This bushwhack will visit two Catskill Hundred Highest peaks, Woodhull & Van Wyck Mountains. We’ll travel at a slow to moderate pace. There will be excellent views of several nearby high peaks, and we’ll visit two plane crash sites.
Event Duration: 7 miles, 5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Difficult — Bushwhack
Leader(s): Marv Freedman
Bring: Snacks, 2 liters of water/sports drink, lunch, warm hiking boots, traction devices, snowshoes, hiking poles, extra clothing layer
Registration required by March 24. Register by contacting the leader. See below.
Group size is limited to 12, so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader
Additional Information: This is a through hike. The meeting location is where we’ll finish the hike. We’ll leave cars there and drive to the end of Porcupine Rd to start the hike. If we finish early, Red Hill Fire Tower is nearby.
Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Driving Directions: Google Maps link to meeting location: https://goo.gl/maps/wqkV1mM4QZK2
From Boiceville, at the intersection of Rt 28 and 28A, take Rt 28A 3 miles South to the intersection with Rt 42 (Watson Hollow Rd). Turn Right and drive 9.9 miles West to the DEC Peekamoose Mountain Parking Area, on the right.
From Grahamsville, at the intersection of Rt 55 and 42, take Rt 55 East to left on Rt 55A, then continue straight on Rt 153 (Sundown Rd), which will change name to Rt 42 (Peekamoose Rd). Continue for a total of 9.1 miles from Grahamsville to the DEC Peekamoose Mountain Parking Area, on the left.