December Weekend Hikes

“Lost City Hike/Snowshoe.” Saturday, December 1st, 9:30am. Meet at Minnewaska State Park Preserve Peterskill parking lot. This is a moderate 6-7 mile hike led by Roberta Forest (845-750-7059). This hike will be cancelled in the event of falling snow or rain. The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Catskills ‘Eagle 35’r.” Sunday, Decemer, 2nd. E-mail the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a moderate 8 mile hike led by Lyn  (hikebuddy@gmail.com). Spikes or snowshoes required. This is a free program.

“High Peterskill hike/snowshoe.” Saturday, December 8th, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Peterskill Lot. This is a moderate 5 mile hike led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Millbrook Ridge Hike.” Sunday, December 9th, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. This is a moderate 7-8 mile hike led by Roberta Clements (845-532-6400). Microspikes required.  Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-member pay the $15 day use fee.

“Onteora Lake.” Saturday, December 15th. Call the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a moderate5-6 mile snowshoe led by Jill Abrahamsen(845-389-7756).

“Mt. Taurus and Cornish Estate.” Saturday, December 15th, 10am. Meet at lot across from Little Stony Point Park. This is a moderate 6-mile hike/spikes led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399 -7208). This is a free program. This hike will be canceled if inclement weather.

“Peterskill and beyond.” Sunday, December 23rd. Call the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a moderate 7 mile hike/snowshoe led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536).

“Shaupeneak Ridge Hike/Snowshoe.” Saturday, December 29th, 10am. Meet at upper lot on Poppletown Rd. This is a moderate 6 mile hike/snowshoe led by Ginny Fauci (845-399-2170). This is a free program.

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