We’ll hike the section of the Long Path from Peekamoose Rd to Upper Cherrytown Rd. The first 1.1 miles will be a steep 1150 foot climb from Peekamoose Rd to Bangle Hill. After that we’ll have about 8.4 miles of relatively easy hiking. If it’s hot, we should have an opportunity to cool off at Vernooy Falls, 1.7 miles from the end of the hike. Our pace will be moderate with frequent, short snack/water breaks.
Event Duration: 9.5 miles, 7 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leader(s): Marv Freedman
Bring: 2 to 3 liters of water, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, comfortable hiking boots; swim suit, swim shoes & towel optional. hiking poles (recommended)
Registration required by August 18. 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: The duration of the hike (which does not include the car shuttle) could vary significantly from the 6 hour estimate based on the pace of the group and how long we spend at Vernooy Falls.
Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Driving Directions: Meet at parking area on Upper Cherrytown Rd.Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/PswsZdao9EQ2
From intersection of Rt 28A and Samsonville Rd. (Rt 3), drive South on Samsonville Rd. 0.2 miles. Turn Right to remain on Samsonville Rd. and continue 5.7 miles. Turn Right on Sundown Rd. and drive 1.5 miles. Turn left on Upper Cherrytown Rd and drive 1.2 miles. Parking area will be on your left. This is the end point of the hike. We’ll leave cars there, and drive to the trailhead on Peekamoose Rd to start the hike.
GPS: 41.86404, -74.34633