Crumhorn Mountain Hike – Tuesday, September 1, 2009

There were 19 hikers who gathered at Crumhorn Mountain on Tuesday, September 1. It was a beautiful cool clear day and you could definitely feel Fall in the air. We had a nice easy hike around the Boy Scout camp and through the woods making a loop back to the road where there was aContinue reading “Crumhorn Mountain Hike – Tuesday, September 1, 2009”

Bike Ride from Stamford to South Kortright – Tuesday, August 18, 2009

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, eleven enthusiastic bikers had a fun ride from Stamford to South Kortright and back. One very enjoyable stop was in Hobart for lunch at the park. Even though the temperature and humidity were very high, the group did not seem to mind. After the ride a few of us stopped atContinue reading “Bike Ride from Stamford to South Kortright – Tuesday, August 18, 2009”

Clark Tower Hike – Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thirteen hikers gathered and walked the new trails at Clark Tower this AM. It was pleasant for the first hour, but grew warmer as the morning wore on, and by the time we finished at noon (lunchtime) the mosquitoes were ready for lunch as well!!!! In spite of that, a good time was had byContinue reading “Clark Tower Hike – Tuesday, August 11, 2009”

Nine Mile Swamp Paddle — Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Tuesday, August 4 was clear and sunny as four paddlers spent several hours on the Nine Mile Swamp section of the Sangerfield River north of Sherburne. The water was high enough to foil the beaver activity; the breeze kept the insects away. We saw the scarlet cardinal flowers as well as an unknown rose.

Franklin Mountain Hike – Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Twenty-three ADKers enjoyed a 2 mile hike in the vicinity of Sally and Rod Hebbard’s home on Franklin Mountain. Participants followed wooded trails and roads and sometimes crossed meadows. Along the way interesting ponds, stone structures, and wild life were observed. After lunch and delicious brownies made by Sally, some participants swam in Hebbard’s pondContinue reading “Franklin Mountain Hike – Tuesday, July 28, 2009”

Arnold Lake State Forest Hike – Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Under dry to semi-dry conditions, 28 ADKers enjoyed a 3 mile hike in Arnold Lake State Forest and Hartwick Public lands. The hike started and ended at the Nordic Ski Parking area off of Joe Cornell Road about 5 miles from Milford, NY. The principal beauty and pleasure of the hike were the soft trailsContinue reading “Arnold Lake State Forest Hike – Tuesday, July 21, 2009”

Landis Arboretum Hike – Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Twenty-three hikers visited a well-watered, green and sparkling Landis Arboretum located near Esperance, NY. If you haven’t been there in a while, you’ll be astonished. The arboretum has grown to 500 acres and has added a stand of old-growth forest, bog plants, perennial beds and an attractive visitors center where we ate our lunches andContinue reading “Landis Arboretum Hike – Tuesday, July 14, 2009”

College Camp Hike – Tuesday, July 7, 2009

We met at the SUCO College Camp in the midst of several rain showers. By the time we started the hike the rain was lighter, and during the hike the sun came out. Many of us started with colorful umbrellas but soon most had shed their raincoats. Fourteen of us enjoyed the 1.8 mile hikeContinue reading “College Camp Hike – Tuesday, July 7, 2009”

Fernleigh Farm Hike – Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Tuesday June 30, 2009 Kay and Ted Kantorowski led a hike starting and ending at Fernleigh Farm in Cooperstown. A brief rain shower occurred on the trail but it was sunny by the time the group reached Star Field and a magnificent view of Otsego Lake. Photographs of the trip were taken by Currie MarrContinue reading “Fernleigh Farm Hike – Tuesday, June 30, 2009”

Goodyear Lake Hike — Tuesday, June 23, 2009

WOW!!! Was it because of the beautiful summer day or was it the lure of “ice cream provided”? Whatever the reason, a remarkable number of hikers (37) gathered to walk at Goodyear Lake. Included in our group were the visiting grandchildren of two of our hikers – Chelsea from California and 6-year old Dennis fromContinue reading “Goodyear Lake Hike — Tuesday, June 23, 2009”