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Frederic Church painting showing the view from Olana, looking southwest toward the Hudson and Catskills beyond.


Winter 2018
Hiking Schedule


Saturday, Jan 6, 2018, Advanced
Doubletop, Graham, Balsam Lake Mountains (3300' total ascent)
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
Strenuous bushwhack and trail hike: 11.0 miles, car shuttle
For more information contact Tom Martone at tomm.martone.cmc@gmail.com

Sunday, January 7th, Advanced
Bearpen and Vly Mountains (2000' total ascent)
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
Strenuous: 7.0 miles
For more information contact Tom Martone at tomm.martone.cmc@gmail.com

Saturday, January 13th, Advanced
Plateau, Sugarloaf, Twin and Indian Head Mountains (4200' total ascent)
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
Long, strenuous winter trail hike to four peaks: 10-11 miles
For more information contact Tom Martone at tomm.martone.cmc@gmail.com

Tuesday, January 16, Advanced
Bearpen and Vly Mountains (2000' total ascent)
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
A fun showshoe hike, steep at times, strenuous: 7.0 miles
For more information contact Ted Shemella at tshemella@yahoo.com

Saturday, January 20, Advanced
Fir, Big Indian and Eagle Mountains (3000' total ascent)
Strenuous and long winter bushwhack loop starting from the Alpine Inn at Burnham Hollow
with an optional buffet breakfast. Call the hike organizer for meeting time
Strenuous: About 10.0 miles
For more information contact Tom Martone at tomm.martone.cmc@gmail.com

Monday, January 22 at 7:00 PM
Bi-monthly Meeting
Atonement Lutheran Church, Market Street, Saugerties, NY

Tuesday, January 23, Advanced
Sherrill Mountain
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
A great winter bushwhack
For more information contact Ted Shemella at tshemella@yahoo.com

Saturday, January 27, Advanced
Balsam Cap and Friday Mountains (2900' total ascent)
Call hike organizer for meeting time and location
Strenuous and steep bushwhack: 6-7 miles
For more information contact Tom Martone at tomm.martone.cmc@gmail.com



Please call or email the hike coordinator (phone numbers listed above) to register and for information on the meeting place and hike details. All club hikes originate at the trailhead. The hike coordinator will provide specific directions.



Didn't find an outing that met your needs? Try these links to event listings
courtesy of some of our friends:

Catskill Mountain Club events



* The figure given represents the elevation of the summit. The total ascent of the hike will be less.

Trail Maintenance = special maintenance hikes
(see Trail Maintenance in the Main Menu)

Rain Dates will be the following Monday for Monday
hikes, and the following Saturday for Saturday hikes.
There is no regular rain date for Wednesday hikes.

Hiking involves certain inherent hazards, and persons
participating do so at their own risk.




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