Join us for a moderate hike through the western section of Bear Mtn SP. We will plan to meet at the Anthony Wayne SP parking area near the entrance kiosk, hike up to Cat's Elbow via the Timp-Torne and S-BM trails, up to the Timp via Timp Pass, then back via West Mtn and the S-BM, 1777 and Fawn trails. Rocky trails, beautiful scenic vistas and several long, sustained hill climbs along the way.
Distance: About 9-10 miles
Estimated Time: 5 - 6 hours
Google Map link to Anthony Wayne parking lot meeting spot: https://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=41.29788,-74.027178&hl=en&sll=41.297759,-74.026018&sspn=0.003595,0.005584&t=h&mra=mift&mrsp=1&sz=18&safe=strict&z=18
Map: NY/NJ TC#119. Available from EMS or the NY/NJ TC website. A trail map is required for this hike.
Weather: Rain or extreme cold cancels.
Guests: No guests. Every participant must be a member of WHMC. Hey, it's free to join!
Equipment: Sturdy hiking shoes. Water -- at least two liters. Hiking poles if needed. Headlamp or flashlight. Trail map. Fully charged cell phone. Warm clothing.
Dog policy: Dogs are welcome on this hike, but must be kept on leash and under control at all times.
Important Note: Be certain to check this webpage and your email prior to the hike for any last-minute changes or cancellations.
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