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AT Series: Vernon (NJ 94) to Hewitt (NY-NJ State Line)

  • Nov 2, 2013 · 9:00 AM
  • Appalacian Trail Parking Lot

Join us for a 9+ mile section hike along the Appalachian Trail. Our trek will feature descending 1000' on Wawayanda Mountain over the stone steps of the Stairway to Heaven. Take a blue blaze detour to Pinwheel Vista and marvel at a great view of NJ's farmland - a patch quilt of color; spectacular views westward toward the Kittatinny Ridge as well as to the north with the Shawangunks and the Catskills. The ridge line has large boulders and pudding stones; over-the-ankle boots are recommended. Be prepared for several muddy/wet areas.  Bring water/lunch/snacks - wear ORANGE as a precaution. Group size limited; refer to AT NJ Section 1 map. Meet at 9am sharp; all participants must be willing to help shuttle hikers and drivers. Contact the L for additional information.

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  • mark l.

    Thanks for the best hike ever!

    November 4, 2013

  • Ann R.

    Excellent hike, thanks Terry! And the bear was a bonus

    November 4, 2013

  • Adrian

    Terry - thanks for leading another great hike; and thanks to Terry & Steve for putting up some excellent photos.

    November 3, 2013

  • ela

    thank you Terry ! It was beautiful hike .....

    November 3, 2013

  • Terry B

    Thank you all for joining me on a beautiful fall day along the AT. Our trek had an unexpected visitor which made it even more memorable. Thanks to Carl for leading his group and Steve for being our sweep. The after-hike was great as always. Looking forward to future adventures.

    November 3, 2013

  • Steve L.

    Thanks, Terry for another wonderful hike. Beautiful day, nice scenery,
    and a great group of hikers. Who could ask for more???

    November 2, 2013

  • Scott S

    This one also sounds great, but i am now overbooked w a Sunday hike as well. Take my spot Steve Leibrock!

    October 27, 2013

  • Nina R.

    Thanks Terry!!! Refreshments afterwards, I presume? :)

    October 24, 2013

  • Nina R.

    This one I can make! If you have room for me, I can help drive.

    October 23, 2013

    • Terry B

      OK - sign up and I'll work on the wait-list next week. Looking forward to seeing you.

      October 23, 2013

  • Brian D.

    If anyone is coming up from the Philly area, I would be willing to carpool.

    October 13, 2013

    • Brian D.

      I was thinking we leave at 6 AM

      October 16, 2013

    • Brian D.

      Yea, I suppose so. How about 5:30 to be on the safe side?

      October 17, 2013

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