue Mine Brook. Continue on the Highland Trail to visit High Point which is famous for its rock ledges, pitch pines and panoramic view. Branch off to visit the lookout points at Carris Hill. Return to Weis Center by the service road. Avid hikers can extend the hike to the trails on Buck Mtn. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Sunday 12/20/2020 - Silvermine Lake - Stockbridge Mtn. Hike 6 - 9 mile/ Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, take the Menomine (Yellow) trail to Lake Nawahunta. Then continue to the Cave Shelter. Turn left on the Long Path to the Stockbridge Shelter. Visit Hippo Rock and follow the Stockbridge mountain range to Arden Valley Road. Follow the road to Lake Tiorati for lunch. After lunch, take the RD trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter and switch to the yellow trail back to the parking lot. ** Limit to 20 people, No Carpool arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 12/26/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop
Start from the Visitor Center on White Trail, then Red Trial to reach the Fire Tower. After Fire Tower, continue on Blue Trail to Red Trail and onto the newly opened Orange Trail to Bare Rock. After lunch at Bare Rock, back on Orange Trail to Blue Trail and return to Visitor Center. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Saturday 12/26/2020 - Tuxedo Park / Lake Skenonto Loop 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / 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 Skenonto and Sebago lakes. After lunch, follow the Tuxedo Mtn Ivy Trail to visit the legendary caves and boulders of the Claudius Smith Den. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Cherry Lau


Friday 1/1/2021 - New Year Inspiration Day Hike & Cookout/ Option to backpack
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Looking forward to the year 2021. Starting from the parking, hike along the north shore of Silvermine Lake and then up the Black Mtn. Enjoy the expansive views at the lookout points. Hike through the stream and swamps to Brien Shelter. Return to the parking along the western shore of the Lake. Cookout picnic at the pavilion. If interested, bring a snow board to slide down the old ski slope behind the pavilion. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon and drive home. Backpackers will hike to locate a secluded spot in the mountain to set up camp for the night. Enjoy the night sky and have a good dream. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Nancy Liang

Saturday 1/2/2021 - Lake Askoti- Island Pond Hike, 7-9 mile, Levels B & C
Lake Askoti, Harriman State Park, NY
Take the A-SB (red triangle) trail to Time Square. Go up the Hogencamp Mountain and visit the lookout points on R-D and Lichen trails. Continue to visit the famous rock formation of Lemon Squeezer. Go west on the AT trail to the north shore of Island Pond. Change to a service road to a secluded spot, south of Island pond. Retrace back on the service road and follow the scenic Dunning (yellow) trail back to the parking. Avid hikers can extend the hike to visit the lookout points on Black Rock Mountain before heading back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement*
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Bounnhou Sayarath

Saturday 1/2/2021 - 7 & 11 miles Day Hike / Levels C & D
Dunderberg Mountain - Bear Mountain State Park
Start from the parking lot at 9W/202, follow the blue trail to trace the route of the Railway. Continue to the Timp. Change to the red R-D Trail to Bald Mountain and Cornell Mine. Follow the R-D trail to the viewpoint on top of Jones Point. There is the view of Indian Point Power Plant across the Hudson River. Come down on a steep grade to the parking. The longer route: from the Timp, take Timp-Torne Trail (blue), pass West Mountain, turn left on S-BM trail (yellow), then turn left on R-D (red), then join the shorter route. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Sunday 1/3/2021 - Manitoga/ Canada Hill/ AT Trail Hike, 7 - 10 mile, Levels B & C
Hudson Highlands State Park, NY
Manitoga was the woodland garden of designer Russel Wright and is a National Historic Landmark for preservation. Start from the parking lot, tour the beautiful landscape and walk towards Curry Pond. Catch the AT trail and hike southwards to Canada Hill. Turn around and head north on the AT trail to Sugarloaf Hill. Enjoy the view of the Hudson River and surrounding mountains. Avid hikers can extend the hike to the riverfront park of Glenclyffe. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/9/2021 - Kakiat Park - Raccoon Brook Hills, 8-10 Mile Hike / Level B & C
Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman State Park
Starting from Kakiat Park, go up Cobus Mtn. and follow the Kakiat trail to Raccoon Brook Hills. Go on top of the hills to have a good view of the valley. Change back to Kakiat Trail and proceed to Pine Meadow Brook. Visit the cascade at the Ga-Nus-Quah Rock. Follow the brook upstream to the north shore of Pine Meadow Lake. Leave the lake and use the crossover trail to the S-BM Trail. Follow the trail downhill and connect to the Kakiat Trail back to parking lot. Avid hikers extend the route on Raccoon Brook Hills to the Seven Hills where there are many lookout points with expansive views year round. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 1/9/2021 - 7 &11 Miles Day Hike / Level C & D
High Point State Park, NJ
Starting from parking lot on Rt. 23 south of the Park Office, take Blue for a short distance, turn right onto Iris (Red) and then turn left onto AT (Whit). After 3/4 mile, turn right onto Blue Dot toward Sawmill Lake. From Sawmill lake service road, go to Mashipacong (Yellow) toward east and cross Rt. 23. Get onto Brown/Yellow, then Kuser Road along Lake Marcia and onto Monument (Red/Green). After a loop on Monument trail will reach the Monument. Stay at the Monument for a short break, then get onto AT south toward Iris (Red), and Blue back to the parking lot. Longer route: from parking lot, take blue trail, turn left on Iris Trail (red), then turn right on AT, pass Dutch Shoe Rock then join the shorter route. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Joe Chou/Ary Wu

