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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 October 2014, 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 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.