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Hike to the Fire Tower on Tremper Mountain | October 1, 2022
October 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
We will hike to the Mt. Tremper fire tower via the parking area on Jessup Road, in Willow. The route will use the beautiful Warner Creek trail which is the gentler and less rocky approach. Hikers will have the opportunity to climb the tower unless it is closed at the time for safety reasons. This hike will qualify towards the DEC 2022 fire tower challenge patch.
Event Duration: 7 miles, 6 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leader(s): Sharon Klein
Bring: lunch, rain jacket, head lamp, personal first aid kit, sturdy hiking boots
Registration required by 9/28/22. 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 with permission of leader.
Additional Information: This hike could be considered strenuous by some, as it is a steep climb to the ridge. Exact meeting time and details will be provided by the leader prior to the hike.
Questions about this event can be directed to: CatsNGunks@gmail.com or (845) 255-1045
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: To Tremper Mountain Trailhead on Jessup Rd. Take Rte. 212 to Van Wagner Rd. in Willow. Turn north and drive to the Post Office. Turn west on Jessup Rd. and follow to the NYSDEC parking area on the left.
Exact meeting time and details will be provided by the leader prior to the hike.
GPS coordinates: 42.0777, -74.2431
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.