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Outings Schedule

SUSQUEHANNA ADK CHAPTER
FALL 2019 SCHEDULE
Outings
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 Summer 2019, 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.

Sep 17, Windswept Acres -Our hike on September 17 will be in Delancey at Windswept Acres. Windswept is located at 1499 Arbuckle Hollow Delancey, New York. It will be about 2.5 miles in length. We will walk across meadows and into woodlands. There will be some hills so walking sticks would be helpful.
Those who are leaving from Oneonta and wish to carpool should meet at Price Chopper Plaza at 9:15 and expect to leave by 9:20.
You will travel to Delhi through town past McDonalds and take Sherwood Road on left. Travel over one way bridge and turn right. Turn left at golf course. Arbuckle Hollow is off from Scotch Mountain Road. Turn right on Arbuckle Hollow. Look for large blue Windswept Acres sign. Bring a bag lunch to eat among lovely gardens or return to town for lunch there. See you on Tuesday.
Happy Trails,
Roberta Austin
607-435-1319

Sep 18 - Pam Lea - “Bhutan and Nepal” - Monthly meeting at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Dish-to-share meal at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share and your own table service) followed by program at 7 p.m. Pam Lea - “Bhutan and Nepal” - Pam will present a photo journey of her travels with OAT (Overseas Adventure Travel) to "Bhutan and Nepal" in Oct/Nov. of 2018. These two countries, along with the Himalaya Mountains, serve as a buffer between India and China. Come share a bit of the culture and the wildlife of this very unique part of the world.
Sep 24 -Liza Mundy, 286-7609, Upper Gilboa Reservoir

Oct 16 - Monthly Meeting - at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Dish-to-share meal at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share and your own table service) followed by program at 7 p.m. Mike Miller “Lessons Learned from Thru Hiking: Applicable to On and Off-Trail Life”. Mike will share tips on gear, resupplying, and logistics as well as share trail magic and “hiker trash” stories. He will highlight some of his favorite hikes on the Appalachian and Long Trails that are accessible as section or weekend hikes. Mike’s hiking resume includes completing the Appalachian, Long, and Horseshoe Trails in the East and back-country section hiking in Olympic, Mt. Rainier, and Glacier National Parks.

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

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