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Catskills High Peaks: Big Indian/Fir Mountain

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  • SAVE THE DATE; DETAILS NEED TO BE UPDATED AND WILL BE DONE BY THIS WEEKEND 11/1.

    http://www.catskillhiker.net/Catskill35/peaks/fir.shtml

    Hiking through the Catskills is a must for anyone living in NYC. With over 35 peaks most of which reach 3500 in elevation, you're bound to get the challenge and reward all hikers seek. This was one of my most fulfilling backpacking experiences within the 50 states and definitely one that all can enjoy whether you're an moderate hiker or first time backpacker. It'll be around the peak of fall in the Catskills which means we're all in for a wonderful, new experience!

    For a sneak peak of the trail, click here.

    Miles:

    8.5-9 Miles over the course of 2 days/2 nights. Elevation gain ~2200.

    Difficulty

    Intermediate however we will be going at a leisurely pace (no more than 1mph).

    Weather:

    This event will happen with light rain or showers. If there are thunderstorms, we will look to reschedule.

    Recommended Equipment*:

    Trekking poles

    Polyester/synthetic hiking clothing - layers are recommended

    Rain jacket

    Hiking Boots/wool socks

    Headlamp

    Hat, Gloves

    2 1 liter bottles or 2-3 liter camel bag for water

    Water purifying tablets or a water filter

    Food for 2 days/2 night

    Stove, pots, utensils

    Transportation:

    We will carpool and passengers pick up the tabs on gas/tolls. If we do not have enough drivers we will rent a van and split the cost. Please post if you need a ride or can give a ride. Drivers please post on your RSVP state from where and how many passengers you can take.

     

    Disclaimer: You agree when you sign up that you are responsible for your own preparedness and well-being and will hold no one else liable in case of injury or mishap. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. Your attendance to an event signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. The complete liability waiver can be found on the PAGES section of this meetup site.

    Photos are courtesy of Alex B.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey hey! Since we're getting close to the date, I just wanted to check in if this is still happening. Will we be camping or staying at a cabin/hotel/lodge? Let me know if you need any help with planning or anything. I'm dying to get out of the city!

    February 22, 2014

  • Pranay T.

    Looking forward to it

    February 8, 2014

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