Schedule for September 2019 IHC home page
NOTE! The following events require advance registration or attention
Saturday Sept 7 to 14, 2019 Bike the Erie Canal
Saturday Sept 28 to Oct 5, 2019 Hike/Bike Acadia Maine Wait List
Sunday September 1, 2019 Lewis Morris & Jockey Hollow Exploration Moderately Strenuous
On this 8 mi. loop around and thru the various historic places, we shall revisit in our minds the hardships of the Continental Army during the winter of 1779-80. It was during this “cruelest winter” that twelve men often shared one of over one thousand simple huts built in Jockey Hollow to house the army.
Leaders: Guy & Jen Percival 973-590-7437 [email protected]
Meet: 9:30 AM Morristown National Historical Pk. Visitors Ctr. (Jockey Hollow), Morristown, NJ 07960
From: I-287 Exit 30: Go north on Rt-202 for 1.8 miles to
traffic light at Tempe Wick Rd. Go left (West) 1.4 miles to Park Entrance on
right. Proceed ½ mile to parking lot. GPS Park Entrance (40.7622, -74.5457)
Saturday September 7 to 14, 2019 Bike the Erie Canal Moderately Strenuous
We are going to bike the eastern end of the Erie Canal staying in Air B&B or Hotel where needed to make car shuttle manageable. Mileages are 23 -33 miles a day on all flat either light gravel or paved tow path.
Contact leaders for availability of openings.
Leaders: Guy Percival 973-590-7437 [email protected]
Craig Nunn 551-206-6823 [email protected]
Sunday September 15, 2019 Stonetown Circular Strenuous
This 10½ -mile hike on the edge of Norvin Green Park is famous both for views from all the peaks, and the serious ups and downs. Starting with Windbeam Mt, then Bear and Board we cross Stonetown Rd to ascend Harrison Mtn. too. Then Tory Rocks, reported to have been hideouts for Tory solders during the American Revolution are passed just before we exit by the firehouse.
Leader: Mike Roulier 201-522-0259 [email protected]
Meet: 9:00 AM Stonetown Recreation Parking Lot, Mary Roth Dr (Off Stonetown Rd), Ringwood, NJ. 07456
From I-287 Exit 55: Take Ringwood Ave. (Rt-511) (name changes to Greenwood Lake Tpk.) north 4 mi and turn left onto Westbrook Rd. Go westward 1½ mi on Westbrook Rd. to a "Y" intersection, turn right onto Stonetown Rd. Proceed ½ mi to Mary Roth Dr. on the left. Proceed in on Mary Roth to the Recreation Parking Lot. (GPS 41.0802, -74.3076)
Sunday September 22, 2019 AT #11— West Mombasha Rd. to Elk Pen Moderately Strenuous
This short 5.2-mile section of the AT has its ups & downs. First, it’s up and over Buchanan Mtn, then we skirt Little Dam Lake. After another road crossing the trail ascends Arden Mtn. at 1,180 ft. with limited views of where we started. Then as we start our descent, we see very famous steep Agony Grind below us. Crossing Rt-17, it is just a short walk along Arden Valley Rd. to the cars.
Leader: Paul Ferlazzo 973-979-2010 [email protected]
Meet: 9:00 AM Elk Pen Parking, Arden Valley Road, Southfields, NY 10975
From I-87 & I-287 Interchange Exit 15A: Take Rt-17 north about 13 miles to the Arden Valley Road entrance to Harriman State
Park, on the right. Turn right and proceed ½ mile to the road on the right that leads into the parking area. GPS (41.2654, -74.1535)
Note! If late or lost see below!
We will shuttle to the start at AT Parking on W. Mombasha Rd, 13 County Rd-91, Monroe, NY 10950 GPS (41.2700, -74.2148)
From Elk Pen: Go 1.8 mi on Rt-17 South to Orange Turnpike
CR-19 on right. On Orange Tpk. drive 0.8 mi to Bramertown Rd on left. Take
Bramertown Rd 1.7 mi to Jct with Benjamin Meadow Rd on left. Turning right and continue on Bramertown for ¾ mile to small
AT Parking on left. (Name changes to West Mombasha Rd at town line (good road)
and parking is 0.1 mi after town line.)
Saturday Sept 28 to October 5, 2019 Hike/Bike Acadia Maine Moderate/Moderately Strenuous
We are staying in Bar Harbor for the week taking the shuttle to Acadia National park. One day will be an optional kayak trip into the harbor combined with a walk across the bar at low tide. Bring your bike too! There are a lot of great carriage roads to travel. Need to contact leaders to go. Waitlisted at time of publication.
Leader Guy & Jen Percival 973-590-7437 [email protected]
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