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Hike Mount Tremper Fire Tower | Sunday, October 3, 2021 | 9am to 3pm

October 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Catskill Center staff member Olivia Bernard on Sunday, October 3rd for a fun, challenging hike to the top of Mount Tremper and enjoy the 360-degree views from the top cab of Mount Tremper Fire Tower. This out and back hike is roughly 3 miles one way/6 miles roundtrip, ascending about 1967′ from the trailhead on Route 40/Plank Road. We’ll stop for a lunch break at the summit.

Event Duration:  6 miles,  6 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Difficult

Leader(s):  Olivia Bernard

Bring: lunch, snacks, plenty to drink, tick repellent, dress in layers, good hiking shoes

Registration required by October 1st.  Please 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 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information:  Tremper Mountain is one of two mountains in the Catskills (with Overlook) that has a population of timber rattlesnakes. Seldom seen, with care there is no need to worry. They usually sun in the quarry, but occasionally one may be seen near the trail.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Olivia at obernard@catskillcenter.org or call 845-688-3369.

Covid-19 Guidelines:  Due to the rise in delta variant cases locally and nationally we have revived these simple protocols for participation in our in-person events. Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites.  Follow social distancing protocols.  Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer. Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.

Note:  Please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines.  Please be vaccinated.

Driving Directions:  Trailhead is located between Mount Tremper and Phoenicia on Plank Rd.  Plank Road intersects Rte. 212 in the hamlet of Mount Tremper. Turn north and continue to  the trailhead on the right. From the main Street in Phoenica go south to the trailhead on the left.

GPS coordinates:  42.066592, -74.303112

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.


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October 3, 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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