Report by Lucille Wiggin. The hike turned out much better than expected for the 12 masked walkers who met in SUNY Oneonta’s parking lot. At 9:45am we were having a “white out’ and the leader was wondering if anyone would show up. However, as we met and signed in the sun came out and theContinue reading “SUNY Oneonta – December 29th 2020”
Report by Julie Smith. Due to the 30 inch snowfall around the Oneonta area, our originally planned hike at Fortin Park was changed to Neahwa Park. The displays along the way that were set-up by many Oneonta businesses and organizations at The Festival of Lights offered our 14 ADKers much delight as we walked theContinue reading “Neahwa Park – December 22nd, 2020”
Trip report by Linda Pearce. Sixteen ADKers came out this chilly morning to hike at Lower Riddell State Park. The sun shone at times and conditions were good for walking with just a dusting of snow in some places. The trail took us through the woods where we encountered some blow-down, then out alongContinue reading “Lower Riddell State Park – December 15, 2020”
On a frosty morning, Rod and Sally Hebbard led the ADKers on a hike from their house along Bissell and VanTassell Roads. Photos by Ruth Schaeffer and Janice Downie.
Trip report by Jim and Carolyn Austin. How fortunate we were that no rain interrupted our December 1st hike at Gilbert Lake State Park. Twenty hikers took off from the parking area, past the large pavilion, and to the Deer Run camping loops. After meandering through those roads we went to the lake and startedContinue reading “Gilbert Lake State Park – December 1st, 2020”
Report by Julie Smith. Sixteen ADK Members enjoyed a leisurely walk at the Susquehanna Greenway on Tuesday, November 24. The weather turned out partly sunny with no wind which made it a very comfortable trek for us. Photos by Irene Jervis and Betsy O’Brien.
Report by Liza Mundy. On Nov. 17th, seventeen bundled hikers headed out in light snow to Goey Pond in Milford. Many of the hikers were acquainted with the secluded lake while some were not aware of its existence. At one time, not so long ago, it was the main water source for Milford, henceforth, makingContinue reading “Goey Pond, Milford -November 17, 2020”
Report by Aleda Koehn. THREE PONDS AND A LAKE. Seventeen ADK’ers arrived at the far end of Gilbert Lake on a “summer day” in November. Five began the walk around the lake while the other twelve took the trail up and down through the woods to connect to the pond trails. Arriving atContinue reading “Gilbert Lake State Park – November 10, 2020”
Report by Janice Downie. Eighteen ADK folks hiked three miles on a windy, 35 degree morning at Lower Reservoir Rd., Oneonta. A steep hill climb led us to an “ancient” White Oak Tree, over 100 years old, and measuring 15’4” in circumference. The hike continued into dense, wet woods, along old rock walls, and acrossContinue reading “Lower Reservoir Road, Oneonta – Nov. 3, 2020”
Report by Ruth Schaeffer. The hike on Tues., Oct.27 was at Lower Riddell State Park. Fourteen people hiked the trails and enjoyed a few breaks of sunshine. The temperature was just right for a fall hike. We walked onto the bridge and played “the stick game”. From one side of the bridge, we tossed our sticksContinue reading “Lower Riddell State Park – October 27, 2020”