Hunt’s Pond State Park Hike – Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Twenty-nine members enjoyed a walk at Hunt’s Pond State Park on Nov.17th., blessed with truly excellent weather and cheerful participants. They ate lunch in the sun on the lake shore. A further extension for those who chose to do so, was a drive to White Store church and cemetery along SR 8 to view anContinue reading “Hunt’s Pond State Park Hike – Tuesday, November 17, 2009”

Otego Snowmobile Trail Hike – Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Twenty-six hikers took off for the Otego Snowmobile trail. It was a beautiful day with the sun shining on and off during the morning. The trail took us up past the sign posts for neighboring villages. We enjoyed a gorp break at the top of the ridge and had our lunch looking across the valleyContinue reading “Otego Snowmobile Trail Hike – Tuesday, October 6, 2009”

Susquehanna Paddle from Otego to Wells Bridge – Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, nine people, three canoes and three kayaks went merrily downs the Susquehanna River from Otego town barns to Wells Bridge fishing access. It was a cloudy day, but the rain held off and the temperature was great for paddling on the river. We followed a blue heron down the river. We noticedContinue reading “Susquehanna Paddle from Otego to Wells Bridge – Tuesday, September 22, 2009”

Hike on Rum Hill – Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Thirty three hardy souls joined in for the hike on Tuesday, September 15th at Rum Hill located off Rt 80 and Rt 28 and up Widderspoon Road above Otsego Lake in Cooperstown. Rum Hill and Thayer Farm are properties of the SUCO Biological Field Station. There are hiking trials on both Rum Hill and ThayerContinue reading “Hike on Rum Hill – Tuesday, September 15, 2009”

Hick State Forest Hike – Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Thirty people showed up for our hike at Hick State Forest (also known as The Roseboom Nordic Ski Trails). We all did the first part of the walk to a pond. There on a beautiful September day, we ate lunch. Monica and Irv Peters planned to walk the remainder of the trail, and graciously invitedContinue reading “Hick State Forest Hike – Tuesday, September 8, 2009”

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”