Sunday 1/10/2021 - Sterling Lake-Fire Tower-Bare Rock Loop, 6 - 9 miles, Levels B & C
Sterling Forest State Park, NY
Starting from the Lautenberg Visitor Center, tour the Lakeville Ironwork Furnace. Walk along the south shore of Sterling Lake to the Fire Tower trailhead. Go up the hill to the Fire Tower. Hike along the Sterling Ridge to have a good view of the Sterling Lake and the surrounding mountains. Change to the (orange) trail to visit the Bare Rock lookout point where there is an expansive view of Greenwood Lake. Retrace the (orange) trail going downhill back to Sterling Lake and the Visitor Center. *Limit to 20 people and no carpool arrangements.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/16/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training Enrollment, 10-18 miles
Harriman State Park, NY
Enrollment to a 3 months weekly long distance hike training program. The training program prepares hikers to hike long distances and explore unfamiliar territories. Hikers help each other to achieve their goals. The hikers are required to hike at least 8 hours for each session. The hiking distance increases as the training proceeds and the hikers monitor their own progress. The training program ends with the Gin's 26 mile hike in April. New enrollment will be limited once the training has begun. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking lot
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/16/2021 - Ramapo Valley Ilgenstein Rock Hike / Level C
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Mahwah, NJ
From the parking lot, take Schuber rail (orange) to pass MacMillan Reservoir and turn right onto Red-Silver Trail to Bear Swamp Lake. Turn left on Shore Trail (blue), then Cannonball Trail (red) and Crossover trail (white) to reach Ilgenstein Rock. After lunch, continue with Hoeferlin Memorial Trail (yellow) then turn left on Shore Trail (blue) and cut over to Halifax Trail (green), passing Hawk Rock and turn left on Silver Trail (silver) back to the parking lot. Limit to 30 people and members have priority. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang

Saturday 1/16/2021 - 8 miles Day Hike -- Levels C
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Sunday 1/17/2021 - Norvin Green/ Weis Nature Center 6 - 9 Mile Hikes, Levels B & C
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
From Weis Center, go up Ball Mtn. to the Vista point. Come downhill to Roomy Mine and view the cascades along the Blue Mine Brook. Continue on the Highland Trail to visit High Point which is famous for its rock ledges, pitch pines and panoramic view. Branch off to visit the lookout points at Carris Hill. Return to Weis Center by the service road. Avid hikers can extend the hike to the trails on Buck Mtn. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/23/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training: Exploration, Level D
Ramapo Mountain State Forest, NJ
This is a training for map reading and path finding skills. Hikers are given a map and a suggested route to explore the area. Trails and markers in the area have been changed but the map was not updated. Hikers will be trained to observe what have changed. Hikers are asked to identify the real locations of the landmarks and lookout points. The CMCNY 26-mile Hikers will be there acting as mentors to help. *Registration is limited to members of the Training program.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/23/2021 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti - Lemon Squeezer Loop
From Lake Askoti, take Long Path to Time Square, then change to RD to go to the Fingerboard Shelter. After lunch take AT Trail to Lemon squeezer. Then follow the AS-B (red triangle) back to Lake Askoti. The C level hikers can take the yellow and RD to Time Square for an additional mile. In the afternoon, go around Island Pond then back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Sharon Yan

