We’ll hike (or snowshoe) the 9.6 mile section of the Dry Brook Ridge trail from Mill Brook Road to Margaretville. A car shuttle is required. We’ll leave car(s) at the hike endpoint (https://goo.gl/maps/HEiNyk3n3h42) and drive to the Mill Brook parking area (https://goo.gl/maps/shyr2jJrpsQ2) to start. To avoid getting cold, our pace will be moderately quick with brief stops. There will not be a long lunch stop.
Event Duration: 10 miles, 10 hours
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Leader(s): Marv Freedman
Bring: Snowshoes, traction devices, and poles may be required depending on trail conditions. Since sunset will be early, headlamps are required. Bring lunch, snacks and 2 liters of water or sports drink. Wear warm, comfortable boots, and clothing based on the forecast. Bring hats, mittens and an extra clothing layer.
Registration required by 1/9/19. Register with leader. See contact info below.
Group size is limited to 12, so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader
Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 731-3318
Additional Information: Winter hiking boots, hiking poles with snow baskets, snowshoes, traction aids, water, snacks, extra clothing layer, headlamp with extra batteries.
Driving Directions: Meet at the Crazy River Cafe & Deli, 42287 NY-28, Margaretville, NY 12455. (https://goo.gl/maps/MWSFgyb1q5r) when cafe opens at 7:00.
GPS: 42.146805, -74.639053