E 140 HIKING - LEVEL 1* Fee: $85
Orientation Class - Tuesday, 4/4 7:00 - 8:00 PM
HS Room: 184
Class will provide an opportunity to meet other hikers and learn about the three planned hikes plus an optional fourth bonus hike - see writeup below. There will be a short slide presentation relating to various aspects of hiking, e.g., trail etiquette, what to wear, and what a typical hike is like, among other things along with some handouts. Attendance is strongly encouraged.
NOTE: THIS YEAR HIKES WILL INCLUDE NEW DISCOVERIES AND OLD FAVORITES. Note: The hikes will be progressively more difficult in design. Hike Dates: Sundays, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 (three hikes) & Make-up Date (if necessary): 5/7 *If no makeup is necessary, a bonus fourth hike will be scheduled, weather dependent.
This is an introductory class to hiking in the woods and is ideal for those who would like to learn more about hiking and/or experienced hikers who want a shorter, less vigorous hike. The hike selection is intended to provide some aspect of history, scenic views and/or the beauty of nature unspoiled. Hikes will begin promptly at 10:00 AM and will last approximately 3 hours at an easy pace, and cover a distance of approximately four miles. Ascents and descents will be easy to moderate, although there may be some short steep and rocky sections. Hike locations and detailed directions will be distributed prior to the first hike. Please include your email address and cell number on the registration form, so you may be contacted in the event of late changes to the schedule. Consult your physician with an health concerns before embarking on a program of physical activity.
Note: Hikers must agree to follow Covid-19 official health guidelines that may be in affect at the time (e.g., social distances, mask wearing while on the trails, etc. sign off on Release of Liability forms prior to the hike.
HIKE LEADER: Mario Medici and Co-Leader, Karen Rose, both experienced hike leaders with over 20 years experience. They are members of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), and are experienced NY/NJ Trail Conference trail maintainers.
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