Saturday 1/23/2021 - 8 or 14 miles Day Hike - Level C / D
Anthony's Nose - Hudson Highlands State Park
From the parking, connect to the AT (white) trail in Bear Mtn. State Park. >> Follow the AT (white) trail to cross Bear Mtn. Bridge; >> Continue on the AT (white) trail for about 0.75 mile after the bridge, locate the trailhead of the Camp Smith (blue) Trail. >> Follow the (blue) trail to Anthony's Nose; >> Take the time to enjoy the views on the lookout points along the trail. >> The (blue) trail ends at the Toll House Visitor Center. Follow the same way back to Bear Mtn Bridge, Bear Mountain Inn, and Hessian Lake. Level D hikers: From Hessian Lake, follow the AT (white) trail up Bear Mtn. Follow the Major Welch (red) trail down to Hessian Lake. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu

Sunday 1/24/2021 - Ramapo Valley Ilgenstein Rock Hike / Level B&C
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Mahwah, NJ
From the parking lot, take the bridge across the Ramapo River. Go around the Scarlet Pond. Go up the mountain to Hawk Rock and Cactus Ledge. Go downhill to reach Ridge Overlook where there is a gorgeous view of the valley. Hike down the hill to MacMillan Reservoir. Go through the swamp to reach Bear Swamp Lake. Climb up the hill to Ilgentstein Rock. After enjoying the panorama view, go downhill to the Cannonball Lake. Follow the Swamp Brook downhill then follow the Yellow Silver Trail to return to the parking. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/30/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training - Enrollment session / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Water Tower Loop
Open enrollment to a 3 months weekly long distance hike training program. The training program prepares hikers to hike long distances and explore unfamiliar territories. The hikers are required to hike with their own partners at least 8 hours to their best ability in each session. The hiking distance will increase as the training progresses. The training program ends with the Gin's 26 mile hike in April. Enrollment will be limited once the training has begun. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 1/30/2021 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Tuxedo Park / Lake Skenonto Loop
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 Skenonto and Sebago lakes. After lunch, follow the Tuxedo Mtn Ivy Trail to visit the legendary caves and boulders of the Claudius Smith Den. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 1/30/2021 - 13 Miles Day Hike - Level D
Turkey Hill / Silver Mine Lake/ Appalachian Trail - Harriman State Park
From Turkey Hill Pond Parking lot on Route 6, take Long Path south, turn left on Menomine Trail (yellow), pass Silver Mine Lake to William Brien Memorial Shelter, turn left on Appalachian Trail (white), pass Palisades Parkway. Turn left on Timp Torne Trail (Blue), turn left on 1777W Trail (red), then turn left on Popolopen Gorge trail (PG) (red) then Long Path back to parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu

Sunday 1/31/2021 - Kakiat Mtn - Pine Meadow Lake Hike, 7 - 10 mile, Levels B&C
Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
From Kakiat Park, take the Mountain Trail (Orange) - steep and rocky - which ascends the escarpment to a panoramic viewpoint where the Manhattan skyline is visible. Continue on Kakiat Trail (White), then followed by Suffern-Bear Mt. Trail (Yellow), Cronklins Crossing (White) and Pine Meadow Trail (Red) to the lakeside lunch spot. After lunch, either take the service road (Torne Valley Road) or Raccoon Brook Hills (Black-on-White) to connect to Kakiat Trail (White). Turn left onto Kakiat Trail and hike back to the parking lot. *Limit to 20 people; No carpool arrangements.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at Kakiat County Park parking lot
Leaders: Chung Leung


