This hike is also in conjunction with the Hike New York State and Beyond meet up group. It was originally scheduled for 12/22/13, cancelled because of weather issues.
This 5.5 mile round trip will take us through Farmersville State Forest on the Finger Lakes Trail. We start at the southern end of the forest, hike to Huyck Road, the turn around and hike back. We will pick a nice spot in the forest for a lunch break.
This hike will take us over Cream Ridge. We will have total elevation gain and loss of about 650 feet.
We will meet at the southern trailhead, located near the intersection of Bush Hill Rd and West Branch Rd.
A waiver of liability will be required. You can download it, fill it in on your computer, then return it to me by email to [masked] - Failure to return the waiver will preclude you from participating in this hike.
For people interested in hiking, backpacking, and camping in Western New York. Hikes include both established trails and bushwhacking through state and county forest, and Allegany State Park.
We will explore places few people in western New York ever go. We have both slow exploratory hikes and faster exercise hikes.
Family friendly hikes focused on enjoying the outdoors, although some hikes might not be appropriate for children because of the length or difficulty.
All hikes, unless specifically noted otherwise, are appropriate for both beginners and experienced hikers. No special skills are required. No special equipment is required. Beginners will learn what equipment they should obtain as they go along.
However, there is an article under the Discussion tab about readily available items one should bring on all hikes. Bring what you can on your first hike. The experienced hikers in the group will be happy to offer advice about equipment you should consider obtaining if you continue with hiking and backpacking.