Hike the Blackhead Range | Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 9 AM

Black Dome and Blackhead Mountains

A must do hike for any Catskills enthusiast and experienced hiker. The trail begins by a lovely running stream and climbs and climbs with very challenging scrambles, beautiful woods on the Escarpment and VIEWS among the best in the northern Catskills. We will keep a moderate but steady pace. We will stop at great nature stops and views, but please no selfie photo stops otherwise! Hike is about the beauty of the moment to be enjoyed there. With those fellow hikers~you will love it!

Fabulous! unique and a special challenging day with CMC! It is FUN! Pack appropriately! Please note RAIN and thunderstorms must cancel due to serious terrain of hike.  Will reschedule.

Event Duration:  5.6  miles, 6-7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Difficult

Leader: Deanna Felicetta

Bring: Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water!!!   Dress for comfort with moisture wicking clothing. Wear good hiking shoes.  Hiking poles are recommended, as are map and compass.

Registration required: by June 27th. 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: No

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!

Always come prepared for changes in weather here in the Catskills!

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

Driving Directions: See Map #141 northeastern catskills At the end of Big Hollow Road (County Route 56) in Maplecrest, NY.

From SR 23 at the east end of Windham, NY take NY-296 S for 1.5 miles which turns into Maplecrest Road.  Turn right onto County Road 40 and proceed for 1.8 miles and turn left on Big Hollow Road (Route 56).  Proceed on Big Hollow Road for 4.2 miles.  The parking area is on the right at the end of Big Hollow Road.

From Hunter and Tannersville use Route 23A , turning north onto 23C, and then going on to MAPLECREST road (CR 40) and then a right onto Big Hollow Road, proceeding to the end of the road.

GPS:   42.28884, -74.11505


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