Escarpment Trail at Kaaterskill Clove and Hardytown LP Traverse | Sunday, June 24, 8:30 AM

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This hike follows the ESCARPMENT above Kaaterskill Clove, with views across the clove and out to the Hudson River Valley. We’ll follow the Harding Road Trail down the slopes of South Mountain.

Do join us for a lovely hike full of fabulous views and wildflowers! Hike about 7.2 miles over steep terrain with many views and scrambles. The yellow marked White Road sectionwill be included for All Trails Challenge hikers. See NYNJTC map #141 map and inset.

Event Duration:  7.2 miles, 6-7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Leader(s): Deanna Felicetta

Bring:  Dress in layers of moisture wicking clothing and wool. Long slleves and insect repellent are recommended due to blackflies and ticks. Wear good hiking boots. Hiking poles are highly recommended. Bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch.

Registration required by Friday, June 22.  Register by contacting the leader. See below.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader

Additional Information: Remember we hike together for safety and FUN! Bad weather cancels. Leave your phone number for updates from the leader.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  felicetta.deanna@ gmail.com. NO email after WED before hike. Thereafter call 845- 216-2021. Leave email and phone number. No texting, please. PLEASE contact leader and cancel if you are not able to come, as others may want to.

Driving Directions:  MEET on Route 23A  at White Road in Palenville, NY. Route 23A can be reached via the NYS Thruway Exit 20. Get on SR 32 going north to Rte. 23A in Saxton and go west. We’ll leave cars at the White Road parking area and car shuttle to the Schutt Rd. parking area near North-South Lake.

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