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


Spring 2018
Hiking Schedule


Saturday, March 10th, Advanced
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Balsam (3609')* and Eagle (3600') Mountains
Strenuous hike, but at a slow to moderate pace
Snowshoes and crampons required
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Saturday, March 17, Intermediate
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Windham High Peak (3524')
Moderate hike at a slow to moderate pace
Snowshoes and crampons required
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Saturday, March 24, Advanced
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
North Dome (3609') and Sherrill (3550') Mountains
Advanced hike, but at a slow to moderate pace
Snow and crampons required
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Monday, March 26, 7:00 PM
Bi-monthly Club Meeting
Atonement Lutheran Church
Market Street, Saugerties, NY

Friday, April 6, Intermediate
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Balsam Lake Mountain (3720')
Moderate trail hike: 6.0 miles, Ascent 1250'
Registration Period: April 1-5
Snowshoes and crampons may be necessary
For more information contact hike organizer Bob Ricketson at bobrick224@gmail.com

Saturday, April 14th, Intermediate
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Eastkill Falls and the site of the lost settlement of
Spruce Wood, near Colgate Lake, Town of Jewett
Moderate 6 mile round trip hike from Colgate Lake
Please register for this hike by Friday April 13th
Wet and/or snow conditions possible
For more information call Angie Gaffney Smith @ (845) 399-3761 or email to: gaffneysmith@gmail.com

Sunday, April 15, Advanced
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Halcott Mountain (3537') from Gooding Rd (with permission of land owner)
Moderate bushwhack
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Sunday, April 15, Annual Hike Club Dinner
Location: Christina's Restaurant, 812 Ulster Ave., Kingston, NY
Time: 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Full Details
HERE
Call Moira Colangelo with any questions at (203) 561-2688.

Saturday, April 21, Intermediate
Call hike leader for trailhead information and exact time
Location: Ticeteneyck Mountain (2500') from Peck Road
We'll start early so we're in time for the 3500 Club Dinner
Moderate hike
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Saturday, May 19, Intermediate
Call hike organizer for trailhead information and exact time
Location: Long Path Loop, combining the new route over Huntersfield Mountain (3423')
with the current route that it's replacing.
Moderate hike
For more informtion call Marv Freedman @ (609) 731-3318 or email to: marvfreedman@gmail.com

Monday, May 21, 7:00 PM
Bi-monthly Club Meeting
Atonement Lutheran Church
Market Street, Saugerties, NY



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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