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


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

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

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

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. ** Camping is cancelled due to Campground closure **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Camping is cancelled **
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. ** This Activity is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Cancelled **
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). ** Activity Suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic **
Meeting Time/Place: ** Activity Suspended **
Leaders:

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


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

Saturday 6/20/2020 - 12 Mile Day Hikes, Levels E
Beacon Mountain and Fishkill Ridge loop, Hudson Highlands State Park
From trailhead, follow the Casino trail (Red), pass North Beacon Mountain, turn left on Breakneck Ridge trail (White), pass South Beacon Mountain and a fire tower, turn left on Wilkinson Memorial trail (Yellow), then turn left on Fishkill Ridge trail (White), then turn left on a connection trail with yellow blaze, turn right on Casino trail (Red) back to parking lot.
Note: Due to the current pandemic situation, no carpool will be arranged and no leaders will be arranged to lead the hike. Wear a mask or practice social distance, stay at least 6 feet away from other hikers.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 6/20/2020 - 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.
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders:

Sunday 6/21/2020 - 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. Route can be extended to where your feet and mind can take you.
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders:

Saturday 6/27/2020 - Ramapo Lake to Wanaque Ridge Loop- 7 miles Levels B & C
Ramapo Mountain State Forest, NJ
From Parking Lot, take Blue trail to Ramapo lake;Turn left on Yellow trail uphill to visit the view points; Change to the Cannon Ball red trail and then the orange trail to go up Wanaque Ridge to enjoy the expansive views. The Orange trail ends with a pipeline service road. Turn left on the service road until it meets with a white trail. Turn right on the white trail to visit a stone tower and a ruined mansion. Come down from the hill and follow the north shore of the lake back to the parking lot. ** the route can be extended to where your mind and feet can take you. **
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:

Sunday 6/28/2020 - Tuxedo Park - Black Ash Mtn - Parker Cabin Mtn Loop/ 7 mile Levels B & C
Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the parking lot, follow the Ramapo Dunderberg (RD) red trail to the Tri-Trail Corner. Continue on RD to the enjoy the views on Black Ash Mountain. At Parker Cabin Mountain, make a right on to the Triangle (yellow) trail to go to Lake Skenonto and Lake Sebago. Continue to go to the Dutch Doctor Shelter and change to the Tuxedo-Mtn Ivy (TMI) trail back to the Tuxedo parking lot. **The route can be extended to where your mind and feet can take you.**
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking lot
Leaders:


Saturday 7/4/2020 - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop / Day hike Levels B & C
Sterling Forest State Park
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: Recommend to start 8:00 AM
Leaders:


Saturday 7/4/2020 - Ramapo Lake / Ilgenstein Rock/ Millstones Loop, 18 miles Level E
Ramapo Mountain State Forest
From the lower parking lot, take the MacEvoy (blue) trail to Ramapo Lake. Change to the Cannon Ball (red) trail to go to Skyline Drive. After the highway, change to the HM (yellow) trail to go to Ilgenstein Rock. Spend time on the rock to enjoy the views. Come down on a (white) trail, then the Cannon Ball (red) trail to Camp Yaw Paw. Change to the yellow trail and hike all the way to Todd Lake. Switch to the Todd (white) trail to return to the parking lot. The hike is a good practice for navigation skills.
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the Skyline Drive lower parking lot
Leaders:

Sunday 7/5/2020 - Schunemunk Mountain Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Schunemunk State Park, 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. Plan out your own hiking route.
Meeting Time/Place: Recommended 8:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders:

