Hike Up Windham High Peak | Saturday, September 24, 9:00 AM
7+mile moderate hike to Windham (3,524 ft) from Route 23. We’ll take the Escarpment Trail (blue) to the summit and back. The ascent never gets very steep but it is constant as the trail passes through mostly hardwood forests to a trail junction of the Elm Ridge Trail. A few switchbacks along the way, moderate what might be a steeper ascent.
Event Duration: 7 miles, 5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Leader(s): Siu Samantha Yuen
Bring: good hiking shoes, lunch, snacks, bug spray, plenty to drink, map and compass (recommended),
Registration required by 09/22/2022. Register by contacting the leader. See below.
Group size is limited to 12, so register early.
Dogs allowed: No
Additional Information: Rain Date Sunday, 9/25/2022
Covid-19 Guidelines: Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites. Hike single file, following social distancing protocols. Avoid carpooling except with members of your household. Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer. Note: As vaccination rates rise, risks decrease. We will phase out these guidelines when rates improve significantly. In the meantime, please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines.
Registration and Questions about this event can be directed to: Siu S Yuen email@example.com
Driving Directions: From (Ext 20) in Saugerties, take 32 North for 6 miles, Keep straight onto NY-32A / Route 32A for 1.3 miles, Keep right to stay on NY-32A / Route 32A for 0.6 miles, Bear left onto NY-23A / Route 23A for 5.5 miles, Turn right onto County Route 25 / County Hwy-25 for 2.7 miles, Bear right onto County Route 23C and stay on it for 4 miles, Turn right onto Maplecrest Rd / County Hwy-40 for 4 miles and keep straight where name changes to NY-296 / State Route 296 for the next 1.5 miles, Turn right onto NY-23 / State Route 23 for 1 mile and the parking lot is on your left (3 Cross Road, Windham, NY)
GPS coordinates: N 42.31259 W 74.19040