January Weekend Hikes

“Bonticou Crag Hike.” Saturday, January 5th, 10:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate 6-mile hike with some scrambling led by Marty Carp (845-214-8520). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Bullwheel, High Peterskill Loop.” Sunday, January 6th, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Coxing Trailhead. This is a moderate 5-mile hike led by Roberta Clements (845-532-6400). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day fee.

“Catskills: SW Hunter, Hunter Loop.” Saturday, January 12th. E-mail the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a strenuous 10-mile hike with some bushwhacking led by Tom Martone (tom.martone.cmc@gmail.com).

“Verkeerderkill Falls.” Sunday, January 13th, 9:30am. Meet at the Sam’s Point Preserve Visitor Center. This is an easy to moderate 7-mile hike/spike/snowshoe led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399-7208). The Sam’s Point Parking fee applies. Canceled in the case of inclement weather.

“Rainbow Falls.” Saturday, January 19th, 10:15am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve upper lot. This is a moderate 7-8 mile hike/spike/snowshoe led by Marty Carp (845-214-8520). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Shaupeneak Ridge Hike/Snowshoe.” Sunday, January 20th, 9:30am. Meet at the upper lot on the Scenic Hudson Shaupeneak  Preserve. This is an easy to moderate 6 to 7 mile hike led by Bill Jasyn (845-853-2645). This is a free program.

“Jenny Lane Hike.” Sunday, January 27th, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Awosting Lot. This is a moderate 6-7 mile hike/spike/snowshoe led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). The Minnewaska Parking fee applies.

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