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Leave No Trace Hike on Slide Mountain
October 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join a Trail Conference Trail Steward on a beautiful fall hike to the summit of the tallest mountain in the Catskills! During the hike, Trail Stewards will discuss Leave No Trace principles as well as what it means to be a trail steward. The hike will begin at the Slide Mountain trailhead where we start the difficult climb up to the summit. Along the way, you will experience a few different viewpoints where you will be able to enjoy the changing fall foliage. At the summit, you can enjoy a snack and learn about John Burroughs, an early conservationist, and naturalist who frequently visited the area.
Please click the link below to register!
Event Duration: 5.6 miles, 4 hours
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Leader(s): Melissa Cascini, New York – New Jersey Trail Conference
Bring: lunch, water, bug spray, sunscreen
Registration required by: 10/04/2019
PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.
Group size: 12 hikers
Dogs allowed: Yes, leashed only
Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Driving Directions: From Route 28 in Big Indian turn left onto Route 47 towards Oliverea. Continue on Oliverea Road to the Slide Mt. Trailhead Parking Lot.
GPS coordinates: 42.00863, -74.42764