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1997

April 8
Teatown - a nearby nature center. We will meet at both Hawthorne
(back entrance) and the Yorktown lab aisle 16 exit at 6:00 PM. EASY -
under 3 miles. Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
April 15
Graham Hills Park - a park in the northeast quadrant of the junction
of the Taconic and Sawmill. We will meet at both Hawthorne (back
entrance) and the Yorktown lab aisle 16 exit at 6:00 PM. EASY.
Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
April 22
Hudson Hills Golf Course - IBM still owns it. See it before it is
sold. We will meet at both Hawthorne (back entrance) and the Yorktown
lab aisle 16 exit at 6:00 PM. EASY. Contact Herb Chong, x7932.
April 26 Saturday - all day
Indian Head - All day hike in the Catskills. STRENUOUS. Contact Herb
Chong, x7932.
April 29
Westmoreland Sanctuary - A nature preserve in Mount Kisco. We will
meet at both Hawthorne (back entrance) and the Yorktown lab aisle 16
exit at 6:00 PM. EASY - 2.5 miles. Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
May 4 Sunday - all day
Litter Day - Help pick up trash on the trails. Contact Walt Daniels,
x4342.
May 6
Wildcat Mountain - A rarely seen part of Harriman Park just west of Rt
17 at Rt 17a. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in
Peekskill at 6:00 PM. EASY. Contact Walt Daniels, x4342.
May 13
Popolopen Gorge - Walk beside a creek instead of up a mountain. We
will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM.
EASY - 3 miles. Contact John Magerlein, x2726.
May 20
Black Mountain - A great view from a hill just west of Anthony Wayne
in Harriman. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in
Peekskill at 6:00 PM. EASY. Contact Chris Cesar, x7669.
May 27
Round Hill - In Hubbard/Perkins near the corner of Rt 9 & 301. An
easy bushwhack down. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage
in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. MODERATE. Contact Chris Cesar, x7669.
June 3
Black Rock Forest Loop - A hike in the western part of Black Rock
Forest off Mine Hill Road. We will meet at the James Street Parking
Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. MODERATE. Contact Herb Chong,
x7932.
June 7 Saturday - all day
National Trails Day - More details later. Contact Walt Daniels,
x4342.
June 10
Storm King from Mountain Road via Bluebird Trail - View north to
Newburgh Bridge and maybe the Catskills. We will meet at the James
Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. STRENUOUS. Contact
Walt Daniels, x4342.
June 17
Bear Mountain via the Major Welch Trail - Panoramic views at the top
and on the way up. If the weather is hot, much harder. We will meet at
the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. STRENUOUS.
Contact John Magerlein, x2726
June 24
Canopus Lake Circular - a long walk on the Appalachian Trail returning
on an old bridle path. We will meet at the James Street Parking
Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. STRENUOUS - 5 miles. Contact Walt
Daniels, x4342.
July 1
Perkins & Cabot Trails - Wide open views over Glynwood Farm. We will
meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM.
MODERATE. Contact John Magerlein, x2726.
July 4 Evening
Bull Hill (Taurus) - Potluck Dinner on top and watch the fireworks.
We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00
PM. STRENUOUS. Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
July 5 Saturday - all day
Ice Caves - All day hike in the Gunks. MODERATE. Contact Herb Chong,
x7932.
July 8
Howell Trail - Trail on Crows Nest, just south of Storm King,
Spectacular hike. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in
Peekskill at 6:00 PM. STRENUOUS - 3 miles. Contact Chris Cesar,
x7669.
July 12 Saturday - all day (may be cancelled - anyone want to lead?)
Minnewaska - All day hike in the Gunks. MODERATE. Contact Herb
Chong, x7932.
July 15
Charcoal Burners Loop - two hikes in one, easy out and back to the
blueberries OR fast paced big loop. We will meet at the James Street
Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. EASY OR STRENUOUS. Contact
John Magerlein, x2726.
July 22
Claudius Smith Den - Many infamous rascals hid out here. We will meet
at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. MODERATE
- 4.5 miles, 500 feet elevation gain. Contact Walt Daniels, x4342.
July 29
Breakneck Ridge - excellent views all the way up, return via
Undercliff and Brook Trails. We will meet at the James Street Parking
Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. STRENUOUS - 3 miles, 1200 feet
elevation gain. Contact Chris Cesar, x7669.
August 5
Bald Mountain - along Dunderburg Ridge, nice views of Bear Mtn and
bridge We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at
6:00 PM. STRENUOUS. Contact Jim Morgan, x1858
August 12
Cat's Elbow - the southern end of West Mt. with views to the interior
of Harriman Park. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in
Peekskill at 6:00 PM. MODERATE. Contact Herb Chong, x7932.
August 19
Black Rock Mountain (Harriman) - Yet another Black Rock. We will meet
at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM. MODERATE.
Contact Herb Chong, x7932.
August 26
Manitou Point - Along a marsh, up a hill, and along a ledge right by
the Hudson. We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in
Peekskill at 6:00 PM. EASY. Contact Walt Daniels, x4342.
September 2
Torrey Memorial on Long Mountain - good view with not much effort. We
will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00 PM.
EASY - 2 miles. Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
September 9
Anthony's Nose - one of the best views up and down the Hudson River.
We will meet at the James Street Parking Garage in Peekskill at 6:00
PM. MODERATE - 2 miles. Contact Walt Daniels, x4342.
September 16
Rockefeller Preserve - Leaders choice. We will meet at both Hawthorne
(back entrance) and the Yorktown lab aisle 16 exit at 5:30 PM. EASY.
Contact Ed Clarke, x7501.
September 23
Turkey Mountain - A town park just north of the reservoir in Yorktown.
We will meet at the Aisle 16 entrance to Yorktown lab at 5:30 PM.
EASY - under 3 miles. Contact Walt Daniels, x4342.
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