Saturday, February 18, 12:00 PM | Hike on Rail Bed in Pine Hill to Cathedral Glen and Belleayre Lake

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Join CMC board member Erwin Karl to explore the old rail bed through Pine Hill.  There is little change in elevation making the hike moderately easy even if recent snows necessitate use of snowshoes. In addition to hiking/snowshoeing, we will stop to ID and discuss some of the edible and medicinal fungi and plants which can be found throughout the year in the forests of the Catskills.

Leader: Erwin Karl

Event Duration: 3-5 miles; 2.5 – 3 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Easy-Moderate

Registration required by Friday Feb 17th: Send to Include your phone number and the number of registrants.

Bring lunch, good hiking shoes, traction footwear (e.g. microspikes), and snowshoes (depending on conditions).

Dogs allowed with advance notification of hike leader.

Questions can be sent to

Driving Directions: Enter hamlet of Pine Hill from State Route 28 (via Main Street if westbound or via Old State Route 28 if eastbound), at junction of Old SR 28, Main St. And Academy St, turn southwest onto Bonnie View Ave. Take second left onto Station Road, along which there is parking. 

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  1. Bryan A. Blas
    Bryan A. Blas 2017-02-16 at 9:25 am . Reply

    I wish to go but cannot get on this site for some computer-glitch reason. however, please count me in and I’ll show up at 12:00 AS REQUESTED.

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