Sunday, June 4th 12:00 noon | Learn about the Fingerlakes Trail and Hike it to Balsam Lake Fire Tower

Meet at Morgan Outdoors, in Livingston Manor, for a brief intro to NY’s longest trail, the Finger Lakes Trail, which passes through the Catskills. Meet Rick Roberts, the FLT Coordinator for the Catskill section (90 miles of trail), who constructed several connecting trail sections in our area.

After a short talk we will drive to Balsam Lake Mountain trailhead to hike to Balsam Lake Mountain fire tower, on a section of the Finger Lakes Trail. Great views at the summit. Bring snack or lunch to enjoy on the summit.   (optional loop hike is 4.4 miles roundtrip if you descend the trail heading east, making a triangle).

RSVP for both events by calling Morgan Outdoors at 845 439-5507. The hike is optional.

Event Duration: 3.5 round trip

Level of Difficulty:   Moderate-Difficult

Leader(s): Rick Roberts

Bring: what to bring.   Lunch

Registration by June 3rd, by calling Morgan Outdoors at 845 439-5507

Dogs allowed: Yes

Questions about this event can be directed to: hikerrick20000@yahoo.com

Driving Directions:   Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St. Livingston Manor, NY 12758

 

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