Saturday 7/18/2020 - 14 miles Day Hike / Level D
Mt. Defiance & NJ Botanical Garden – Ringwood Start Park, NJ
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, Butler Mine and Gatun Pond, turn right on Ringwood-Ramapo trail (Red), pass Mt. Defiance and Shepherd Lake, follow the paved road to NJ Botanical Garden. Follow the Crossover trail (white) and turn left to Halifax Trail (Green), pass Hawk Rock and at Scarlet oak Pond turn left on Silver trail (silver) back to parking lot.
Note: Due to the current pandemic situation, no carpool will be arranged. Wear a mask or practice social distance, stay at least 6 feet away from other hikers.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30AM at Ramapo Valley County Reservation parking area parking lot
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 7/25/2020 - 8 Miles / 11 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Schunemunk Mountain loop from Otterkill Road
from parking lot, take Trestle trail (White), continue on Western Ridge trail (Orange), enjoy some view points from the ridge, Turn left on Jessup trail (Yellow), visit Megaliths for great view. Continue to the end of the Jessup trail, turn left on Otterkill trail (Red) back to parking lot. Note: Due to the current pandemic situation, no carpool will be arranged. Wear a mask or practice social distance, stay at least 6 feet away from other hikers.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at trailhead parking lot on Otterkill Road
Leaders: James Yu


Saturday 8/1/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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. Being your own snacks, lunch and water. Dress in layers. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM Skyline Drive Trailhead Parking
Leaders:
James Yu/

Saturday 8/8/2020 - 6 Mile Palisades Cliff and Hudson Shore Level B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the State Line Lookout parking lot
Leaders: Ary Wu/Joe Chou

Saturday 8/8/2020 - 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 trail head
Leaders: Amy Tien

Saturday 8/15/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes/ Levels B
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 viewpoints at Mt. Misery, Hill of Pines, Rattlesnake Hill and Eagle Cliff. However no one will miss the views atop the Black Rock Summit. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement, Parking fee apply
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Sharon Yan

Saturday 8/15/2020 - 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 trail head
Leaders: Ling Zhou

Saturday 8/22/2020 - Lake Askoti West Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: James Yu

Saturday 8/22/2020 - 12 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
Splitrock Reservoir Loop, Farny State Park, NJ
This loop combines a section of the Four Birds Trail with the Splitrock Trail to circle Splitrock Reservoir. Enjoy views of the reservoir and Misty Pond from Indian Cliffs. It\'s challenging. The relentless minor elevation changes of the Highlands terrain gives you a good workout. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at Split Rock Reservoir parking lot
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 8/29/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hike / Levels B
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: Ary Wu

Saturday 8/29/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Levels C
Three Reservoirs / TMI Loop
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. C Level hikers may hike on the unmarked Woodtown Road to reach TMI, turn right to reach (W) and turn right on (W) --> S-BM back to the parking area. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang


Saturday 9/5/2020 - Labor Day Family Camping 9/5 - 9/7/2020
Taconic State Park - Copake Falls Area, NY
(*Full, Waiting List Only) Taconic State Park-Copake Falls Campground is located on the Taconic Mountain Range bordering MA and CT. The campground offers rustic tent camping but equipped with flush toilet and shower facilities.There are extensive trail system for hiking. The Bash Bish Falls in MA is a must go destination. The Harlem Valley Rail Trail which permits no vehicular traffic is the perfect bike path for the family. Prepare your own camping gears and enjoy your outdoor cooking. Limit to 40 people and members only. Fees: $18 member, $6 children.
Meeting Time/Place: To be announced
Leaders:
Kwok-Chi Ng/Chung Leung

Saturday 9/5/2020 - 9 mile Level C
Elk Pen - Through AT RD and Nurian to Valley of Boulder
From Elk Pen Parking lot , take AT (white) to Lemon Squeeze. stay on AT and change to the Long Path south, A-SB and Lichen. Continue from Lichen to Ramapo-Dunderberg RD (red) hike to the Nurian White. Then follow Nurian (white) passing Valley of Boulder to Stahahe Brook red stripe trail (red). Continue to Arden Surebridge red triangle (red) to AT and back to Elk Pen Parking. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 9/12/2020 - 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: Ling Zhou

