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  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    Hello, I've seen conflicting reports online about whether Breakneck Ridge is open for hikers coming from the Metro-North station. Some websites seem to indicate that it closed down on January 1 and that the train is no longer stopping there; however, others have said that they have hiked the trail in January, and I've been on several Metro-North trains that have stopped at the station. Is the trail still accessible to those of us coming off the train, and if so when is it projected to close down and re-open?
  • Reply to: General and Off Topic   2 years 8 months ago
    So My 19 going on 20yr. old daughter is thinking of doing the NJ/NY trail this summer alone (160 miles). She's done 100 miles starting in Georgia with her classmates 2yrs ago and she been going on local hikes to train. Is there anything her mother and I could do to ensure her saftey, to follow her location and maybe find somone she could team up with......or any other sugestions? I'm worried about this, but also want her meet this challenge. Any help is welcome.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    I recently bought a pulk on Craigslist and I wanted to break it out this weekend. Can anyone advise if there is any snow on the cross-country trail at Lake Sebago? Thank you.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    As seen in my replies to others, at this time there is virtually no snow on the ground in Harriman, at least on the trails I was on between Suffern, Stony Point, and Sloatsburg.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    Got back from Harriman, Suffern to Stony Point and back across the park to Sloatsburg last night, there's virtually no snow on the ground. I passed by Pine Meadow Lake, Winoksink, two of the reservoirs, and Sebago, and the ice looked crummy but four people were ice fishing on Sebago. I'm not guaranteeing or endorsing going on the ice on any of the lakes, but this is what I saw.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    I crossed the park from Suffern to Stony Point on Sunday, and back again to Sloatsburg on Monday, and there's practically no snow on the ground anywhere. Only occasionally did I encounter icy spots on trails, and they were mostly on the unmarked dirt roads like Woodtown and Torne Valley Roads. That could change tonight, however.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    Hi, Jamison. I don't have an answer for you but have the same question, for the area around Reeves Meadow in Sloatsburg. Snow is expected this Tuesday through Wednesday so any conditions will be worsened, in any case. I may just drive up on Friday and check for myself. I worry about the lots to park, as well. Don't want to get stuck.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    Is there snow cover on the ground currently? Snow shoes or microspikes?
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 8 months ago
    I won't be up there til a week from now, and probably won't be able to tell you much about the lakes walkability. I did find this on nys parks website, ice fishing conditions reports, don't know if the # are current but give em' a try if you want.....Tiorati Beach 845-429-8257 Lake Welch Beach 845-947-2444 Bear Mountain 845-786-2701 I'l post about snow pack on trails when I get back, going up there slackpacking the 7th to the 11th. Across the park and back and probably from Bear Mtn back to Stony Point and some other woodsy wanderings.
  • Reply to: Trail Conditions Forum   2 years 9 months ago
    Anyone know if the lakes are frozen and walkable? snow cover on the ground? I travel from Long Island so my conditions here are different.

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