Monday, August 18, 9 AM – Black Dome Trail Maintenance to Thomas Cole Mountain

The CMC/NYNJTC Catskill Roving Crew will be working with our friends from the Rip van Winkle Hikers on the western end of the Black Dome Trail. Join us for this maintenance hike over the Camel’s Hump and on to Thomas Cole Mountain. We’ll be doing the usual, removing any downed limbs and trees from the trail, cleaning waterbars out and pruning back anything that is growing into the trailbed. Bring your loppers, shears and a weed whip if you have one. No tools, no problem: we have plenty to supply you.

Be sure to bring plenty of water (at least a couple of quarts),  lunch and snacks. You’ll want good hiking boots. No dogs due to safety concerns. Strenuous. Rain postpones to a date TBD.

Contact:  Register by the evening of August 17 with to let me know if you plan to come. If you need to cancel, let me know by 7:30 AM on Monday. You can also call me at 845-254-4546.

Directions: From SR 23A in Hunter, take Scribner Hollow Rd. north to CR 23C. Turn west and go 1.1 miles to CR 40. Turn north on CR 40 and go to Barnum Rd. Turn east and go to the P.A. at the end of Barnum Rd.

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