Balsam and Belleayre: From Mine Hollow to Lost Clove | Saturday, June 16, 8:30 AM


Balsam and Belleayre from Slide

Truly this is when Belleayre and Balsam Mountain are the most lovely, as Spring turns to Summer here. The plant life and views are wonderful. Sometimes you get to see the shy animals and birds that live here, too, as we traverse from Mine Hollow across the mountain tops to descend on Lost Clove.

Event Duration:  8 miles, 7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Difficult

Leaders:  Deanna Felicetta

Bring:  Dress and bring attire/gear for varied temperatures of the season. Have appropriate footwear. Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water!!!

Registration required by June 14.  Register by contacting the leader. See below. Registration requires FULL name, a phone and if you have it,  an email address.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed:  Yes, only with permission of event leader. Bring a leash for when needed.

Additional Information:  PLEASE contact  leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to. Remember we hike together for safety and FUN!

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Deanna at or call 845-216 2021 and NO TEXTING PLEASE!  Leave name and number. Please contact leader if you need to cancel.

Driving Directions:  From SR 28 in Big Indian turn south on CR 47/Frost Valley-Oliverea Rd.. Go 0.5 miles to Lost Clove on the right. Turn west and go 1.5 miles to the Lost Clove parking area.

NYS Thruway best access us exit 19 for Kingston. Go northwest on SR 28.

Meet time is 8:30 am for a shuttle to Ryder Hollow Road just out of Mapledale on the backside of Bellaeyre Mountain.

See NY/NJTC trail map # 142.

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