Adventure Schedule

Adventure Schedule and Meeting Places

Late October - December 2021

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Directions to all our meeting places are here.

*Check here for explanation of Difficulty/Pace rating of each hike.

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Event Date Time Place Meeting Place Diff/Pace* Leader Comment
Hike Sat
10/30
9:30-2:30 Bear Mt St Pk, Perkins Tower Meet Anthony Wayne, shuttle to Bear Mtn, prkg area nearest to Inn (minimize prkg fee) Stren/Mod Amy 4 mi. Major Welch Trail up, quite steep w/ multiple rock scrambles. AT steps down. 1,150' elevation gain over 1.5 mi.
Hike Sun
10/31
9-2 Patriots' Path - Part 1 Whippany Street address to be provided to participants Mod/Mod Jackie ~6.7 mi. Shuttle hike, mostly urban, no elevation.
Hike Sat
11/6
10-2:30 Harriman/Bear Mt St Pks, NY Anthony Wayne Recreation Area Mod-Stren/ Mod Amy 5-mi loop, several uphills & downhills, many viewpoints along West Mt ridge, return on Beechy Bottom CC ski trail.
Hike Sun
11/7
10-2:30 Jockey Hollow Nat'l Pk, Morristown, NJ Prkg lot near Visitor Center Mod/Leisurely Christine 6-mi loop.
Hike Thurs
11/11
10-2 Norvin Green, NJ New Weis Center, NJ prkg area Mod/Mod Dagi 5-6 mi on various trails (dependent on the weather).
Hike
Cancelled-Rain forecasted
Sat
11/13
9-2 Norvin Green, NJ Norvin Green, NJ - Wyanokie Crest Trailhead Mod-Stren/ Mod Jackie 7-mi Carris Hill-High Point lollipop loop; great views; scrambles.
Hike Sun
11/14
10:30-2 Tunnel Field Recreation Pk, NJ Tunnel Field Recreation Pk, Knowlton Twp, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Christine 4-5 mi; some footbridge walking with vertical height.
Hike Wed
11/17
10-2 Wawayanda State Park, NJ Wawayanda State Park, NK Visitor Center Mod/Mod Dagi ~7 mi. AT to Pinwheel Vista and back.
Hike
Change in Time and Meeting Place

For members only - In memory of long-time AFW Member Dolores Andrews
Sat
11/20
10-2
9-1
Harriman St Pk, NY Johnsontown Rd 1st parking area
Johsontown Rd end of road cul-de-sac

Short car shuttle along Johnsontown Rd from end of road cul-de-sac to 1st parking area.
Easy-Mod/ Mod Kay 2.5-3 mi, 427 ft elevation; a couple of steep hills, a couple of wet areas. Hike loops around Dater Mt Nature Pk, passing several panoramic viewpoints.
Great hike to transition from Easy to Mod.
Hike Sun
11/21
10-3
9:30-2:30
Stokes St Forest, NJ Culver's Gap Mod-Stren/ Mod Nancy ~7 mi, partial AT, ups & downs, views, ravine, short car shuttle.
Hike
Cancelled - rain and wind
Fri
11/26
10-2 Sterling Forest, Tuxedo, NY Sterling Forest Visitor Center Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay 4.2 mi on Sterling Lake Loop trail.
Hike Sat
11/27
9-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Harriman St Pk, NY - Elk Pen Parking via Arden Valley Rd Mod-Stren/ Mod Jackie 8 mi. Steep uphill on AT to Lemon Squeeze to Dismal Swamp to Valley of the Boulders.
Hike
Time Change
Sun
11/28
9-2
9:30-2:30
Norvin Green, NJ The New Weis Ecology Center Mod-Stren/ Mod Nancy ~7-mi loop. Hills, views, waterfall.
Hike Wed
12/1
9:30-2 Ramapo Valley Cnty Rsrvtn Ramapo Reservation parking area Mod-Stren/ Mod Dagi 7.8 mi. Ilgenstin Rock.
Hike Sat
12/4
11-2 Lord Stirling Pk, Basking Ridge, NJ Lord Stirling Pk Environmental Education Center Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Christine 5-mi loop.
Hike Sun
12/5
9-2 Patriots' Path Part 2, NJ Morris County Library, 30 E Hanover Ave, Whippany, NJ Mod/Mod Jackie Kay & Barbara 2.7 miles on urban paths. Shuttle hike.
Hike Thurs
12/9
10-2 Campgaw Reservation TBD Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
12/11
9-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Harriman St Pk Visitor Center, Seven Lakes Drive Mod-Stren/ Mod Amy 6 mi. Ramapo Torne. Includes 7 Hills/HTS/Reeves Brook Trails. Route weather dependent.
Hike Sun
12/12
10-2 Jenny Jump Forest, NJ Allamuchy Twp Elementary School prkng lot Mod/Mod Nancy 6-mi lollipop loop hike. Bucolic views, a few small to medium shorter hills, Ghost Lake.
Hike Thurs
12/16
10-2 Ramapo Reservation, NJ Ramapo Valley Rd parking lot Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
12/18
9:30-12:30 Garrett Mt, NJ Paterson, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jackie
Kay
3-mi perimeter hike.
Hike Sun
12/19
10-2:30 Huckleberry Ridge St Forest 17 Old Greenville Tpke, Port Jervis, NY 12771> Mod/Mod Amy 5-mi loop hike follows the LEnape Ridge just outside Port Jervis, with interesting vegetation & panaromic views.
Hike Wed
12/22
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Reeves Vistor Center Mod/Mod Dagi 5-6 mi to Pulpit. Number of ups and downs.
Hike Fri
12/24
10-2 MacEvoy Trail, Ramapo Mt St Forest, NJ Ramapo Mt St Forest, Skyline Drive lower lot Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
12/25
10-1 Kennedy Dells Cnty Pk, NY 355 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956 Easy/Leisurely Kay 2.4 mi. Mostly flat, but fun, terrain with total elevation of 144'. Beautiful walk thru a nicely wooded area within a residential community.
Hike Sun
12/26
10-1:30 Johnsonburg Preserve, NJ Frelinghuysen, NJ (near Newton) Easy/Mod Nancy ~4-mi loop hike. A few smaller hills and views.
Hike Tues
12/28
10-2 Wanaque Ridge, NJ Wanaque Ridge - Back Beach Park Mod/Mod Dagi 5-5 mi to Ramapo Lake and back.
Hike Fri
12/31
9-2 Jockey Hollow Nat'l Pk, Morristown, NJ Jockey Hollow Visitor Center Easy/Mod Kay 4-5 mi.

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