October Weekend Hikes

“Rainbow Falls Hike.” Saturday, October 6th, 9:15am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Lower Awosting Lot. This is a moderate 7 mile hike with some scrambling led by Artie Raphael (845-663-4865). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

"Adirondack 46'er — Table Top and Indian Falls." Saturday October 6, 8:30am. This hike is 10 miles with a 2,270' ascent at a moderate pace. Contact leader Lyn W. at hikebuddy@gmail.com to register, traction devices are required. Optional beds available at the ADK LOJ.

"Adirondack trio of 46'ers —Algonquin, Iroquois & Wright" Sunday October 7, 7:30am. This is a strenuous hike of 11 miles with 4,300' ascent at a moderate, but steady pace. Contact Lyn W. at hikebuddy@gmail.com to register, headlamps and traction devices are required. Optional beds available at the ADK LOJ.

Catskill's "Sugarloaf Loop" Saturday October 13th. E-mail the hike leader for meeting time and location. This is a strenuous 7 mile hike on the Devil's Path with steep elevation gain led by Lyn W. hikebuddy@gmail.com.

“Windham High Point.” Sunday, October 14th. Contact the hike leader for meeting time and location. This is a moderate 7 mile hike with significant elevation gain and a required car shuttle led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). This is a free program.

“Fall Leaf Hike to Millbrook & Gertrude’s Nose.” Sunday, October 21st, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Upper parking lot. This is a moderate to strenuous 10mile hike led by Roberta Forest (845-750-7059). Cancelled in the event of rain. The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Stonykill Falls to Minnewaska Lower Low.” Saturday, October 27th, 9:30am. Stonykill falls to lower Awasting Parking Lot straight through hike. Requires car shuttle.Meet at Lower Awasting Lot at 9:30am, 6 miles Moderate. Please call Martin Bayard (845)-229-2216 the night before to discuss logistics.

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