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Saturday 12/7/2019 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Dunderberg Mountain, Harriman State Park
Start from the parking lot at 9W/202, follow the red trail to Dunderberg Mountain. After enjoying the first viewpoint of the Hudson River, continue to Cornell Mine. Lunch at The Timp, then follow the blue trail back to trial head. Enjoy many viewpoints of Hudson River along the Timp-Torne trail.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders:
Steve Huang/MeiSheng Liu

Saturday 12/14/2019 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
North Hill / Diamond Mountain
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. After 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu/Kwok-Chi Ng

Saturday 12/21/2019 - X'mas Short Hike Silvermine Lake / Levels B
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail (Y) and hike up the Stockbridge Range and turn left onto Long Path going south for about 2 miles. Then hike a short wood road and turn left onto AT. After crossing 7 Lakes Drive, get on a unmarked wood road for about 1 mile and turn left onto Menomine (Y) trail again and go back to Silvermine Lake picnic area for lunch. People may bring their own cookwares for a cookout lunch.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders: Carol Lee/Cherry Lau

Saturday 12/28/2019 - 6 & 8 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders: Cherry Lau/Shui-Kei Ng


Saturday 1/4/2020 - 6 & 8 Miles Day Hikes / levels B & C
The Three reservoirs and the Breakneck Mtn Loop
From the Rte 106 parking lot, take the S-BM (yellow) for about half a mile, then branch off on the left to a unmarked trail to the first reservoir. Go along the dam then follow the service road to the second reservoir and third reservoir. At end of the reservoir, make a left turn on the S-BM (yellow) going south, connect to TMI (red) heading north, and follow the Breakneck Mountain (white) trail back to S-BM. Follow the S-BM to the Big Hill shelter and back to the Rte 106 parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders:
MeiSheng Liu/Bounnhou Sayarath

Sunday 1/5/2020 - Annual Meeting / Spring Festival Party
St. James Episcopal Church, Elmhurst, NY
The CMCNY Annual Meeting is an experience sharing and get together party for all members and their friends. It will be held at the St. James Episcopal Church, 84-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY. The event features a buffet dinner, slide show on our exotic expeditions, board member election, raffle, games and preview of upcoming activities. Reservation is required. Fees: Free for members and children under 11, $8 for Non-members.
Meeting Time/Place: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, St. James Church in Elmhurst, Queens.
Leaders: Steve Huang/Carol Lee/Chung Leung

Saturday 1/11/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes, Levels B & C
Russian Bear / Pine Meadow Lake
Starting from Seven Hills Trail (blue), then change to the HTS Trail (orange), and hike to Russian Bear. Continue on HTS, then change to the Raccoon Hills Trail (black) to go down to Pine Meadow Lake for lunch. Return along the river on the Pine Meadow Trail.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at Trailhead
Leaders: Amy Tien/Iris Lee

Saturday 1/18/2020 - 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. Continue on Blue Disk, 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 lake.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu/Rosa Melgar

Saturday 1/25/2020 - Chinese New Year Hike on the Seven Hills Trail / Levels B & C
Reeves Meadow Visitor Ctr/ Diamond Mtn
From the Reeves Visitor Center, take the Pine Meadow (red) Trail going south-west. Then switch to the 7 Hill Trail (blue) on the left. 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. Have lunch on the ridge between North Hill and Chipmunk Mtn. When the blue trail meets the Pine Meadow (red) trail, continue on the 7 Hills (blue) trail up the Diamond Mtn. Change to yellow trail on the right to Pine Meadow (red) trail again. Make a right on the red trail and follow it back to the parking lot. C Level hikers can make side trips to the Rampapo. Torne, further up on Diamond Mtn Tower and the Pine Meadow Lake.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Amy Tien/Bon Chiu


Saturday 2/1/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Level B & C
Raccoon Brook Hills, Pine Meadow Lake
Starting from Visitor Center, go up the Reeve Brook Trail (white) to visit the Torne View and Pulpit. Descend on the Raccoon Brook Hills Trail to Pine Meadow Lake. Have lunch and take a leisurely walk around the lake and return by the Pine Meadow Trail (red). Distance of the hike might be shortened due to trail conditions. Winter hiking gears are recommended.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders:
Leo Ngan/Ada Jow

Saturday 2/1/2020 - 18 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #1) / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Time Square Loop
From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot) trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Change to LP going west toward Lemon Squeezer. Turn to the White Bar trail going south. Connect to the TMI (red) trail back to Tuxedo Park. Follow your own pace to finish no later than 5:00 pm. If not reaching Time Square by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 2/1/2020 - 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 2/8/2020 - 16 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #2) / Level E
Ramapo Mountain, NJ
This session is a practice on map reading & trail exploration. Find your own partner and hike independently. Start from the trailhead parking lot on Skyline Drive; take Hoeferlin Trail (Yellow) south; hike around the Ramapo Lake; change to Cannonball Trail (Red) north; pass Skyline Drive and merge with Hoeferlin Trail (Yellow). Take Hoeferlin Trail north to go pass Erskine Lookout. At Ilgenstein Rock take White trail south, then Cannonball Trail (Red) south, then yellow trail, pass Midvale Mountain Road and Millstones, turn right on Todd Trail (White) to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Trailhead road side parking
Leaders: Chung Leung

