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Pine Lake Hike – Tuesday, February 26, 2018

Report by Bob Ciganek - Eighteen ADKers enjoyed a spring-like hike on the Pine Lake red and blue trails. Even though a ruffed grouse attempted to lead a few astray, conversation and laughter prevailed. A nesting pair of bald eagles highlighted our three mile experience. Photo Credits: Betsy O’Brien.


Gilbert Lake State Park Hike – Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Report by Aleda Koehn - After snow, cold, heavy rain, warm, and predictions of more showers, Tuesday turned out to be a beautiful day in our neighborhood - sunny and in the fifties. A group of 20 came out for a welcome respite from winter. Four of the group started to walk around the lake in a counter clock wise direction but found portions of the trail icy.


Lower Riddell State Park - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Report by Linda Pearce - After a few weeks of bad weather on hike day, we finally had a nice, sunny morning for our outing at Lower Riddell Sate Park. Thirteen of us hiked a 2.6 mile trail through the park. We found the walking rather "challenging" as we maneuvered around icy, crusty and rough conditions. Following the hike, a few of us went to Pondo's for lunch.


CABIN FEVER WINTER FESTIVAL-Saturday, January 27, 2018

Event Report by Lucille Wiggin & Sue Smith - On Sat. Jan. 27, five Susquehanna Chap. ADKers participated at Gilbert Lake State Park in the 3rd Annual Cabin Fever Winter Fest sponsored by Oneonta Subaru. Fred Johnson brought our display board and we put out pamphlets.


Wilber Park, Oneonta, NY – Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Report Currie Marr; Photos Fred Johnson - Based on a weather advisory of accumulating snow, the Wilber Park hike was cancelled. The cancellation notice was posted that morning on the ADK website. At the park the trip leaders, Currie and Virginia, found 4 people present and ready to hike, and so we did.


Gilbert Lake State Park - Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Photos by Fred Johnson - Jim Austin led this ADK hike at Gilbert Lake State Park in Laurens, NY. Click photos twice for maximum enlargement.


Fortin Park Hike – Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Report by Julie Smith - Eighteen hikers met at Fortin Park on Tuesday morning for a cold but enjoyable two mile walk around the perimeter of the Park. We stopped many times to enjoy the scenery along the Susquehanna River. Ducks, Canada Geese, two or three raptors, plus many tracks of small animals were seen.


New Island Park – Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Report by Bob Ciganek - The ADK Susquehanna Chapter hike on 12/19 began at Catella Park and concluded on trails of New Island Park. Twenty-three hikers found the paths well-marked and exceptional for mid-December. Lucille, Glenda and several others collected litter, leaving New Island an even more beautiful place.


Ridge Road in Delhi, NY – Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Report by Kathy Carey - Ten ADK hikers came out to Ridge Road in Delhi for a hike the day after Christmas. We hiked a rolling trail through the woods and fields for 2 hours. It was cold. There was about 2 inches of snow cover and not too bad until we got to the field on top of the hill where the wind was blowing. Then we hurried back to the house for a hot soup lunch!


Gilbert Lake State Park – Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Report by Currie Marr - Based on a weather advisory of slippery roads, the Gilbert Lake hike was cancelled. The cancellation notice was posted on the ADK website and people congregating at the old-Ames plaza were told. Earlier this year only 1 ornament remained on the Charlie Brown tree. So, you can image my surprise to find the tree redecorated when I previewed the route on Monday.



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