Jul 13, 2013 · 11:00 AM
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Distance: 7 Miles
Length: 3.5 -4 hours
Things to bring: 3-4 liters of water, snacks, lunch, hat, hiking boots
Warning this hike will not have a sweeper meaning it will be the individual hiker's responsibility to maintain pace with the group. Please be well aware of your level of fitness prior to attending this event.
Take the New York State Thruway North to Exit 15A. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto N.Y. Route 17 and head north, through Sloatsburg and Tuxedo. Continue for about 2.5 miles beyond the village of Tuxedo to a traffic light at the intersection of N.Y. Route 17A. Bear left at the traffic light and continue up the ramp, then turn left at the top of the ramp onto Route 17A. Follow Route 17A west for 5.5 miles to the parking area for the Sterling Ridge Trail, on the left side of the road, just beyond a green-and-white sign indicating a hiker crossing. Follow the dirt road past the gate (which is normally left open) to a large parking area in a grassy field.