This hike starts with a steep climb up Bangle Hill from Peekamoose Rd, gaining over 1100 feet in 1.1 miles. After the initial climb, the the remainder of the hike is relatively level, dropping about 600 feet over 6 miles.
Event Duration: 7.25 miles, 7 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leader(s): Marv Freedman
Bring: Comfortable hiking boots, hiking poles are recommended, lunch, snacks, at least 2 liters of water/sports drink, sun screen, bug repellent.
Registration required by June 24th. 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
Registration and Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 731-3318
Additional Information: For those working on the Catskills All Trails Challenge,this hike completes 7 miles of the 9.65 mile segment listed as Long Path – Peekamoose-Upper Cherrytown on Map 143. See 7/27 for a longer version, that completes the entire segment, and includes a stop at Vernooy Falls.
Driving Directions: Google Maps link to Meeting Point: https://goo.gl/maps/7PMkJzGrT3nYemGaA
The meeting point is at the end of Trails End Rd. This is where the hike will finish. We’ll leave cars there and will drive to a parking area on Peekamoose Rd (GPS: 41.91635, -74.43547 Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/5jm8KA3eYTg7xTcp6) to start the hike.
GPS coordinates: 41.88408, -74.36053