Sadly, I have put my kayak away for the winter - too cold for me.
Anyone interested in walking/hiking to keep in shape for next season.
Three events are upcoming:
Sunday, November 4th (ADK event)
Sun Nov 4 Ferncliff Forest.,
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon 2-hour walk in the woods Climb a 60-foot
newly restored observation tower with great views of the Hudson
River, Catskills, etc.! Bring water and a light snack. Hiking
boots or sturdy trail shoes recommended. RAIN CANCELS, but hike
could be rescheduled. Optional: After hike, join leader for
refreshment at a low cost restaurant in Rhinebeck.For meeting time
and carpool location call leader. Salley Decker (454-4206 evenings
until 10:00 PM or mornings until 10:00 AM). Approximate meeting
time will be 12:45 PM in Poughkeepsie.
(1:15 at the River Road Parking lot in Rhinebeck)
Saturday, November 10 Bear Mtn Walkabout (ADK event)
Suggested for those new to hiking but open to all.
We will walk across the Bear Mountain Bridge, and two bridges
crossing the Popolopen Creek, while enjoying the Trailside Museum
(nominal charge,) Fort Montgomery Museum (nominal charge if you
choose to enter,) Hessian Lake, the Inn-skating rink-carousel area,
and Hudson River boat docks. Bring lunch, water, and sturdy
footwear. Please note that extreme heights will be encountered on
the bridges. Meet at 9:00 am, Route 9D, just north of the Bear Mt.
Bridge. Leader: Lou Ruidisch III Phone (845) 896-9332 or
Saturday, November 17th Sidewalk Scramble 10 am
Meet at the Town of Esopus Library Parking lot, 128 Canal St, Port
Walk the new 9W sidewalks through Port Ewen. Town historian, Anne
Gordon will highlight the history of the area as we go. Side trips
possible. Refreshments after at the Library.
We can arrange car pools - let me know