This challenging 12+ mile hike/snowshoe will traverse 6 Catskills peeks: Friday (3692′), Balsam Cap (3608′), Rocky (3487′), Lone (3700′), Table (3825′), and Peekamoose (3819′), with a total ascent of about 4500′. Our route will be a combination of old roads, herd paths, bushwhacks and trails. We’ll encounter steep difficult terrain, and will be rewarded with great views.
Event Duration: 12 miles, 12 hours
Level of Difficulty: Difficult – Bushwhack
Leader(s): Marv Freedman
Bring: Wear warm hiking boots, and pack an extra clothing layer. Do not wear cotton. Hiking poles are recommended. Bring lunch, snacks, and 3 liters of water/sports drink. Headlamps are required. Depending on trail conditions traction aids and/or snowshoes may be required.
Registration required by December 4th. Register with leader. See contact info below.
Group size is limited to 12, so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, with permission of event leader
Registration and Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 731-3318
Driving Directions: Preferred meeting place/time: Bread Alone on Rt 28 in Boiceville (Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/JcCPf2FMcW8qT4se9), leaving at 7:45. Alternate meeting place/time: DEC Peekamoose-Table parking area on Peekamoose Rd (Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/ZqBFuqYtBojDBqNZA), at 8:15. There is no cell service at this location. This is where our hike will end. We’ll leave cars, and shuttle to the end of Moon Haw Rd (Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/zAFHsSizbN51fWyD6) to start the hike, at about 8:45.
GPS coordinates for meeting site: 41.997281, -74.263724