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Meeker Hollow Mountain – North Plattekill Mountain Bushwhack

October 3, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Meeker Hollow Mt (Catskill 100 highest). Depending on conditions we will continue with a whack to North Plattekill Mt (Catskill 100 highest). Meeker Hollow is viewless and has a large area of raspberry prickers near and on the summit. Long pants and sleeves strongly recommended.
We may pick up an overgrown woods road to twin-summited North Plattekill summits. The summits are part of the Plattekill ski area and there is a ski trail/service road along the connecting ridge. There are spectacular autumn views from N Plattekill.
With limited parking at Meeker Hollow – participants must be ready to fill cars for the short ride between the start and end of the hike.

Event Duration:  5 miles, 6-7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult — Bushwhack

Leader(s):  Alan Via

Bring: lunch, something to drink, etc.  Long sleeves, long pants, rain jacket/shell. Thin, leather gloves makes pricker-wading more comfortable. This is autumn, dress for variable weather.

Registration required by 09/29/18.  Use registration form below to register

Group size is limited to 10, so register early.

Fee:  No    

Dogs allowed:   Yes, only with permission of event leader (only if the hike leader has hiked with them previously)

Additional Information:  Rainy forecast postpones or cancels.
Bushwhack conditions can vary. The forest always has the last word.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  event leader (you will be contacted after registering)

Driving Directions:  Car pool arrangements TBD with participants.


October 3, 2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Ski Plattekill parking lot
469 Plattekill Rd.
Roxbury, NY 12474 United States
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