Trail Conference Membership & Development Director Don Weise will be speaking about how to find and plan great spring hikes in the area. He will also discuss safety tips for hikers.
Plan your “playlist” of spring hikes, with these truly extraordinary, less-discovered day trips. Don, author of Circuit Hikes in Harriman and West Milford Baker’s Dozen will share his favorite “off-the-beaten-track” trails, viewpoints and destinations. Brush up on spring hike planning and safety tops and hear about the expanded 2nd edition of Circuit Hikes In Harriman, Don’s definitive guide to local loop hikes and trail runs.
Post-Talk Hike(*)(**): Sterling Forest Fire Tower and Iron Mines -
Moderately brisk, 5-mile hike to Sterling Forest Fire Tower. On a clear day, you can see Sterling and Greenwood Lakes, across the Hudson River to North and South Beacon Mountains. To the north, views extend as far as the high peaks of the Catskills. Hike leaves from visitor center directly after book talk.
Both new and experienced hikers will benefit from Don's 20+ years of experience as a hike leader, environmental advocate, and Trail Conference member.
This event is free. Copies will be available for purchase and signing, and all proceeds will be donated to the Trail Conference. In addition, Trail Conference published maps of nearby New York trails will be available to purchase, as well. Cash and checks are accepted. Special thanks to Friends of Sterling Forest for hosting and providing refreshments!
*Snow shoes and ice cleats not require but please bring them if you have them.
**Interested only in joining us for the hike? Please arrive at Sterling Forest Visitor center at 2pm.
Sunday is the first day of daylight savings time
116 Old Forge Road
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
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