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Ridge Road Hike – Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Report by Kathy Carey - Sixteen hardy hikers braved the cold for the first group hike of the New Year. The temperature was 3 degrees, but it was sunny and there was no wind. The hike was on Ridge Road, a seasonal dirt road and it covered 4 miles, slightly more or less, depending on whose GPS you wanted to believe.


Crumhorn Mt. Boy Scout Camp Hike - Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Report by Lucille Wiggin - About 15 people turned out for a two mile walk thru the Crumhorn Mt. Boy Scout camp and around the lake past the private cottages. We saw the site prepared for the new camp dining hall. It is interesting that the Boy Scouts visited our ADK Hart Lake LOJ for ideas on converting their present dining hall into bunk rooms.


Gilbert Lake State Park Hike – Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Report by Currie Marr - On an unseasonably mild-weather day19 ADKers walked around Gilbert Lake. Most participants extended the walk through the lower cabin area. Along the way we enjoyed a revitalizing snack, met a couple walking in the cabin area, and passed by the newly decorated Charlie Brown Christmas tree. Among the decorations this year were Snoopy and contributions from our group.


Oneonta Greenway Hike – Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Report by Erika Baker-Heinegg - Six enthusiastic hikers came out on this wet morning only to find that the rain had stopped and walking the well-groomed trail boosted our spirits. We rediscovered that the Greenway is a beautiful contribution to our Oneonta community in all seasons and weather. We anticipate the upcoming winter weather for skiing and snowshoeing.


Pine Lake Hike – Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Report by Julie Smith - Twenty three ADK members and two guests enjoyed a 2 mile walk on the trails at the Pine Lake Environmental Center. The day was bright with sunlight and the temperature a cool 40 degrees. It was great to see so many folks out appreciating the beautiful day.


New Island Hike – Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Report by Bob Ciganek and Jim Austin - Twenty six ADK members and 2 guests enjoyed a hike at New Island on November 17. It was a very clear and brisk day for a nice walk along the Susquehanna River. There are several new marked paths that assisted us along the trek. Many had never been to New Island before and said that they would return again.


Gilbert Lake State Park – Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Photographs by Fred Johnson - Enjoy photos taken on a hike led by Jim Austin at Gilbert Lake State Park.


Betty & Wilbur Davis State Park - Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Report by Linda Pearce - A sunny, warm morning at Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park made our hike very enjoyable. The temperature reached 68 degrees - rather unusual for November. Twenty-five hikers started from the parking lot on Andy's Trail that makes a 3+ mile loop around the perimeter of the park. We were pleased to welcome two first-timers with us, Larry Roseboom and Mark Zeek.


Mallet Pond Hike - Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Report by Al Martel - Thirteen of our members of the Susquehanna Chapter of ADK met in Summit, NY for a hike to Mallet Pond. Mallet Pond is an 8 acre impoundment located in NYS's Eminence State Forest about 5 miles east of Summit in Schoharie County. The access road to Mallet Pond is on the south side of Rossman Fly Road.


Lower Riddell State Park Hike – Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Report by Ruth Schaeffer - Twenty-four people showed up to hike on a very nice fall day at Lower Riddell State Park. The trees still had some color as we followed the trail along the creek. We noticed some animals had pulled corn stalks into the creek and we found a Wild Cucumber which interested us. A crossing for farm tractors was pointed out to us.



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