Saturday 9/12/2020 - Dunderberg Mountain Day Hikes / Levels C
Dunderberg Mountain, Harriman State Park
This is an exploratory hike to re-discover the remains of the unfinished Dunderberg Spiral Railway built in 1889. Trestles, tunnels and graded routes are still visible. 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the Route 9W/ 202 roadside trailhead parking
Leaders: Bon Chiu

Saturday 9/19/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ary Wu

Saturday 9/19/2020 - 11 miles-Level C
TMI- Breakneck Mt-Pine Meadow Lake trail- S-BM Loop
From Diltzes Lane parking lot, take TMI to Suffern Bear Mt trail (yellow) to connect Breakneck trail (white), and continue with TMI until meeting Seven Hill Trail (blue), turn left onto blue trail to Pine Meadow Lake. Follow Pine Meadow Lake trail along the lake to connect Conklins Crossing (white) . Take Suffern Bear Mt trail to pass Stone Memorial shelter, finishing with Pine Meadow (red) and turn left to parking lot by taking unmark trail before Equestrians Center. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting place : Diltzes Lane parking lot ( 41.18529, -74.07561); small parking s
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 9/26/2020 - 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: Daniel Do/Cherry Lau

Saturday 9/26/2020 - 9 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: Steve Huang


Saturday 10/3/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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:
Ary Wu

Saturday 10/3/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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: 8:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Bon Chiu

Saturday 10/3/2020 - Mid-Autumn Festival : 1 Night Backpacking 10/3-10/4/2020
TBD
Mid-Autumn Festival : 1 Night Backpacking. This activity is limited to members who have basic backpacking experience. *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 - 6 Mile Day hikes/ Levels B
Claudia Smith Den & the Lakes, Harriman State Park
Starting from JCT, 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 JCT. 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 10/10/2020 - 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: Rosa Melgar

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: Ary Wu

Saturday 10/17/2020 - 8 Miles 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 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B
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

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

Saturday 10/31/2020 - Storm King Mountain Day Hikes / Levels B
Storm King Mountain, 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. 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:

Saturday 10/31/2020 - Stonetown Circular and Hewitt Butler loop Hike (18 miles / Level E )
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Follow Highlands trail north, pass Windbeam Mountain, Bear mountain, Board Mountain, cross Stonetown Road, turn left on Hewitt Butler trail (blue), cross West Brook Road to Camp Wyanokie trail (yellow), then Wyanokie Circular trail (red), pass High Point, then take Highlands trail back to parking lot. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:00AM at West Brook Road trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu


Saturday 11/7/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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. (This hike was changed from Saturday, 10/27 to Sunday, 10/28 because of rain/storm weather forecast for Saturday) *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Rosa Melgar

Saturday 11/14/2020 - Silvermine Lake Day Hike / Levels B
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 - 15 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Breakneck Ridge / Hudson Highlands State Park, NY
Lots of elevation gain. This is in the southern section of the Hudson Highlands State Park. Starting from the trailhead of LS (blue) at Fishkill Road, left turn to SR (red), left turn to NV (green), right turn to UC (yellow), right turn to BR (white), left turn to BB (red), right turn to WM (yellow), right turn to NT (blue), left turn to NV (green) and left turn to LS (blue) to back to the trailhead. For experienced hikers only. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Flora Gu

Saturday 11/21/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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 - Level C activity 11 miles
Kakiat – Diamond Mt. – Pine Meadow- S-BM Loop
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. Making sharp right turn to S-BM trail to Kakiat trail (white) and downhill back to parking lot. Beawr *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement "Be aware of ticks at the start of the trail"
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best

Saturday 11/28/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Steve Huang

Saturday 11/28/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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: Flora Gu


Saturday 12/5/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *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 12/5/2020 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
7 Hills Trail
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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Bon Chiu

Saturday 12/12/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels C
West Mountain, 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. *Limit to 20 People and No Carpool Arrangement
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang

Saturday 12/19/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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. *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 - 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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: Rosa Melgar

Saturday 12/26/2020 - 6 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B
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:

Saturday 12/26/2020 - 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels 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: Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Flora Gu






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