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Thunder Mountain Skeet & Trap
Welcome to Thunder Mountain. Located in Ringwood State Park, we are the closest shooting range to NYC, only 25 miles from the Tappan Zee Bridge. Thunder Mountain is a shotgun & clay target only shooting range that is open to the public. No experience or licensing required. Just show up and shoot!Thunder Mountain is open year round and is equipped with lighting for night shooting. After lunch, we will hike "Cape Fly Away Loop" at Palisades Interstate Park. This relatively short hike makes a great introduction to Palisades hiking for hikers of all ages. Begin at the Kearney House at the north end of the Alpine Picnic Area. Head north up the white-blazed Shore Trail behind Alpine Pavilion. This is the steepest section of your trip, but it soon levels off at the intersection with the orange-blazed Closter Dock Trail. More here... Location: Palisades Interstate Park, NJ Duration: 1.5 hours at moderate pace Distance: 3 Miles Difficulty: 2 out of 10 Views: 4.0 out of 5 (Hudson River and Palisades Cliffs) Trail Map: http://www.njpalisades.org/pdfs/trailmapMiddle.pdf Depart Date: Shown above; Please arrive 15 minutes earlier. Depart 9:30 AM from NYC: (Fresh 2 Go) Northwest corner of West 43rd St. & 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (Map) Subway lines (Times Sq-42 St): A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S. Return: Expect to depart at 5:30 PM & get back to Manhattan around 6:30 PM. Cost: $65 Early Birds when booking 7 days in advance or first 7 spots whichever comes first; $75 Regular afterward Includes: 25 ammos, 25 targets, gun and instructor, $3 tips for instructor, hiking at Palisades, tolls and parking fee at the park, round trip luxury Benz van transportation from Manhattan and a bottle of water. Buy Ticket Here: https://jul282019clayshoot.eventbrite.com/ YOUR SPOT IS NOT CONFIRMED UNTIL YOUR PAYMENT IS RECEIVED. What to bring: Extra bottle of water, sunblock, comfortable clothes, and attitude to learn. Maximum: 15 Refund Policy: * $10 processing fee if cancelled 7 days in advance * 50% refund if cancelled 3 days in advance * No refund for cancellation or no show within 3 days. * Full refund if the trip has to be cancelled After the shooting, we will lunch together at a local restaurant. Click the link to Thunder Mountain Skeet & Trap Shooting Center Pictures from the Previous Trips: http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26099463/ http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26242585/ http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26361344/ http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26536051/ By RSVP'ing "Yes", you and your guest(s) are accepting the terms to the Waiver & Release of Liability set forth by NYC Active Young Singles.
Storm King Mountain Storm King Mountain is along the west bank of the Hudson River south of Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. Together with Breakneck Ridge on the opposite bank of the river it forms "Wey-Gat" or Wind Gate, the picturesque northern gateway to the Hudson Highlands. Its distinctive curved ridge is the most prominent aspect of the view south down Newburgh Bay, from Newburgh, Beacon, and the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. It can also be seen by southbound travelers on nearby sections of the New York State Thruway. This view was popular with early artists of the Hudson River School, and helped give them their name. Location: Cornwall, NY GPS Trail Head Coordinates:[masked], [masked] e Distance: 2.5 miles, loop Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours at moderate pace Total Elevation Gain: 893 ft. Max Elevation: 1,385 ft above sea level Difficulty: 6 out of 10 (moderate hike with a few very steep sections) Views: 4.5 out of 5 (Hudson River, Hudson Valley, Breakneck Ridge) Highlights: Awesome views from several overlooks ) GPS goodies: Google Terrain map of hike route For this hike, we will start at parking area (P) located at Route 9W. * Left to Orange (O) trail (BUTTER HILL); Overlook: Ruin * Right to Yellow (Y) trail; Overlook: Butter Hill * Right to stay on (Y) trail when intersecting Blue (B) trail * Left to stay on (Y) trail second intersection with (B) trail; Overlook: Breakneck Ridge & Hudson River * Left to White (W) trail; * Left to stay on (W) trail when intersecting (B) trail; dash line back to parking area Wine Tasting & Tour After hiking and having lunch at a local restaurant, we will have wine tasting & tour nearby. Experience the enigmatic atmosphere of Winery by taking a leisurely stroll through our vast network of underground cellars. Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America. Our team of knowledgeable guides will reveal the secrets of these mysterious vaults and keep you amused with tall tales of folly and tragedy. The tour will get you well acquainted with the complete wine making process and you will feel like an expert in the field. Depart Date: Shown above; Please arrive 15 minutes earlier. Depart 9:30 AM from Midtown NYC: (Fresh 2 Go) Northwest corner of West 43rd St. & 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (Map) Subway lines (Times Sq-42 St): A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S. Return: Expect to be back in Midtown NYC at 6:30 PM Cost: Early birds $49 when booking 14 days in advance or first 8 spots whichever comes first ; Afterward, Regular $59. Trip includes: Round trip transportation from NYC, Storm King Mountain hiking, one bottle of water, and wine tasting & tour: includes a tour, one tasting flight and a wine glass to keep (while supplies last). Buy Ticket Here: https://oct2019hikestormking.eventbrite.com/ Your spot is NOT confirmed until your payment is received. Requirements: 21+ only with Government Issued ID for wine tasting Maximum: 15 Pictures from Previous Trip: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/27060151/ https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/28245999/ Refund Policy: * $10 processing fee if cancelled 14 days in advance * 50% refund if cancelled 7 days in advance * No refund for cancellation or no show within 7 days * Full refund if the trip has to be cancelled By RSVPing "Yes", you and your guest(s) are accepting the terms to the Waiver & Release of Liability set forth by NYC Active Young Singles.
Tandem Hang Gliding We are returning to have tandem hang gliding with Hangar 3. We have been to Hangar 3 each of last five years and it was certainly a blast! Hang gliding grants man his primal wish to soar with the condors. Since recorded thought man has dreamed of having wings and hang gliding makes that dream come true. Imagine flying like an eagle. You are thousands of feet above the earth’s surface. Although the air is brisk, the view is stunning and the feeling is exhilarating. You seek out updrafts of air to keep you flying so that you marvel in the view for as long as you can. This is hang gliding. Tandem hang gliding offers you the same experience within the guide of an experienced professional. Tandem hang gliding in New York allows for some of the finest moments you can experience in the air. It’s Tandem Hang Gliding New York! Learn more here... The morning will start with a safety briefing and instruction, and you will be towed in a tandem hang glider to 2,500 ft above ground with an 'USPHA' rated tandem instructor at your side, then release to fly freely like a bird and land safely on wheels. They video each flight with an on board camera. (Video costs additional $40) Depart Date: Shown above; Please arrive 15 minutes earlier. Depart 8:30 AM from NYC: (Fresh 2 Go) Northwest corner of West 43rd St. & 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (Map) Subway lines (Times Sq-42 St): A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S. Return: Depart around 3:30 PM after lunch & expect to be back in Midtown NYC at 5:30 PM Cost: Early Birds $209 with $59 deposit (includes donuts, drinks & transportation) when booking 14 days in advance; Afterward, Regular $229 with $79 deposit; Bring balance of $150 cash on the event date. Video CD costs $40 additional. Bring $5 cash tips for the hang gliding instructors. Buy Ticket Here: https://oct2019tandemgliding.eventbrite.com/ Your spot is NOT confirmed until your payment is received. Weight:[masked]lbs Items to Bring: Comfortable cloth, sun-glass, sun screen, & camera. Bring the following to do while waiting: books, cards, board games and video games. Amenities: Picnic tables, swing set, large chess set, and lots of fresh air Included: Certified guides, tandem hang gliding, instruction, donuts & water bottle, & luxury round trip MB Sprinter transportation from NYC. Maximum: 14 Official Site: http://www.hangar3.net/ Refund Policy: * $20 processing fee if cancelled 14 days prior to the event date * Refund 50% of deposit fee if cancelled 7 days prior to the event date * Afterward, no deposit refund for cancellation or no show; however, spots can be transferred to your friends with $20 processing fee * Full refund if the event has to be cancelled My First Tandem Hang Gliding Video: https://youtu.be/Bbv_A9TIW7A Pictures from previous tandem hang gliding events: 2011: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/2106231/ 2012 A: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/9395892/ 2012 B: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/11331722/ 2013 A: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/15573582/ 2013 B: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/17926722/ 2014 A: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/22858152/ 2014 B: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/25184362/ 2015 A: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26209639/ 2015 B: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/26469250/ 2016: https://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/27021456/ By RSVP'ing "Yes", you and your guest(s) are accepting the terms to the Waiver & Release of Liability set forth by NYC Active Young Singles.