SUSQUEHANNA ADK CHAPTER
SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE
ALWAYS CALL LEADERS FOR DETAILS
All area codes are 607 unless otherwise noted.
Please call trip leaders for hike details and to car pool. Riders should contribute a fair share toward gas.
Each trip leader must have all participants sign the liability release form which may be downloaded from our website: www.susqadk.org
Please Note: The outings listed below were current when the October 2014, Foot_Loose! Newsletter was issued. Consult the www.susqadk.org calendar for subsequent changes, additions and details of "To-Be-Announced" (TBA) outings.
HIKE AND BIKE RATINGS
Ratings are subjective and chosen by the leader. If you are uncertain that you are up to the hike, consult the leader. Tuesday outings are walks.
Class A – Difficult: More than 1500’ climb or more than 8 miles distance. More than 35 miles on the bike.
Class B – Moderate: Less than 1500’ climb and 6 to 8 miles total distance. 10-30 miles on bike.
Class C – Easy: Well-graded trails and less than 6 miles total distance. 10 miles or less by bike, suitable for beginners.
Walk: Less than 4 miles total distance, suitable for children.
TO LEAD A HIKE: Contact Linda Pearce, 607-432-8969, lpearce42 (at) yahoo.com OR Julie Smith, 607-432-8642, smithj3 (at) hartwick.edu. Trip leaders must have all participants sign a liability release form, which may be downloaded from our website: www.susqadk.org. If you have any questions regarding a hike, including CANCELLATION: 1) CONTACT THE TRIP LEADER 2) Check the website 3) Check email messages.
Mar 28, Stamford Rail Trail Hike - The ADK hike for March 28 will commence at the Stamford Rail Trail at 10:00. We will depart from the Price Chopper parking lot at 9:30 for anyone wishing to carpool. In Stamford, meet at the lot on the corner of Route 23 and Beaver Street across from the Dollar Store. If you wish, lunch at Vasta's Bistro on Grant Street will follow. Any questions call Bob Ciganek or Julie Smith at 432-8642.
APR 4 - Erica Baker-Heinegg, 432-0405, The Greenway
APR 11 - Bev Hensle, 286-9126, Chlorinator Road walk
APR 18 - Betsy Cunningham, 437-3758, Woodland walk
Apr 19 - MONTHLY MEETING, Dr. P. Jay Fleisher will present “From the Swiss Alps to the Aegean Sea” Whether standing in the shadow of the Eiger and Jungfrau or hiking at the base of the Matterhorn, the views are classic and the experience uplifting. Hard to follow until you get to Santorini.
APR 25 - Ruth Schaeffer, 988-7036, Valley View trail
MAY 2 - Bob Ciganek, 263-5375, Crow Hill Road walk
MAY 9 - Lucille Wiggin, 432-1022, Crumhorn hike
MAY 16 - Jim Austin, 437-5734, Arnold Lake hike
May 17 - MONTHLY MEETING, Dr. Willard Harman will present “Invasive Species” Dr. Harman will be discussing the work done at the Biological Field Station regarding the management of Invasive Species in the Upper Susquehanna Watershed and the impacts of that work on the character and water quality of Otsego Lake.
MAY 23 - Irv and Monica Peters, (315) 858-0261, Columbia Rail Trail
MAY 30 - Virginia and Currie Marr, 432-5434, Wilber Park hike
JUN 6 - Aleda Koehn, 267-4586, Mud Lake Hike
JUN 13 - Maureen Willis, 286-9821, Hike Crumhorn area
JUN 20 - Roberta Austin, 865-6540, Hike Horse Trail - Delhi
JUN 27 - Linda Pearce, 432-8969, Hike Goodyear Lake are
JUN 19 - PICNIC at Gilbert Lake Pavilion
Your executive committee, wishing to reduce our carbon footprint, encourages members from outside Oneonta to carpool to meetings and activities.