Saturday 2/8/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Ramapo Mountain 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. Dress in layers.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Joe Chou/Chwen (Jun) Best/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 2/15/2020 - 18 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #3) / Level E
Tuxedo Park - AT - Lemon Squeezer Loop
From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot)trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Continue to AT intersection. Follow AT South to Lemon Squeezer. 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 AT intersection by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Saturday 2/15/2020 - 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Bounnhou Sayarath/Frank Yao

Saturday 2/22/2020 - 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Bon Chiu/Tony Shu

Saturday 2/22/2020 - 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Amy Tien/Daniel Do

Saturday 2/29/2020 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #5) / 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Bon Chiu

Saturday 2/29/2020 - 6 & 8 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.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders: Ada Jow/Leo Ngan


Saturday 3/7/2020 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #6) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Train Station Commuter Parking
Leaders:
Rosa Melgar

Saturday 3/7/2020 - 6 & 8 Miles Day Hikes / levels B & C
The Three reservoirs and the Breakneck Mtn Loop
From the Rte 106 parking lot, take the S-BM (yellow) for about half a mile, then branch off on the left to a unmarked trail to the first reservoir. Go along the dam then follow the service road to the second reservoir and third reservoir. At end of the reservoir, make a left turn on the S-BM (yellow) going south, connect to TMI (red) heading north, and follow the Breakneck Mountain (white) trail back to S-BM. Follow the S-BM to the Big Hill shelter and back to the Rte 106 parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: MeiSheng Liu/Steve Huang

Saturday 3/14/2020 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #7) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Train Station Commuter Parking
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 3/14/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike / Level B & C
West Mountain - Timp Torne, Harriman State Park
Starting at the Anthony Wayne Parking Area, follow the White trail, then the FAWN (red) trail and then the Timp-Torne (blue) trail to meet the AT trail at West Mountain. Enjoy the many lookout points along the ridge. Level B hikers will follow Yellow to return to parking lot after lunch at the shelter. The level C hikers will venture out to the Timp for lunch, then return by 1777 Red back to the parking lot. the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at Trailhead
Leaders: Frank Yao/Chung Leung/Sharon Yan

Saturday 3/21/2020 - 18 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #8) / Level F
Lake Askoti, Pingyp Mtn Loop
From Lake Askoti, take Red Cross Trail to pass the Palisades Pkwy. Then change to S-BM (yellow) to go up Pingy Mtn. Continue the S-BM trail to Big Hill Shelter. This is a section of the actual 26 mile hike route. Then follow Long Path back to Lake Askoti. An extended route will continue from Big Hill to follow TMI. Then take 7 Lakes Drive or other short cuts back to Lake Askoti. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
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Saturday 3/21/2020 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti - Island Pond - RD Loop,
Take the A-SB (red triangle) trail to Lemon Squeezer. Then change to the AT trail to Island Pond. Enjoy the early spring view of the lake. Change to the Island Pond service road going south to meet the Nurian (white) trail. Take a left turn on Nurian trail to Black Rock. Follow the RD along the ridge to Time Square. There are many view points on the ridge and a good chance to cheer up the RD through hikers. From Time Square, follow the A-SB back to the parking at Lake Askoti. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 3/28/2020 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #9) / Level F
Tuxedo Park - TMI Loop with option to Pingyp Mountain
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Option to start from Lake Askoti to hike the Pingyp Mountain section and return to Tuxedo Park. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 3/28/2020 - 7 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Silvermine Lake - Stockbridge Mountain Loop
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. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
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Saturday 4/4/2020 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #10) / Level F
Tuxedo Park - TMI Loop, Option to hike Pingyp Mountain
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. An extended route will take A-SB at Time Square to connect to Red Cross, turn right to Beech (blue), and turn left to Long Path to Bill Hill Shelter. Either take the service road near Big Hill Shelter to 7 Lakes Drive, or follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI and follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Option to start from Lake Askoti and follow the Pingyp Mtn loop to return to Tuxedo Park. Require to specify this option at registration. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:


Saturday 4/4/2020 - 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. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 4/11/2020 - 24 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #11) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station Loop
Follow the similar trail as the actual 26 mile hike. Hikers set their own checkpoints and strategy on this trial run and take discretion to shorten the hike. ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 4/11/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike/ 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. ** Activity Suspended due the the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 4/18/2020 - 24 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session #12) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station Loop
Follow the similar trail as the actual 26 mile hike. Hikers set their own checkpoints and strategy on this trial run and take discretion to shorten the hike. ** Activity Suspended due the the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 4/18/2020 - 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. ** Activity Suspended due the the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