Saturday 2/6/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training - Enrollment session / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Water Tower Loop
Open enrollment to a 3 months weekly long distance hike training program. The training program prepares hikers to hike long distances and explore unfamiliar territories. The hikers are required to hike with their own partners at least 8 hours to their best ability in each session. The hiking distance will increase as the training progresses. The training program ends with the Gin's 26 mile hike in April. Enrollment will be limited once the training has begun. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Ling Zhou

Saturday 2/6/2021 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Storm King Mountains, NY
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. 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ary Wu/Joe Chou

Saturday 2/13/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Water Tower Loop
The Long Distance Hike Training is into the 4th session. New enrollment will not be accepted unless exempted by the training coordinator. The training program prepares hikers to hike long distances and explore unfamiliar territories. The hikers are required to hike with their own partners at least 9 hours to their best ability in each session. The hiking distance will increase as the training progresses. The training program ends with the Gin's 26 mile hike in April. Enrollment will be limited once the training has begun. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: James Yu2/Chung Leung

Saturday 2/13/2021 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop Start from the Visitor Center on White Trail, then Red Trial to reach the Fire Tower. After Fire Tower, continue Blue Trail to Red Trail and onto the newly opened Orange Trail to Bare Rock. After lunch at Bare Rock, back on Orange Trail to Blue Trail and return to Visitor Center. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trail head
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Sunday 2/14/2021 - Long Pond Ironworks/ Norvin Green 6 - 9 Mile Hikes / Levels B & C
Long Pond Ironworks State Park, NJ
Starting from CR511 roadside parking, follow the Hewitt Butler trail to visit the view points on top of Long Hill. Change to other trails to visit Overlook Rocks and Lake Sonoma. Walk on the trails of the Norvin Green State Forest with many streams and ponds. Find a route back to go up Horse Pond Mountain for a good view of the Monksville Reservoir. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 2/20/2021 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain, NY
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 2/20/2021 - Long Distance Hike Training / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Big Hill Shelter Loop
The Long Distance Hike Training is adopting a new training route, the Tuxedo Park to Big Hill Shelter loop. Hikers are expected to be able to hike independently and find their way to their targets with a map. The route covers over 18 miles with a few thousand feet of elevation gain. The hikers are expected to hike at least 9 hours. Registration is limited to the members of the training program.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at trail head
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Saturday 2/27/2021 - 7 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter.Then change to RD. Cross over to the Long Path near Lake Tiorati. Follow the Long Path to visit the Hippo Rock and the Cave shelter. Return by the Yellow Menomine trail back to Silvermine Lake Picnic area. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ary Wu/Joe Chou

Saturday 2/27/2021 - 16 Mile Day Hike Level E
Appalachian Trail and 1779 Trail loop - Harriman & Bear Mountain State Park
From Bear mountain Inn, take Appalachian Trail (white) south bound, pass Bear Mountain, West Mountain, and Palisades Parkway, turn right on 1779 Trail (blue), pass Seven Lakes Drive and Route 6 to Fort Montgomery then back to Bear Mountain Inn, can have a side trip to Popolopen (The Torne). *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Bear Mountain Inn Parking Lot
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 2/27/2021 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #4) / Level F
Tuxedo Park - Water Tower Loop
From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot) trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Continue to the water tower. Follow Arden Valley Rd. then LP South. Change to the White Bar trail going south. Connect to the TMI (red) trail back to Tuxedo Park. Follow your own pace to finish about 5:00 pm. If not reaching Water Tower by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung


Saturday 3/6/2021 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Start from the Otter Hole trailhead. Follow the blue, then white trails to Chikahoki Falls. Climb up Carris Hill to Yoo-Hoo Point. Yell Yoo-Hoo so people at High Point can hear you. Continue on the blue trail to connect to the Otter Hole (green) trail back to the trailhead. Visit all the viewpoints along the way. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Nancy Liang

Saturday 3/13/2021 - 7 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 3/20/2021 - 7 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at PMNHA Visiting Center, Kinnelon, NJ
Leaders: James Yu

