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Outings Schedule


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:

Please Note: The outings listed below were current when the July 2017, Foot_Loose! Newsletter was issued. Consult the calendar for subsequent changes, additions and details of "To-Be-Announced" (TBA) outings.


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) OR Julie Smith, 607-432-8642, smithj3 (at) Trip leaders must have all participants sign a liability release form, which may be downloaded from our website: If you have any questions regarding a hike, including CANCELLATION: 1) CONTACT THE TRIP LEADER 2) Check the website 3) Check email messages.

Oct 24, Arnold State Forest - Our ADK hike on October 24 has been re-sited to the Nordic Ski Trail at Arnold Lake State Forest. It will be around a three mile loop with rolling hills. Advisable to bring a walking stick, water, and tick spray. Meet and park at the corner of Route 46 and Joe Cornell Roads at 10:00. Carpoolers leave Big N (Ames) parking lot at 9:30. Questions call Bob at (704) 654-7210 or Julie at 432-8642.

Oct 31 - Jennifer Hyypio, 435-4658 or (510) 928-9821, Betty and Wilber Davis State Park

The hikes and leaders for Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 have switched. Jim will lead 11/7 and Sally and Rod on 11/14.

Nov 7 - Jim Austin, 437-5734, Milford State Forest

Nov 14 - Rod and Sally Hebbard, 829-5811, Franklin Mountain

Nov 15, Monthly Meeting - Arlana Young will present "Hiking the Camino De Santiago in Spain". The Camino de Santiago is one of many pilgrimage trails across Europe that culminate in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Arlana will present a brief history of the Camino de Santiago, some statistics about trail usage, and her experiences of walking different parts of two of the Camino trails.

Nov 21 - Land Trust Hike, 547-2366 or 432-8642, TBA

Nov 28 - Lucille Wiggin, 432-1022, Crumhorn Mt. hike

Dec 5 - OCCA-Jeff O’Handley, 282-4087 or 432-8642, Sleeping Lion Trail, Glimmerglass State Park

Dec 12 - Currie and Virginia Marr, 432-5434, Gilbert Lake State Park

Dec 19 - Bob Ciganek, (704) 654-7210, Crow Hill Road area

Dec 26 - Chris and Kathy Carey, 746-7616, Ridge Road, Delhi

Your executive committee, wishing to reduce our carbon footprint, encourages members from outside Oneonta to carpool to meetings and activities.