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Dry Brook Ridge and German Hollow Trail Maintenance Hike

October 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Laura Battelani, CMC Board Member and David Lucas, volunteers for the NYNJ Trail conference as they maintain their adopted trails for the fall season. We will drive to the Hill Road Trailhead and climb approximately 1500’ gradually, then begin trail inspection and clearing on Dry Brook Ridge. We’ll hike toward to Pakatakan Mountain, passing a 700-year-old bog and arrive at a beautiful lookout of the Pepacton Reservoir. We’ll relax and have a midday lunch at the overlook with beautiful western views of the Catskills.

Event Duration: 6 miles, 6 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Leader(s): Laura Battelani and David Lucas

Bring: Lunch, snacks, water/ beverage, a hat, insect repellent, rain gear, and sturdy hiking boots/ shoes. Wear comfortable layers.  If you would like to help trail clearing bring hand clippers, loppers, a foldable saw, gloves, and eye protection.

Registration required by 10/3/23.  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.

remove group size if it is not needed

Group size is limited to 12 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information:  Leaders are flexible with the day. Please contact me if you need to change to balance with other events. Thank you.

Questions about this event can be directed to: Laura Battelani  bodyworx@catskill.net

Covid-19 Guidelines:   We ask participants to socially distance,  to be vaccinated and to cancel if they or members of their household are or have been ill with covid-like symptoms within the past ten days.   Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.

Driving Directions: We will meet at the car wash on Fair Street in Margaretville. Margaretville is 43 miles west of the NYS Thruway Exit at Kingston. Fair Street is the second entrance (on the right)  to the village from Route 28 and the car wash is immediately on the right. From the west, Margaretville is 23.5 miles from Delhi on Route 28. Fair Street is the first entrance on the left to the village and the car wash is immediately on the right.

GPS coordinates: 42.14403, -74.65174

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.

Register by completing and submitting the form below.

Register for Dry Brook Ridge and German Hollow Trail Maintenance


October 4, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Laura Battelani
845 586 3101


Margaretville Car Wash
248 Fair Street
Margaretville, NY 12455 United States
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