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Sterling Forest 1/2 Lake Loop
1/2 Sterling Lake Loop - Walk the easier portion of the trail - starting @ the visitors center and wandering 1/2 way around the lake to the beach and back on the same trail. Open dog swim at the beach ~ no human swimming! Bring snacks to enjoy at the beach while our BFF's swim. Details of the hike below: Hike: Sterling Lake Loop Park: Sterling Forrest State Park Distance: 4+ miles Level: Moderate (not tough at all, gentle ups n downs) Dogs: Allowed, must be leashed Meet outside the visitor’s center at 10 a.m. sharp! - Parking is across the street from the center. CAUTION: Beware of the weekend traffic caused by the Woodbury Commons. Plan accordingly and don't be late! Rainy or generally crappy weather will postpone this hike till a later date. Please email me your cell # if I don’t already have it and I'll send you mine. No need to RSVP if you cannot attend. $2 Meetup fee, please and thank you! Notable quote: If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough. Mario Andretti ****** When hiking you are responsible to research the event, know the area and bring the proper gear, supplies, clothing, first aid, and lights. For information on equipment, what to wear, health and safety while hiking, etc. visit the NY NJ Trail Conference website @ www.NYNJTC.org (http://www.nynjtc.org/) You should review trail maps and trail features carefully before starting any hike. Understanding the topography of a hike is key to your knowing where you are, where you're going, and how to get back. Liability Waiver: This is a fun and interesting group of people that enjoy hiking and socializing. It is not organized by a professional hiker nor is the organizer(s) responsible for you or your behavior. Hiking or other activities have inherent risks. Your participation in our hikes or other events could be dangerous and can result in serious injury including medical emergencies or worse. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps or any other situation that may happen at an event. You agree to participate in this event completely at your own risk and to take full responsibility for your own safety and well-being, including those of your guests. SOCS does not provide liability insurance for the protection of any individual who participates in any of our events. All members are required to sign a Waiver of Liability in order to participate in our events. This document can be found as an attachment in the tab titled "MORE" at the top of the page. Please bring the signed original with you to participate in these events. Only one document per person is needed. Copies of these documents will be kept on file by the organizer. Your attendance at an event signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. We just organize the event(s) - you are responsible for yourself and you are your own leader!

Sterling Forest State Park

116 Old Forge Rd · Tuxedo, NY

Respond by: 10/26/2018

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    What we're about

    This is a group of young at heart, like minded people who at 50+ years of age enjoy a wide range of activities in Orange County and the surrounding areas. If you like to be outside more than indoors this is a great meetup to be part of (although we do have indoor activities too). We're all about fellowship through hiking, walking, listening to live music, brewpubs, sharing a bottle of vino at a local winery, etc., etc. PLUS ~ you don't have to be single to be a part of this awesome group ~ everyone is welcome!

    Events will vary throughout the seasons and suggestions are encouraged. Meetup fees cover the cost of the membership and will be determined by the event coordinator. On occasion, our meetup dollars are donated to support local charities.

    All members are required to sign a Waiver of Liability in order to participate in our events. This document is listed below "Southern OC Singles Legal Disclaimer - Waiver of Liability". Please cut and paste the text into a word doc, print, sign and give a copy to the event coordinator at your first meetup. Copies of these documents will be kept on file by the organizer.

    Thanks for your cooperation - Carol Ann

    Favorite quote by Dr. Seuss:

    Oh, the Places You'll Go!

    "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go..."

    Southern OC Singles Legal Disclaimer

    Waiver of Liability

    All members and their guests are required to sign this document in order to participate in any event organized by Southern OC Singles. Your signature on this document signifies that you have read, agree to and accept the terms of this liability waiver. The signed document applies to any and all events organized by Southern OC Singles.

    You are responsible for yourself. When you sign up for this group or any of the events organized by this group, you agree that you have read and understand the information below. When you join Southern OC Singles for a hike or any other event, 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. This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, or any other members of the group responsible or liable for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at an organized event.

    The Southern OC Singles Meetup 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.

    Your attendance on a hike or any event signifies that you have read, signed and accept the terms of this liability waiver. By signing up for this group or any event you understand that you are attending all events AT YOUR OWN RISK. Organizers, Assistant Organizers and members of this group are just that, we organize and participate in the events and hikes together as friends. There are no leaders on these hikes or events; you are responsible for you and you are your own leader.

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