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Lower Riddell State Park - October 23, 2918

Report by Lucille Wiggin - The Thatcher St. Pk. hike planned for today had to be cancelled due to forecasts of rain. Two people who did go reported that it rained about noon just when we would have been eating our packed lunches. We will plan to do the hike in the spring or summer. Anyway, 12 determined hikers assembled at Riddell St. Pk. for a two mile hike and lunch at Pondo’s Restaurant.

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Jefferson NY Hike - October 30, 2018

Hike Photos by Betsy O'Brien - Betsy Cunningham led this ADK walk on a country road and woodland path in Jefferson, NY. Click photos to enlarge.

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SUNY Delhi Outdoor Education Center - October 16, 2018

Report by Ruth Schaeffer - Twenty-three hikers showed up to try a new hike for the group. It was at the SUNY Delhi Education trails. It was a beautiful day, with lots of blue sky and sunshine. No rain in sight, but a chill in the air. We followed the perimeter trail and noticed beautiful places to sit and reflect.

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Texas School House State Forest - October 9, 2018

Report by Linda Pearce - Twenty-six "friendly folks" gathered on a warm autumn morning to hike about 3 miles on a woodland trail at the Texas School House State Forest in the town of New Lisbon. The forest has been marked for logging since last year which may take place in the near future. From the Lena Rd.

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Stamford Rail Trail – October 2, 2018

Report by Bob Ciganek and Julia Smith - Fifteen hearty ADKers hiked/sloshed along three miles of the Catskill Rail Trail between Stamford and Hobart. A heavy downpour encouraged us to reverse direction, but not before we enjoyed a tree-lined section of trail, Bald Eagles and three humungous amanitas. We resembled a happy family of soaked muskrats at hike's end.

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Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park - Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Report by Linda Pearce - A group of twenty-seven hikers gathered at Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park on Sept. 4th. We were glad to welcome five new people to our outing this morning. Even though it was quite warm and humid, most of us walked the entire Andy's Trail, a 3+ mile loop of woods and fields that goes around the perimeter of the park.

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Vroman’s Nose – Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Report by Ruth Schaeffer - Seventeen hikers met at the bottom of Vroman's Nose to hike on Tues, August 28th. It was a beautiful hot, hazy, humid summer day. Armed with lunches, lots of water and gorp we enjoyed our lunch on the top. It is always fun to be on a hike with hikers that haven't been to the top. When they see the view of the valley for the first time it is exciting!!

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South Hill State Forest – Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Report by Bob Ciganek and Julie Smith - Twenty optimistic ADKers ventured to South Hill State Forest on Tuesday, August 21, and enjoyed a rain-free walk in the woods. Some picked and ate blackberries while others took photos of frogs and fungi. Great conversation, laughter and friendship are all present when we meet for a hike.

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Mt. Utsayantha - Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Report by Lucille Wiggin - The Mt. Utsayantha hike at Stamford was on the usual 85 to 90 degree day. However, 14 faithful hikers braved the heat, including Fred Johnson’s daughter and girls visiting from Indonesia. We enjoyed a gorgeous view during our bag lunches and some of us even climbed the fire tower.

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Moe Pond, Cooperstown, NY – Tuesday, July 31. 2018

Report by Liza Mundy - Fourteen hikers enjoyed the Biological Field Station Moe Pond excursion. We traversed a variety of terrains and environments for about 3 miles. Some hikers headed back on the ATV trail while the remainder continued through a wood of much diversity. We missed our mushroom expert, being as the forest had many specimens.

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