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Sunday        June 3, 2018                  IHC Annual Meeting and Hike                   Moderate or Moderately Strenuous

IHC Members only Please.  Come out for the annual meeting with an optional longer and shorter hike afterwards. Let us know what you liked, and possibly what needs improvement? Make your voices and ideas known.

Leaders: The Old Officers                    Guy Percival           973-590-7437       Marguerite La Corte    973-625-4379

Alastair MacLennan   908-955-7723      Charlie Kientzler    973-835-1060       Sara Van Niekerk        973-489-6442         

Meet: 9:00 AM       Tuxedo metered commuter lot, 1 East Village Rd, Tuxedo, NY 10987

From Suffern @ I-87 & I-287 Interchange Exit 15A: Take R-17 about 6.5 miles north to Tuxedo. Just past the Tuxedo train station, turn right on E Village Rd, cross the tracks and turn left into the large parking lot which is free on weekends. GPS (41.1956, -74.1841)


Sunday        June 10, 2018                 Lake Skannatati Circular North                    Moderately Strenuous

We will go North on the Long Path instead of South. Then we will use some other trails & then come back on the ASB.              

Rain or Foul Weather cancels this hike.

Leader:       Roy Williams                  [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM       Lake Skannatati Parking Area, Seven Lakes Drive, Harriman State Park, NY 10974

From Suffern: @ I-287 & I-87N Interchange exit 15A: Take Rt-17 north 4 miles, to Seven Lakes Dr., just north of Sloatsburg, NY. Turn right onto Seven Lakes Drive; go 7.8 miles. Parking is on the left (down the hill) along the lower lake.  GPS (41.2429, -74.1017)


Sunday        June 17, 2018                 Duke Island Circuit                        Moderately Strenuous

This new hike of about 8 miles goes west to the end of Duke Island Park, and then returns to Old York Road via the historic Raritan Power Canal. All flat going with a mixture of dirt path and pavement. We will see the falls at Duke Island Park that is really quite nice.

Leaders:     Guy & Jennifer Percival   973-590-7437          [email protected]          


Meet: 9:00 AM       Duke Island Park Bikeway, 1128 Old York Road, Raritan, NJ 08869

From 1-287 South Exit 17, (Rt-202/206 South): Drive South 1.5 mi on Rt-202/206 to split of Rts-202 & 206. Take Rt-206 South   mi to right lane exit at light for E Somerset St. Turning right, follow E Somerset westward (No Turns) 1.3 mi to parking for the Duke Island Park Bikeway. The road name changes to W. Somerset and then to Old York Rd. GPS (40.5610, -74.6479)


Friday           June 22–25, 2018          Catskills – Long Path Extended Weekend                      Strenuous

wandererFour days in the Catskills hiking the Long Path while enjoying the comforts (especially of the floor) of a member's country home. There are two "big" days, Saturday a 14 mile hike including Plateau Mountain and Sunday a 15 mile hike skirting Kaaterskill High Peak. Friday we will do a 7 mile loop including Sugarloaf Mountain and Monday we will do an 8 mile hike including Indian Head Mountain. SHUTTLES REQUIRED      Joint with NYC Ramblers Members of either Club & Friends only please

Leader: Ian Hochstead                      [email protected]

Meet: Pre-Registration required with Ian for this event and to receive meeting time/place/carpool instructions.

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