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Bearfort Mountain /Snowshoe 4.5 miles

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  • Mileage: 4.5 Microspikes are a must, depending on snowstorm on Thursday, Snowshoes maybe necessary. Poles can be helpful

    - Moderate to challenging. Rugged, rocky, with some decent scrambling areas. The initial part of the trail up is steep, multiple elevation changes..


    This loop hike traverses the Bearfort Ridge, with its unusual puddingstone conglomerate rock and pitch pines growing out of bedrock, passes through a rhododendron tunnel, and comes out on the shore of Surprise Lake.


    Gear: micro spikes/snowshoes


    Time: 10:00am

    4 hours - this a good estimate if all goes right.




    4.5 miles

    Route Type:



    Dogs Allowed on leash


    Abram Hewitt State Forest


    Bearfort Ridge and Wawayanda Region



    For a complete hike description a route directions please visit

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could make it for this hike.

    February 14, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I meant this is a hike not a snow show event. I will go to the reservation on Saturday and go over the path.
    Let you all know.

    February 13, 2014

  • Bob

    Steven if you have concerns about this hike, it is your prerogative to choose not to go, as the leader of this event, I don't feel you need to concern yourself with the consensus of this group.

    February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anyone willing to hike in 14" of snow??

    February 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Read above. You can rent snowshoes at REI or EMS.

      February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Need a group consensus

    February 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I thought Bob was the hike leader.

      February 13, 2014


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