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Date Time Meet@ Leader Hike Difficulty Description
April 8 5:30pm Yorktown Walt Daniels Whippoorwill Park Easy  
April 15 5:30pm Hawthorne
Josh Auerbach Kitchawan Park Preserve Easy  
April 22 5:30pm Hawthorne Ann Autieri Westmoreland Sanctuary Easy  
April 29 5:30pm Hawthorne
Frank Tip Rockefeller State Park Easy  
May 6 6pm Peekskill John Magerlein Doodletown Easy Several old graveyards in a former town
May 13 6pm Peekskill Jim Morgan Philips Mine Moderate An iron mine, also called copper mine, but actually used
for the sulphur content.
May 20 6pm Peekskill Sharee McNab West Mountain from Perkins Drive Moderate  
May 27 6pm Peekskill Ken Zadeck Picnic Point from Beaver Pond Trail Moderate Hubbard/Perkins Conservation Area
June 3 6pm Peekskill Jim Morgan East Mountain Moderate Hubbard/Perkins Conservation Area
June 10 6pm Peekskill Sharee McNab
Jane Daniels
Bear Mountain via Major Welch Strenuous Up the Major Welch and down the AT, very strenuous if hot.
June 17 6pm Peekskill Herb Chong Diamond Mountain in Harriman Strenuous  
June 24 6pm Peekskill Walt Daniels
Jim Morgan
Anthony's Nose/Camp Smith Traverse Strenuous  
July 1 6pm Peekskill Frank Tip
Herb Chong
Bull Hill Traverse via Undercliff and Lone Star Strenuous  
July 4 8am Peekskill Herb Chong Escarpment Trail - Catskills Moderate, about 8 miles A hike along the Escarpment Trail near North Lake State Campground in
the Catskills.

We will hike the beginning portion of the Escarpment Trail that skirts
the far eastern edge of the Catskills overlooking the Hudson Valley.
Highlights include the view over the Hudson, all along Kaaterskill Clove,
and various places along the trail where many famous paintings by artists
of the Hudson River School of American painting were done from. We will
pass the site of the old Catskill Mountain House hotel that burned down
in the 70's. We will also pass a nice waterfall along the Mary's Glen
Trail as we return to the cars. There is an option for a short hike afterwards
to Kaaterskill Falls, the highest in New York.

July 8 6pm Peekskill Herb Chong Black Mountain in Harriman Strenuous  
July 15 6pm Peekskill John Magerlein Boston Mine Easy Blueberries
July 22 6pm Peekskill Josh Auerbach
Ken Zadeck
Fahnestock Loop Easy
July 29 6pm Peekskill Walt Daniels
Jane Daniels
Schunemunk via Trestle and Otterkill Strenuous  
August 5 6pm Peekskill Ken Zadeck
Jane Daniels
Breakneck Ridge Strenuous  
August 12 6pm Peekskill Josh Auerbach Storm King/Butterhill Moderate  
August 19 6pm Peekskill Walt Daniels
Ken Zadeck
Moneyhole view Easy via Chimney Trail
August 26 6pm Peekskill Josh Auerbach
Jim Morgan
Popolopen Creek Moderate The bridge is still out so we are counting on
low water or it will be exciting.
Sept 2 6pm Peekskill Jim Morgan Long Hill to Torrey Memorial Easy  
Sept 9 6pm Peekskill Walt Daniels
Jane Daniels
Manitou Point Easy Spectacular river edge hike
Sept 16 6pm Peekskill Ken Zadeck Hudson Highlands Gateway Easy  
Sept 23 5:30 Yorktown
Ann Autieri Teatown Reservation Easy  
Sept 30 5:30 Hawthorne
Sharee McNab Glazier Park Easy Would you believe a Sequoia tree?
Oct 10-13 Whenever Whereever Walt Daniels Annual Fall Colors trip Easy to Difficult Adirondack High Peaks Region (near Lake Placid)