Canadarago Lake Water Event – Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The day dawned very nicely with some sun and a good south wind on Canadarago Lake. 25 Members plus 4 guests participated. All met at the outlet bridge on Rt. 22 Schuyler Lake. Some had the opportunity to chat on the bridge with three students working with the NYS Department of Fish and Wildlife whoContinue reading “Canadarago Lake Water Event – Tuesday, June 22, 2010”

Milford Seasonal Road Walk – Tuesday, June 15, 2010

There were 21 hikers who walked a seasonal road in Milford on June 15th. It was a beautiful sunny morning and by starting at 9:00 am we were done at 11:00 am and avoided the mid-day heat. There were a lot of hills so there was a car at the bottom for those who didn`tContinue reading “Milford Seasonal Road Walk – Tuesday, June 15, 2010”

Arnold Lake State Forest Hike – Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Beginning and ending at the Milford Nordic Ski Parking area, 24 ADKers enjoyed walking 3 miles through the sweet-smelling woods of Arnold Lake State Forest. The day was cool and most participants found comfort wearing jackets during the first descending mile. Most hikers, however, had their jackets tied to their waist during the steep finalContinue reading “Arnold Lake State Forest Hike – Tuesday, June 8, 2010”

Cooper Conservancy & Red Creek Hike – Tuesday, May 11, 2010

On Tuesday, May 11 25 ADKer’s gathered at Clark Sports Center to proceed to County Rt. 52 for a walk on the Cooper Conservancy and along Red Creek. It had been several years since the last “hike” in the area, and there was noticeable beaver activity……complete with huge downed trees and several new ponds. OneContinue reading “Cooper Conservancy & Red Creek Hike – Tuesday, May 11, 2010”

Franklin Mountain Hike – Tuesday, May 4, 2010

May 4th’s hike at Hebbard’s turned out partly cloudy after an early AM shower. It was an easy circle hike from their house through meadows and woods. Special highlights were views of the surrounding hills, nesting female goose, and a peaceful creek-mossy glen. We ended with sack lunches, Sally’s cookies and ice cream. Great timeContinue reading “Franklin Mountain Hike – Tuesday, May 4, 2010”

Hike to The Brookfield Horse Trails – Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Our “Spring” walk became a “Winter” walk on Tuesday. The temperature was 36 degrees the entire time, with strong winds, snow showers and about 30 seconds of sun before each shower. We were fortunate to see many Spring flowers and ferns. They were, however, all cuddled up against the cold – just like us hikers.Continue reading “Hike to The Brookfield Horse Trails – Tuesday, April 27, 2010”

Todd-Stevens Road Hike – Tuesday, April 6, 2010

On Tuesday, April 6th, eight hearty hikers met to walk Todd-Stevens Road. In spite of on-and-off showers we had a nice 4 mile walk on a seasonal road. We stopped briefly at Lippett Cemetery to check out the very old gravestones dating back to the 1800`s. We were joined about halfway by a very friendlyContinue reading “Todd-Stevens Road Hike – Tuesday, April 6, 2010”

Crumhorn Mt Walk to Ross Gas Well – Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Our group of 18 met at the Crumhorn Mt. Boy Scout Camp and walked the dirt road a mile to the gate of the Ross gas well on Shutter Rd.; first well in Otsego Co. Here we were met by Richard Nayh, the geologist for Gastem USA based in Montreal, Canada. We proceeded the 1/4Continue reading “Crumhorn Mt Walk to Ross Gas Well – Tuesday, March 16, 2010”

Goodyear Lake Outing – Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Thirteen people met at Goodyear Lake for the outing – 4 walked the lake roads, while 2 skied and 7 snowshoed on the railroad tracks. Even with mounds of snow around us, it began to feel spring-like as the sun came out and warmed the air (and us). Those who returned to the house earlyContinue reading “Goodyear Lake Outing – Tuesday, March 2, 2010”