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Three-day/ Two-night Backpacking Essentials Hike

September 30 @ 2:30 pm - October 2 @ 5:00 pm

Rick Roberts, President of the Catskill Mt. Club and experienced long distance hiker will host a backpacking hike for aspiring and novice backpackers. This will be a teaching experience and cover the equipment, gear, food and clothing necessary for an extended backpacking hike. All participants are required to have prior hiking experience and must provide their own fully supplied pack, including:
Tent, sleeping bag and pad, cooking pots and utensils, food for 3 days, water containers and filter, flashlite and fire starting items, small garden trowel, 3 large garbage bags, toiletries, clothing (not cotton), rain gear, compass, jackknife, bug repellent and other necessary only items. Do not expect cell phone service on the hike.
Hiking terrain is moderate and will cover only 12 miles in total.  There will be a car shuttle.

This hike is not recommended for those without prior hiking experience.

Event Duration:  12 miles, 3 days

Level of Difficulty:   Moderate

Leader(s): Rick Roberts

Bring: see hike description

Registration required by 9/27/2017.  Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Rick Roberts at  hikerrick2000@yahoo.com or (607) 746-9694

 Driving Directions:  Participants will leave from the Catskill Center, 43355 State HWY 28, Arkville, NY at
2:30 pm September 30 and car shuttle to the tail head at Alder Lake. Phone: 845.586.2611

Register for Three day/nite Backpacking Essentials Hike

 

Details

Start:
September 30 @ 2:30 pm
End:
October 2 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Rick Roberts
Phone:
(607) 746-9694
Email:
hikerrick2000@yahoo.com

Other

Event Duration (miles)
12
Event Duration (hours)
3 days
Level of Difficulty
Moderate
Participants should bring
camping gear: see hike description
Are Dogs Allowed:
No
Driving Directions
Participants will leave from the Catskill Center, 43355 State HWY 28, Arkville, NY at 2:30pm September 29 and car shuttle to the tail head at Alder Lake. Phone: 845.586.2611
County (if known)
Delaware County