Schedule for April 2009
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Sunday April 5, 2009 Arden Mine Tour Circular
We will start from the Elk Pen on the ASB trail and go to
the Boston Mine first. Then the Dunning
Trail to the end and then head on over towards Time Square for lunch. A bunch
of Mines along the way. After lunch which ever trails that will lead us past
some more mines and back to the Elk Pen to end the day. Possibly
12 miles total.
Rain, Snow or Foul
Weather cancels this hike.
Meet: 9:00 AM Elk Pen Parking Area, Arden Valley Road,
Arden, NY 10910
From I-87 & I-287
Interchange; Exit 15A: Take Rt-17 north about 13 miles to the Arden Valley
Road entrance to Harriman State Park on the right. Turn right and proceed 1/2
mile to parking area on right.
Saturday April 11, 2009 Ice Caves Mt. – Minnewaska
Ice Caves Mt. is also known as Sam's Point Dwarf Pine Ridge Preserve. Some of the features on this
hike may include the climb up to Ice
Caves Mt. and the views from this area. Sorry but its too early for
Leader: Chris Davis
Meet: 8:30 AM Harriman RR Station, Route 17, Arden, NY
From the South,
@I-87N & I-287 Exit 15A: Take Rt-17 North 15 mi. The Commuter Lot is on
the northbound side (right) of Rt-17.
From the North, NYS
Thruway Exit 16: Proceed south on Rt-17 about 2 miles to Commuter lot on
the left side.
Note Sunday April 12, 2009 is Easter Sunday
Sussex County always has
splendid scenery and there are many active Dairy Farms to be seen.
Saturday April 18, 2009 Route 519 Bike Ride
Bring lunch. Rain cancels
Leaders: Guy & Jen
Meet: 9:00 AM High Point State Park Ranger Station, Rt-23,
Sussex, NJ 07461
After meeting and a stop for bathrooms, we will shuttle
bikes from the Ranger Station to our starting point on Rt-519.
From I-287 Exit 52: Take
Rt-23 North 34 miles to High Point State Park. At Top of Rt-23 hill, on the
left, is the Ranger Station.
Sunday April 19, 2009 Silver Mine Circular
This hike begins at The Silver Mine Parking/Picnic area.
Depending on the day we will go clockwise or counter clockwise on this hike. Do
not bring your maps as I do not want to get confused. I will try to go by my
memory!!! If I can still remember things at my age! Maybe the trails will still be there. Rain or Foul Weather
cancels this hike.
Meet: 9:00 AM Silvermine Picnic Area, Seven Lakes Drive,
Harriman State Park, NY 10911
From Suffern: @ I-287
& I-87N Interchange exit 15A: Take Rt-17 north 4 1/2 miles, to Seven
Lakes Drive, just north of Sloatsburg, NY. Turn right onto Seven Lakes Drive;
go 12.6 miles. Parking is on the right.
From the Palisades
Interstate Parkway Exit 18: North to Long Mountain Circle, @ intersection
of PIP & Rt-6. Take Seven Lakes Drive west 1.5 miles to Silver Mine Picnic
Area (on left side of rood).
26, 2009 Trail Clearing,
Sterling Ridge Trail Moderately
need every ones help for another spring cleanup. Bring your lunch, water,
clippers and good working gloves. If you do not have clippers you can use the
tools provided by the club.
Leader: Jim Canfield
Meet: 9:00 AM South end of the Sterling Ridge Trail, Rt-511, Hewitt, NJ 07421
From I-287 Exit 55: Take
Rt-511 (Ringwood Ave.) north about 11 miles to junction of Greenwood Lake
Turnpike and East Shore Drive. Parking is on the left side of the Road.
Rain Date See Saturday May 2, 2009
2, 2009 Rain Date –
Trail Clearing Same leader, same time
& place as April 26
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