This is a fairly long lollypop hike (loop at the end of a stick) with great views of the Askokan Reservoir and the Burroughs Range. The hike passes the wreckage of small plane. Most of hike is relatively easy, but there are some steep pitches. The trail follows the Kanape Brook for more than half the hike.
Event Duration: 8.1 miles, 7 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leaders: Jeff Ditchek and John Exter
Bring: good hiking shoes, lunch, snacks, bug repellant, plenty to drink, map and compass (recommended),
Registration required by June 12. Register by contacting the leader. See below.
Group size is limited to 12, so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, well behaved only
Questions about this event can be directed to: Jeff at email@example.com
Driving Directions: Meet at the Kanape Brook parking area.
From SR 28 in Hurley or in Boiceville, take Rte. 28A to the intersection with Watson Hollow Rd (CR42) in West Shokan. Go West 4.1 miles. Parking area will be on your right.
From SR 17 take the Liberty exit to SR 55 going east. Turn onto Rte 55A then go north towards Sundown. Follow CR.151, which becomes Peekamoose Road (CR 42) to the parking area on the left.