Hike of the Week
Note: we have been discussing the possibility of once again having a 3 day hiking trip in early October (week of the 11th). Now being investigated. If you have an idea for this, lets discuss.
REGULAR AND FLEX HIKES
B+6 Long Mountain and Turkey Hill Lake in Harriman
This double loop hike includes panoramic views from the Torrey Memorial, several scenic lakes and brooks. Northern 1.7 mile loop follows the Long Path towards Long Mountain, Southern 4.2 mile loop follows the Popolopen Gorge, 1779 and Anthony Wayne trails past the southern edge of Turkey Hill Lake. Queensboro Lake is good rest spot. Hike details are contained in the book: Circular Hikes in Harriman.
Flex hike will be one of the loops to be decided at the trail head.
Directions: take the Palisades Interstate Parkway north to Exit 18 (Central Valley/Seven Lakes Drive) and proceed ahead to the Long Mountain Circle. Take the second exit off the Circle (halfway around) onto Route 6 West, and continue for 1.2 miles to a very small sign on the right side of the road for "Long Path/Raymond H. Torrey Memorial". Turn right and continue to a kiosk on the right. (GPS: 41.31638, -74.05053)
Meet at trailhead at 8:30.
Contact Dick Boswell (email@example.com; 201-264-5180) if you plan to join the regular hike.
Flex hikers meet at Graydon for 0800 departure or at trail head at 0830. Please let me know if you plan to hike and where we will meet up.
If you are new to hiking, please call Ed Collins (201-445-5158) for a brief introduction and overview.
The 2019 trip to the Catskill Mountains was in early October. We had a great stay at the Villa Vosilla and 3 days of hiking in not so great weather.
Last year's fall hike/lunch with spouses was held on September 22. Walk was on the Heritage Trail from Goshen, and lunch was at Limoncello at the Orange Inn, also in Goshen. It was a great day for walking followed by a great meal.
The Hiking Club meets every Tuesday at 8:15 at the Parking lot of Graydon Pool in Ridgewood.
From there we car pool to different locations in NJ and NY. There is normally a 5 - 8 mile regular hike plus a 3 mile flex hike. Everyone is invited to attend.
The club chairman is: Ed Collins 445-5158.