Policy

Activity Registration
To participate activity you must contact leader in advance by either calling them (leaderís phone numbers are published on the CMC Newsletter) or use an online registration form on this website. For privacy reason leaderís phone numbers are not listed on the webpage.
Due to the fact that all the trip leaders are volunteers, please be courtesius to make your call in between 8:00pm-10:00pm unless  otherwise specified.

What to Bring or, Not to Bring?
We recommended you to bring the following items for the trip:
Small backpack, hiking boots, wind/rain jacket, water, food (lunch), map of area, compass, watch, sun screen, first-aid kit. To find out more about outing gear please visit the following websites.
Pets might not allowed on certain trails. Dogs must be leashed all the time.  Please check with leader before the trip. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages.

During the trip
Stay on the trail all the time.  Do not litter. Be conscious to protect the environment 

Follow leaderís pace, neither ahead nor falling too far behind. The leader should be told if you drop out, even temporarily. Courtesy to the leader and your fellow hiker.

Transportation Arrangement
CMCNY will provide transportation to nondrivers by arranging carpools for the most of one day activities.  Car-poolers must contact trip leader in advance to reserve the seat.
Carpool fees (usually from $8.00 to $12.00, depends on the distance) will be paid directly to drivers.

Meeting Places
In New York City
West 39th Street & Broadway

In Queens
Cunningham Park, Queens

Always check with leader before the trip to confirm the meeting place. Meeting time is departure time! NOT assembly.

Activity Fee
One day hiking or biking activities are free to CMCNY members. Nonmembers pay $2.00 per person.

Legal Stuff - Please read!
The Chinese Mountain Club of New York, Inc. and/or its trip leaders, officers, or representatives, shall not be liable for any injury, loss or damage to persons and/or property, direct or consequential, arising out of any trips and/or activities of the Club. The assumption of risk, which is inherent in this type of rugged outdoor activity, is implied on the part of each person who attends any outing trip and every person participating in any of said trips and/or activities assumes all risk and liability in connection therewith.

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