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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.

Mar 20, NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION due to snow conditions at the Greenway - The outing on 3/20 will be at the Pearce residence at Goodyear Lake, led by Maureen Dresser. The conditions on the RR tracks are very good for skiing or snowshoeing. The lake roads are bare if anyone would like to walk on them. Skiers be advised that there are 3 road crossings on the way up the tracks. The length of the outing can be individually determined. You can carpool from Price Chopper, leaving at 9:45 am, or meet at the Pearce's at 10:00. Any questions, call Maureen at 286-9821. Lunch can be at Pondo's if you want.
Directions: From Oneonta - Rt. 7 east to Cooperstown Junction, sharp left at Austin's Auction Barn on to Ct. Rt. 35, proceed 1+ mile to Sunnikrest Rd. From Cooperstown- Rt. 28 south to Portlandville, turn left on to Ct.Rt. 35A and bear right past Wightman's Lumber, and continue 2 mi. To Sunnikrest Rd. On Sunnikrest, cross RR tracks, 1st house on left.

Mar 21 - Carol Saggese, “A Year of Local Wild Flowers.” Artist and photographer Carol Saggese has a wonderful eye for the interesting, unusual, and beautiful in the subjects she photographs. This will be our annual Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. Don’t bring anything unless you’ve been asked to bring a specific item. Others can contribute a small amount toward expenses.

Mar 27 - Bev Hensle, 286-9126, Chlorinator Rd., Milford

April 18 - Dr. Tyra Olstad, an Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at SUCO, will give a program on Stewardship in the Adirondacks High Peaks.

May 16 - Robert Mooney, an experienced apiarist will talk about honeybees.

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