Let's hike up to Storm King mountain and Butter hill from Route 218. This hike has more elevation gain than the loop from 9W, but we will be rewarded for our efforts with viewpoints on our way up as well as the stunning views from on top of the mountains.
Distance ~ 6 miles
Terrain Some sustained hill climbing. [masked]ft elevation gain. A little rock scrambling.
Is this hike right for you? Please only sign up only if you have done a couple of 6+ mile hikes with hills in the last 6 months and can keep a moderate pace. If you prefer a relaxed pace, flatter terrain hikes or are just getting back into hiking after the winter etc. please start off with a beginners/sociables hike.
Dogs No dogs
Guests This is a member's only event, writing +1 in your RSVP does not mean you have signed up a guest.
Trailhead info http://www.scenichudson.org/parks/stowell
Hiking map NYNJTC West Hudson
What to bring and wear: Bring water, lunch/snacks, first aid kit. Wear hiking boots, dress in layers and bring a rain jacket just incase. Hiking map - NYNJTC West Hudson map.
Cancellation notices: I will be monitoring the weather prior to the hike and if conditions are not good the hike is subject to cancellation. Please make sure to check your email/site prior to leaving for the hike, cancellation notices will be sent prior to 8.30 am if required.
Liability Waiver: This is a social group of like minded individuals that enjoy hiking, it is not organized by a professional hiker. Hiking or outdoor activities have inherent risks. Your participation in our hikes or other events could be dangerous and can result in serious injury, medical emergency, even death. By signing up for this event, you agree to participate completely at your own risk and to take full responsibility for your own safety and well being, including those of your guests.