November Weekend Hikes

“Lost City Scramble/Hike.” Saturday, November 2nd, 9am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Peterskill Lot. This is a strenuous 7-mile hike with much scrambling and great views led by Bruce Watston (973-647-5786 – text or call) and Tonda Highley (914-475-9536 text or call). Heavy Rain cancels. The Minnewaska Parking fee applies.  

“Catskills: Friday, Balsam Cap, Rocky, Lone, Table, Peakamoose.” Saturday, November 2nd. E-mail the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a long, challenging Catskills bushwhack and trail hike (moderate pace) led by Marv Freedman (marvfreedman@gmail.com). This is a free program.  

“Schunnemunk Mountain.” Sunday, November 3rd. Contact the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a moderate to strenuous 10-12 mile hike led by Gary Curasi (845-534-2886).  

“Table Rocks & Bonticou Crag.” Saturday, November 9th, 9:30am. Meet at Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm trailhead. This is a moderate hike led by Ginny Fauci (845-399-2170 text preferred). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee. Rain cancels. 

“Gertrude’s Nose.” Sunday, November 10th, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park upper parking lot. This is a moderate 7-mile hike led by Roberta Clements (Call or text 845-532-6400). The Minnewaska Parking fee applies. Rain will cancel. 

“Peterskill & Beyond.” Saturday, November 16th, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Peterskill parking lot. This is a moderate 7-mile hike led by Martin Bayard (Call or text 914-474-4710 cell or call 845-229-2216 home).   

“Overlook Mountain.” Saturday, November 23rd, 10am. Meet at the Meads Meadow Trailhead lot on McDaniel Road. This is a moderate 7-mile hike led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399-7208). Canceled in the event of inclement weather. Bring spikes. This is a free program. 

"Catskill 35'er: Panther via Giant Ledges" Sunday, November 24th. Email the hike leader for meeting time and location. This is a 7-mile hike with a 2000' ascent at a moderate-to-relaxed pace led by Lyn W. (hikebuddy@gmail.com)

 

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