New Meetup: Meditation Hike

From: Crystal
Sent on: Sunday, August 29, 2010 2:52 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for NJ/PA/NY 20-30's OUT & ABOUT!

What: Meditation Hike

When: Sunday, September 12,[masked]:00 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Come out and join us for this group's first meditation hike at Pyramid Mountain in Boonton/Kinnelon, NJ! This hike is about 2-2.5 hours in length so you must be able to hike for that amount of time in order to attend. This hike is somewhere between a beginner and intermediate hike, depending on your previous hiking experience.
We will spend a few minutes getting centered and setting individual intentions for the hike. Once we begin, the first half of the hike will be in silence. There will be places to stop and sit and quiet the body as well as our voices along the way. Once we reach the half-way point the silence will end; the last half of the hike will be a social hike with plenty of time to talk, socialize and get to know each other. We will stop at the locally infamous Tri-Pod Rock before heading out of the woods. For all who care to join afterwords, we'll be heading into Denville to Mara's Cafe for some yummy nourishment. They have lots of choices for both meals/desserts. For more info, you can check out their website: http://www.marasdesserts.com

We will be meeting promptly at 1pm so please be early or on time.
Please make sure you wear hiking boots and bring water. Bring a snack if you think you may want one.
Please bring sunscreen/bug spray if you may need some.
You will find us in the parking lot
(not inside the visitor's center).
There are bathroom facilities available for those who need them.
This event will be canceled in the event of rain.
Please email questions to Crystal, your assistant organizer. Thanks!

The directions on the website are slightly incorrect, so please follow my directions below instead of those from the website:

Directions to Pyramid Mountain on county road 511:

Going North on Interstate 287:
Take Route 287 North to Exit 45 (Wootton Street). Proceed to the stop sign and turn LEFT onto Wootton. Pass under the highway. Go through the light and up the hill to the 4-way stop. Turn RIGHT onto Boonton Ave (County Road 511). After approximately 2.5 miles, you will be at the end of the road; make a right and then a quick left to stay on 511. After about another half mile turn LEFT into Pyramid Mountain entrance/parking lot; there is a sign marking the entrance.

Going South on Interstate 287:
Take Route 287 South to Exit 45 (Myrtle Avenue, Boonton). Turn LEFT onto Myrtle Avenue. Go to the second light. Turn RIGHT onto Wootton Street. Go up the hill to the 4-way stop. Turn RIGHT onto Boonton Ave (County Road 511). After approximately 2.5 miles, you will be at the end of the road; make a right and then a quick left to stay on 511. After about another half mile turn LEFT into Pyramid Mountain entrance/parking lot; there is a sign marking the entrance.

http://www.morrisparks.net/aspparks/pyrmtnmain.asp

RSVP to this Meetup:
http://www.meetup.com/NJ-PA-NY-OUT-ABOUT/calendar/14581491/

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