Saturday 3/27/2021 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
Claudia Smith Den & the Lakes, Harriman State Park
Starting from JTC, follow Blue Disc to the famous Claudia Smith Den. Crossover to TMI to the Dutch Doctor shelter. Take the Triangle (yellow) Trail and follow the bank of Lake Sebago to the beach. After lunch, take the service road to the Victory (blue) Trail to Lake Skenonto. Then follow the white bar back to JTC. Spend the time to rest at every mountain and lake viewpoints. *Limit to 20 people and No Carpool Arrangement.
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 3/27/2021 - 18 Mile Day Hike Level E
Appalachian Trail, Red Cross, and A-SB loop - Harriman State Park
From Elk Pen, take Appalachian Trail (white) north bound, pass Lemon Squeezer and pass Seven Lakes drive to William Brien Memorial Shelter. Turn right on Menomine trail (yellow), and turn right on Red Cross Trail (red). Turn right on Arden-SureBridge Trail (red) back to Elk Pen. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at trail head
Leaders: Tony Shu


Saturday 4/3/2021 - Long Pond Ironworks/ Norvin Green 11 Mile Hikes / Levels C
Long Pond Ironworks/ Norvin Green State Park, NJ
Starting from the South Boat Launch area, take the white trail to go across the Monks Mountain Peninsula. Use the green trail and the yellow trail to go around the northeastern end of Monksville Reservoir to view the iron furnaces. Connect to the blue then the green trail to go up Horse Pond Mountain for a good view of the Reservoir. Take the green, then blue trail to go south into Norvin Green State Forest to explore the lakes and hills in the forest. Walk through the Monksville Dam to return to the parking. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Steve Huang

Saturday 4/24/2021 - Gin's 26 Mile Day Hike Challenge / Level F
Harriman State Park, NY
The annual Gin's 26-mile day hike is resuming in 2021. This challenging hike is named in honor of Gin Goon, a founder of CMCNY. He passed away in Oct. 2003. The hike is strenuous with many ups and downs covering many difficult terrains for over 26 miles. Long distance hikers have been training hard for the past months for their strength, hiking skills, endurance and patience. This hike will be a testimony for their hard work and accomplishment.
Meeting Time/Place: 6:00AM Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders:


Saturday 5/1/2021 - 18 Miles Day Hike / Level E
Stonetown Circular & Hewitt Butler loop, Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Starting from the trailhead parking lot on West Brook road, take the Highlands Trail north, then Stonetown Circular trail (red triangle), pass Windbeam Mt., Bear Mt. and Board Mt. and cross Stonetown road. After Harrison Mt, stay on Highland Trail (white), pass Horse Pond Mt, turn left to Hewitt Butler trail (blue) south, pass Long Hill, West Brook Mt., Manaticut Point then reach the West Brook Road. Follow the road west and connect to Camp Wyanokie trail (yellow) to Camp Wyanokie/Boy Scout Lake. Switch to Wyanokie Circular trail (red), then merge with Highland trail (white) north, then meet West Brook road and pass the Little Windbeam Mt., turn left on Stonetown Circular trail (red triangle) to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Rosa Melgar

Saturday 5/22/2021 - Ramapo Valley Ilgenstein Rock Hike, 12 miles / Level C
Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Mahwah, NJ
From the parking lot, take Schuber rail (orange) to pass MacMillan Reservoir and turn right onto Red-Silver Trail to Bear Swamp Lake. Turn left on Shore Trail (blue), then Cannonball Trail (red) and Crossover trail (white) to reach Ilgenstein Rock. After lunch, continue with Hoeferlin Memorial Trail (yellow) then turn left on Shore Trail (blue) and cut over to Halifax Trail (green), passing Hawk Rock and turn left on Silver Trail (silver) back to the parking lot. Limit to 30 people and members have priority. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang

Saturday 5/29/2021 - Memorial Day Family Camping (Limit 60 people)
Kenneth Wilson State Park, Catskill, NY
5/29-5/31. With the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, Kenneth Wilson campground features large, secluded and wooded campsites. Facilities on site include flush toilet, hot shower, play fields, beaches and boat/canoe rentals. There are plenty of bike routes and hiking trails near by. Please prepare your own camping equipment. ** Members only Fees: $15 adults; $6 children under 12.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for details
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Bon Chiu/Chung Leung






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