New Island Trail – August 11th, 2020

Thirteen Susquehanna hikers meet at Catella Park at  9:00  AM for a hike to New Island.  This hike was rescheduled from the prior Tuesday when the hurricane soaked Oneonta with much-needed rain. The day was sunny and getting hotter.  Most of the walk was along trails in the shade, and although humid it was relativelyContinue reading “New Island Trail – August 11th, 2020”

Goodyear Lake – July 21st 2020

Report by Linda Pearce As we carefully proceed with our hiking schedule, week by week, several ADKers, looking like bandits, came to enjoy a walk at Goodyear Lake. Adhering to COVID guidelines, we all wore masks and practiced social distancing. Julie Smith led a group of six on a shorter and easier walk on theContinue reading “Goodyear Lake – July 21st 2020”

Wilber Park – July 14th, 2020

Report by Currie Marr: Due to Covid-19, the Wilber Park hike, July 14, was the first scheduled hike to actually occur since mid-March.  Twenty people were eager to escape the confinement of home and join friends to walk selected bike paths that followed the Oneonta Creek, back of the High School, and return to theContinue reading “Wilber Park – July 14th, 2020”

Crumhorn Mountain – January 21, 2020

Report by Lucille Wiggen – Cold morning temperatures prompted 17 of us to delay meeting until 2:00 at the Crumhorn Boy Scout Camp (Henderson Scout Reservation) parking lot. From there we walked on the modern roads around the lake until we picked up the original carriage road across the south end. Back in the ScoutContinue reading “Crumhorn Mountain – January 21, 2020”

Homer Folk’s State Forest – January 14, 2020

Report by Genda L. Bolton – And how do you take your “Coffee?” “Black!” For that winter morning jolt, on January 14, ADK members enjoyed a large mug trekking along the Black Coffee trail at Homer Folk’s State Forest. Along the hike we were delighted by lush green moss blanketing spectacular rock formations. An unusual treeContinue reading “Homer Folk’s State Forest – January 14, 2020”

Lower Riddell State Park – January 7, 2020

Report by Linda Pearce – Our first hike for 2020, Jan. 7th at Lower Riddell State Park, was very enjoyable – the temperature hovered around 30 degrees and the trails were in good shape for walking with just a trace of snow. Twenty-four people came out, and for most of us, it was our first hikeContinue reading “Lower Riddell State Park – January 7, 2020”

Gilbert Lake State Park – December 18, 2018

Report by Glenda Bolton – A week before the holiday and 11 ADKer’s were given the magic of Christmas snow as an early present as we traversed the Red Pine Trail at Gilbert Lake State Park. A more beautiful, late fall day would not have been possible. A highlight was the call of a nearby raven,Continue reading “Gilbert Lake State Park – December 18, 2018”

Pine Lake – December 17, 2019

Report by Julia Smith – Tuesday morning, December 17, marks a significant day in the Susquehanna chapter . On this hike led by Julie Smith more men than women donned snowy trails at Pine Lake to enjoy the brisk winter air and beautiful vistas. We all had a wonderful morning and missed those who were unableContinue reading “Pine Lake – December 17, 2019”