Outing Schedule

Hello chapter members and community members,

Great news! As of June 6, 2022, all ADK Chapter hikes are open to the public. We encourage anyone interested in joining our club to join us on a hike or two and see what we are all about. We hope to see you on the trails!

Remember to adhere to best practices regarding Leave No Trace Behind. Here is a website link provided to us by MaryAnne Johnson’s Girl Scout troop, https://www.aaastateofplay.com/leave-no-trace-principles-for-parks-playgrounds-and-beyond/

Here is the Leave No Trace info from ADK, https://adk.org/leave-no-trace/

~Susquehanna Chapter Executive Committee.


Below are the scheduled hikes for Fall 2022. The schedule is subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. Updates to the schedule will be posted on this page and sent via the chapter email list. Tuesday hikes begin at 10am.

Fall 2022 Outings

Date Leaders Phone Number Destination
October 4 – Janice Downie 607-432-6200 at Deserter’s Cave, Lower Reservoir Rd.

October 4 – John Buddle 607-267-4586 at North-South Lake State Park, (challenging hike)

October 11 – Diane Aaronson 607-432-9391 at Audubon Sanctuary

October 18 – Art & Peggy Palmer 607-432-6024 at SUNY Oneonta College Camp

October 25 – Linda Pearce 607-432-8969 at Milford State Forest

HUNTING SEASON –  It’s advised to wear blaze orange or pink when in the woods.

November 1 – Sarah Patterson 607-432-6284 at Betty and Wilber Davis State Park

November 8 – Jim & Carolyn Austin 607-435-3157 at Gilbert Lake State Park

There are two hikes planned for November 8th at Gilbert Lake. One that is about 3 miles long and a shorter 1 mile route around the lake. Hikers can choses which is for them based on their abilities.

November 15 – Jendy Murphy & Paul Wehren 518-605-5642 at Star Field, Cooperstown

November 22 – Tom & Roberta Austin 607-435-8107 at Andes Rail Trail

November 29 – Liza Mundy w/Jeff O’Handley 607-286-7609 at Wooly Adelgid info, Upper Riddell

December 6 – Bill & Kathy Holmstrom 607-988-7180 at Gilbert Lake State Park

December 13 – Scott Fielder 607-433-2727 at Greenway, Oneonta

December 20 – Tom & Roberta Austin 607-435-8107 at Neahwa Park, Oneonta

27 Happy Holidays!

HIKE AND BIKE RATINGS

Ratings are subjective and chosen by the leader. If you are uncertain that you are up to the hike, consult the leader. Tuesday outings are walks/snowshoe/ski.

Class A – Difficult: More than 1500’ climb or more than 8 miles distance. More than 35 miles on the bike.

Class B – Moderate: Less than 1500’ climb and 6 to 8 miles total distance. 10-30 miles on bike.

Class C – Easy: Well-graded trails and less than 6 miles total distance. 10 miles or less by bike, suitable for beginners.

Walk: Less than 4 miles total distance, suitable for children.

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