Saturday 4/25/2020 - ALA Fundraising: Gin's 26 Mile Day Hike / Level F
Harriman State Park, NY
Our annual 26-miles day hike, in memory of Gin Goon, the co-founder of CMCNY who passed away in Oct. 2003, this hike has been renamed to Gin's 26 Miles Day Hike to honor him. Gin started 26 miles day hike and has became his signature trip for many years. The hike is strenuous with different terrain conditions. For experienced hikers. ** Members only ** Contact leaders for additional information.
Meeting Time/Place: 6:00 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking
Leaders: Chung Leung/Tony Shu/Bon Chiu

Saturday 4/25/2020 - ALA Fundraising: 18 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Tuxedo Park / Big Hill Shelter Loop
This is a shorter version of 26-mile hike. We start at the same place in Tuxedo Park, hike 15 miles and try to finish just ahead of 26-mile marathoners to welcome them back. We welcome everyone to join. Prepare for a good pace hike.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking
Leaders: Ada Jow/Steve Huang

Saturday 4/25/2020 - ALA Fundraising: 6 Mile Day Hike / Level B
Three Reservoirs / TMI Loop
This is a short hike to support the Gin\'s Hike. 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. Follow the unmarked trail to TMI. Then catch the Breakneck Mtn trail and the S-BM trail back to the parking lot. Meet the 26 mile hikers on the way and cheer them up.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ary Wu/Joe Chou/MeiSheng Liu


Saturday 5/2/2020 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
West Mountain to Bear Mountain Loop
Starting from the Anthony Wayne Rec. Area at exit 17 of PIP, 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 lake for lunch. After 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 at Trailhead
Leaders:
Ling Zhou/Daniel Do

Saturday 5/9/2020 - 15 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Whitehorse Mt., Eagle Cliff, Black Rock loop - Blackrock Forest, NY
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 the trailhead
Leaders: Amy Tien/

Saturday 5/9/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Bearfort Mountain
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
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 5/16/2020 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Popolopin Torne/ Bear Mountain
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.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Feng Chen

Saturday 5/23/2020 - 5/23 - 5/25/2020, Memorial Day Family Camping
North-South Lake, Catskill, NY
North-South Lake Campground is located at the eastern edge of the Catskill Escarpment and it is the biggest and most popular State campground in the Catskill Forest Preserve. In addition to the scenic lakes located within the campground, the surrounding mountains contain numerous hiking trails leading to spectacular overlooks, waterfalls and historic sites. It is said that on a clear day, five states are visible from some overlooks. Activities options include canoeing, star-gazing, night walks and many others. Please prepare your own camping equipment and gear. Limit to 80 people. Members have priority. Fee (include 1st night BBQ): $22 member, $28 non-member, $6 children under 12. All fees must be paid before May 5.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for details
Leaders: Chung Leung/Kwok-Chi Ng

Saturday 5/23/2020 - 5/23- 5/26/2020, Memorial Day Weekend day hiking trip / Level E
Devil's Path, Catskill Mountains, NY
Day 1: Kaaterskill High Peak (1111 m) 8.2 miles /Level C. Day 2: Devil’s Path east section, from Stony Clove Notch, hike the Plateau Mtn., Sugarloaf Mtn., Twin Mtn., Indian Head Mtn. – 16 miles /Level E. Day 3 : Devil’s Path west section, from Stony Clove Notch, pass Diamond Notch Falls, hike West Kill Mtn., and St Anne’s Peak. – 15 miles /Level E. optional day 4: Black Dome (1221 m), Blackhead mountain (1208 m) 7 miles /Level C. We will meet at trail head on each day, you can choose a nearby hotel/AirBnB to stay overnight. Some hotel options will be provided to you to choose from. This trip is for CMCNY members with 15+ mile long-hike experience only. The registration deadline is 5/13/2020. All events are optional. You can end the trip after the 5/25 Monday hike, or 5/26 Tuesday hike.
Meeting Time/Place: To be decided.
Leaders: Bon Chiu/Tony Shu

Saturday 5/23/2020 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Raccoon Brook Hill/ Pine Meadow Lake
Starting from the Visitor Center, go up the Reeves Brook trail (white) to visit the Torne View and Pulpit. Descend on the Raccoon Brook Hills trail (black) to Pine Meadow Lake. Have lunch and take a leisurely walk around the lake and return by the Pine Meadow trail (red). The C level hike extends to the Grandpa/ Grandma Rock and the Stone Memorial Shelter through Kakiat trail (White), Suffern-Bear Mountain trail (Yellow), Conklins Crossing (White), and catch up the B level group on Pine Meadow trail (red).
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at Trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best/Bounnhou Sayarath

Saturday 5/30/2020 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Fishkill Ridge, Fishkill, New York
Loop up , up, up and around the protected crests of the conservation area, including Lambs Hill and Bald Hill. The Town of Beacon, the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge and the Hudson River can be seen from viewpoints along the Overlook Trail and the Fishkill Ridge Trail.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at Trailhead
Leaders: James Yu/Leo Ngan


Saturday 6/13/2020 - 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:
Cherry Lau/Chwen (Jun) Best







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