Manitou Hossennech (spirit stones) Tour
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
As an alternative to Columbus Day join us to celebrate and honor the first people to inhabit the Catskills by visiting several Manitou Hassennech (spirit stones) sites, consisting of dry stacked stone cairns, stone rows, effigies and aligned boulders, all expressing and ancient, sophisticated belief system. Wear proper footwear and clothing for a fall hike and appropriate for the forecast. Bring lunch or a snack and water. Meet at Woodstock Community Center parking lot, Rock City Rd. Woodstock. More info at www.overlookmountain.org.
Event Duration: 4 miles, 4 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate – Bushwhack
Leader(s): Glenn Kreisberg
Bring: Lunch, something to drink, sturdy hiking boots, tick repellent. Dress for the forecast. Hiking poles recommended.
Registration required by October 13th. Use registration form below to register.
PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.
Group size is limited to 12 so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, leashed only
Questions about this event can be directed to: Cliffrover@aol.com or call (845) 417-8384
Driving Directions: From Thruway Exit 19 in Kingston take SR 28 west 6 miles to right on Rt. 375. Go 3 miles to left on Rt. 212. Go 0.5 miles to right on Rock City Rd. and then 0.3 miles to Community Center parking lot on right.
GPS coordinates: 42.044963, -74.118165
After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.