Schedule for November 2018                                    IHC home page

Note! Daylight Saving Ends November 4, 2018! Turn Clocks Back!  [Gain Sleep]


Sunday          November 4, 2018            High Point Circular                     Moderately Strenuous

A nice hike on the AT, Monument, and Cedar Swamp trails and then returning on some old paths. Great views at the Monument for lunch and along the trail; the Cedar Swamp is a unique, rare and disappearing natural environment. Just one short steep incline to the Monument. (The highest point in NJ, 1803 feet above sea level).

Rain or foul weather cancels this hike.

Leader: Roy Williams              [email protected]                                                                

Meet: 9:00 AM       High Point State Park AT Parking Lot, Rt-23, Wantage, NJ 07461

From I-287 Exit 52: Take Rt-23 North 34 mi to High Point State Park. Almost to the Top of Rt-23 hill, on the left is the AT Parking Lot (just past mile marker 48), immediately after large stone piers on both sides of Rt-23. (GPS 41.3035, -74.6667)


Sunday             November 11, 2018      Appalachian Tr. , Wantage             Moderately Strenuous

AT #5 – Deckertown Pike to Rt-519

This section of 8 mi long passes thru High Point Park at its highest point in NJ. Perhaps the leader will allow a mi round trip diversion to the Monument to savor the view from the base, before we drop down off the Kittatinny Ridge to Rt-519 and the cars. Shuttle Required

Leader: Paul Ferlazzo            973-979-2010               [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM       AT Parking, 980 Greenville Rd (Rt-519), Wantage NJ 07461

From I-287 Exit 52: Take Rt-23 North 33 mi toward High Point. At the intersection before climbing up the big hill, follow Rt-519 as it turns north toward Greenville, NY. Follow Greenville Rd (Rt-519 N) 2 mi to small AT Parking on the left.  GPS (41.3290, -74.6432)

Note! If late or lost see below!

We will be leaving some cars at AT Parking, 980 Greenville Rd. (Rt-519), Wantage NJ 07461   GPS (41.3290, -74.6432)

After the Shuttle we will start at AT Parking Lot, Deckertown Turnpike, Sussex, NJ 07461 GPS (41.2523, -74.6893)


Saturday       November 17, 2018          Brooklyn Hike                    Moderately Strenuous

This city walk thru Brooklyn will start at Greenwood Cemetery & end in Prospect Park. Points of interest will include Overlook Hill & maybe the Botanical Garden (entrance fee).

Leaders: Chris Davis              718-633-0928               [email protected]

               Guy Percival            973-590-7437               [email protected]

Meet: TBA            Penn Station NYC  

The co-leader (Guy Percival) will guide us, using the NYC Subway, to Brooklyn where we meet the leader (Chris).

Meet near the NJ Transit waiting area in Penn Station on the Men’s Restroom side. [Women’s Restroom is nearby.]


Sunday          November 25, 2018          Saddle Brook Park Walk                 Easy

A walk of about 4 miles total, along the Saddle Brook will help work off the effects of Thanksgiving Dinner on the waist. We will walk from Ridgewood to Glen Rock on the paved path have lunch and return. The leader will be on his Tyke

(3-Wheeled Bike) due to his overindulgence on Thanksgiving Day! 

Leader: Charlie Kientzler        973-906-9325 (Cell)               [email protected]                                                                                                

Meet: 10:00 AM Saddle River County Park-Wild Duck Pond, 1133 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

From Garden State Pkwy Northbound, Paramus, Exit 163: Take Rt-17 north 2.1 mi to Ridgewood Ave exit. Bear right on loop and turn toward Ridgewood (crossing over Rt-17) on E. Ridgewood Ave. Continue 1 mi westward to the Park Entrance. Park at the first large parking area located just after the maintenance building. Toilets nearby! GPS (40.9740, -74.0958)


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