July Weekend Hikes

“Catskills: Panther Mountain.” Saturday, July 6th. Contact the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a 6.4-mile hike with ~1900ft of ascent led by Tom Martone (tom.martone.cmc@gmail.com).

“Bonticou and Table Rocks.” Sunday, July 7th, 9:30 am. Meet at Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate to strenuous 7-mile hike with optional scrambles led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536) and Bruce Watson (973-647-5786). Text or call either leader. Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee. Rain cancels.

“Red Hill Fire Tower.” Saturday, July 13th. Call the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is an easy to moderate 3-mile hike with a detour to Buttermilk Falls led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399-7208, ssyuen@msn.com). This is a free program.

“Sam’s Point to Minnewaska.” Sunday,  July 14th, 8:30 am. Rescheduled to Sunday, August 18th, 8:30am. Meet at Minnewaska State Park Jenny Lake parking area. This is a 12-mile hike with optional swim spots along the way. This is a point to point hike with a shuttle to start; led by Roberta Forest (845-750-7059). High temps or heavy rain will cancel. The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Bonticou Crag.” Saturday, July 20th, 9:30 am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate to strenuous 3-mile hike led by Marty Carp (845-214-8520). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee. Please register in advance by contacting the hike leader.

“Spring Farm to Coxing.” Sunday, July 21st, 9 am. Meet at Mohonk Preserve Coxing Lot to carpool to start of hike. This is a moderate 7-8 mile hike led by Sharon Klein (call or text: 845-255-1045) heavy rain cancels. Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee. *This hike is canceled due to heat.

“Gertrude’s Nose.” Saturday, July 27th. 9:30 am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park upper lot. This is a 7-mile hike led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

Photo by June Archer