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HOAGies 8th Anniversary Hike: FISHKILL RIDGE LOOP Winter Hike
Since January of 2010 New York Hiking and Outdoor Aventure Group "HOAGies" have built long-lasting friendships across the US and abroad. Adventures have included caving, rock climbing, cycling, sailing, camping, community service projects, social events and much much more. The LEADERS have come and gone but the HOAGies remain one of the most diverse, fun and social groups out there. Welcoming a multitude of nations, cultures, and background is what makes this group special. Let us celebrate the HOAGies 8th year anniversary and all its accomplishments with a hike up Fishkill Ridge and some cheer afterwards. WHERE TO MEET: Trails Overview: We will be covering the majority of the park with the exception of two small sections of the Stillman trail. Use West Hudson Map Set Mileage around 8 miles. Time 4-5 hours Bring head lamp just case Proper footwear no sneakers or other non hiking boots please ! microspikes or other foot traction device are a must for all winter hikes. It's WINTER make sure to bring 2 liters of water/trail food/snacks Microspikes NY HIKING & OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GROUP LEGAL DISCLAIMER Waiver of liability You agree when you sign up for this group or any of the events that you have read and understand the below. If you join us for a hike (or any other event), please understand 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 of the NY Hiking & Outdoor Adventure Group responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event or during transport to and from a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. When applicable, you should review topographic maps and trail features carefully. Understanding the topography of a hike is key to knowing where you are, where you're going, and how to get back. The NY Hiking & Outdoor Adventure Group does not provide liability insurance for the protection of individuals who may participate in any of the events planned by the Organizer or Assistant Organizers. This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability. Your attendance on an event signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. By signing up for this group or event you understand that you are attending all events AT YOUR OWN RISK. Organizers and Assistant Organizers of this group are just that, we organize the events and participate together as friends. We are not licensed guides and there are no leaders on these events. You are your own leader - This is YOUR event.

Mt Beacon Trailhead

783-779 Wolcott Ave. · Beacon, NY


What we're about

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This group is for people in the New York City, New Jersey, Upstate NY and surrounding areas that like to stay fit, be active and explore new places while having fun and meeting new people at the same time! Events range from Hiking, Camping, Rock Climbing, Rock Scrambling, Caving, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Zip-lining, Obstacle Course Mud Runs, Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Skydiving, Hang Gliding, Mountain Biking, Road Biking and Trail Running just to name a few. We are also open to suggestions of other activities you might like to see offered and we welcome new leadership that might help us expand our offerings to the group. From time to time we may also offer additional activities that may include Educational Workshops, Trips to Galleries & Museums, Urban Exploring, Meeting for Drinks (Socials), Salsa Dancing, Dining out and a wide variety of other possibilities.

Going on trips with like-minded friends is always more fun, and you'll find them here. We are a friendly, outgoing and quirky bunch who like to challenge ourselves and have a good time while doing it. Our group sizes tend to be smaller here compared to other meetups, but we feel you get to know people better and have a safer experience as a result. We welcome diversity, folks who can laugh and people who respect nature and all the beauty it has to offer us!

We do our best to keep our calendar busy with random and fun trips. Click Here ( to check out our Events Calendar. These trips include day outings, weekend road trips, vacations and other cross posted events with other similar meetup groups.

There is NO required membership cost for our group. If you're happy with the experiences you share with us we'd love for you to use the Chip In feature to help us offset the cost of hosting our group on You can use the green button marked "Chip in" on the left column of our page or follow this link:

Some events may require a fee that will be clearly stated in the description and may include the cost of gas and tolls for shared transportation.

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