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Leave No Trace Hike to Giant Ledge

October 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join a Trail Conference Trail Steward for moderate, 2.9-mile out-and-back hike to Giant Ledge, which offers many spectacular views.

During the hike, Trail Stewards will discuss Leave No Trace Principles as well as what it means to be a trail steward. The hike will begin at the Giant Ledge trail-head where we will start the moderately difficult climb up the viewpoint. While enjoying a snack at the viewpoint, you will be looking out over Woodland Valley, the Burroughs Range, and the range of peaks that encompass the Devil’s Path Range. The changing fall foliage and the breathtaking view will make you thankful that you came!

Please register at the link below!

Event Duration: 2.9 miles roundtrip, 4 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Leader(s): Melissa Cascini

Bring: a snack, water, bug spray, and sunscreen

Register by: 10/12/19

Please contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place!

Group size: 12 hikers

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  Yes, leashed only, please

Questions about this event can be directed to: trailstewards@nynjtc.org

Driving Directions: From Route 28, turn left onto Route 47 in Big Indian towards Oliverea. Continue on Oliverea to the Giant Ledge Trailhead Parking Lot.

GPS coordinates: 42.02655, -74.40504


October 13, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Giant Ledge Parking Area
Phoenicia, NY 12465 United States