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Outdoors enthusiasts!!! The purpose of this group is to bring people together. People who like being outside, hiking, backpacking, camping, kayaking, cycling, mountaineering, skiing/riding, rock/ice climbing, caving, etc. This is an extremely active group with a full calendar and over 34,000 members!

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Upcoming events (5)

ADK 46 - Big Slide Mtn via The Brothers Hike!

The garden trailhead

We will hike Big Slide Mountain (4,239 ft), which boasts arguably one of the best summit views of the Adirondack 46 high peaks. This hike will follow an out-and-back route, over 3 shorter mountains called The Brothers. *** NOT a beginner hike! *** Mileage: ~ 8 mi Elevation gain: ~ 3,000 ft REQUIRED GEAR (MINIMUM) Hiking boots; non-cotton wicking clothing; enough food/water for the duration of the hike; insulating top and rain jacket (just in case); first aid supplies; GPS with appropriate trail junctions, turn-off points, summit locations, etc.; headlamp with extra batteries LEGAL DISCLAIMER & WAIVER OF LIABILITY You agree when you sign up for this group or any of its events that you have read and understand the following: If you join us for a hike or any other event, 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(s), Assistant Organizer(s), Event Organizer(s), Host(s), or any other member(s) responsible for any and all injuries, mishaps, or consequences arising therefrom, that may occur at a planned event. It is your responsibility to read the full event description, research the event, know the area and weather, and bring the proper gear and supplies. Hudson Valley Hikers does not provide liability insurance for the protection of individuals who may participate in any of the events planned by the Organizer(s), Assistant Organizer(s), Event Organizer(s), or Host(s). This release extends and applies to all injuries, losses, damages, and liability, whether to person, property, or otherwise, and whether known, anticipated, foreseeable, or otherwise, occurring at any time either prior to, during, or following the planned event. Your attendance at any planned event signifies that you have read, and that you understand and unconditionally accept, the terms of this disclaimer and waiver of liability. By signing up for this group or any of its planned events, you understand that any and all participation in planned events is AT YOUR OWN RISK. Organizers, Assistant Organizers, Event Organizers, and Hosts of this group are just that; there are no leaders on hikes or at any other planned events. You are your own leader.

Storm King North Point , Peekskill Brew Pub : Brew Pub Series

Storm King Mt South

Come join HVH for 4.7 mile loop @ Storm King Mt South. This will be a FAST paced hike. I will plan at stopping at trail junctions. This is a dog friendly hike. Please note this is NOT A BEGINNER HIKE as we move quite quickly The hiking plan will be provided at the trail head during the beginning of the hike. AGAIN THIS IS NOT A BEGINNER HIKE and it is a great workout. Social distance rules on effect. Lets have fun, get a great workout, and enjoy some beautiful views ! After the hike please join us for some great food and libation at the Peekskill Brew Pub. The Brew Pub portion of the meet up will begin approximately 7:45 PM LOCATION 47 S Water St, Peekskill, NY 10566 As usual peace love and happiness. BE WELL HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL @ THE EVENT. NOTE: You are responsible for bringing appropriate gear, supplies, clothing, first aid, and lights. You should review topographic maps and trail features carefully; understanding topography of any hike is key to your knowing where you are, where you're going, and how to get back. See suggestions for GEAR on the "About" page for additional gear ideas. 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 responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. Your attendance on a hike signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. Full waiver can be found on the ABOUT page.

Bear Mountain Monday - Sunset hike

Bear Mountain Inn

Join us for a faster paced workout at Bear Mountain. *This is not a beginner hike, as it is a quick-paced and steep climb with no sweep.* We will meet outside the Bear Mountain Inn. We'll ascend on the Major Welch trail (red circle). At the elevation peak, we will make a sharp right turn at the blue trail markers and then follow the AT trail South (white rectangle) to moon rocks for sunset. After spending a short break watching sunset, we will continue going on the AT South until we will make a left turn onto a paved road. After walking on the road for a short distance, we will then turn right to descend to the inn on the AT North (white rectangle). Faster hikers are not obligated to wait for slower hikers. You must feel comfortable completing the hike on your own should you fall behind or separate from the group. There is no sweep. If you are unsure whether or not this is for you, please message me with any questions prior to the day of the hike. MUST HAVES: 1) the Bear Mountain (or Harriman #119) map. **Avenza phone app recommended if you are unfamiliar with the route** - it's a free app and the Bear Mountain map download is free as well 2) a working/charged headlamp 3) 1-2 liters of water Please arrive by 5:25PM, as we will start the hike at 5:30PM, sharp. Distance: ~4 miles Elevation Gain: ~1200' Hike time: ~2 hours HUDSON VALLEY HIKER 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 responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. The Hudson Valley Hikers Club 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 a hike 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.

Mt. Beacon Fire Tower Sunrise Hike

Mt. Beacon Trail Head

Chris Fisher[masked] The Hike: Please read the entire description before signing up. Not recommended as a "first-ever" hike. The first mile is a steady, and somewhat strenuous, uphill that some hikers find difficult. Hikers should not overestimate his/her abilities. There is no "sweeper" following the last hiker(s). The hike starts at the posted time. This will be a moderately-paced hike (not slow.) Starting at the Mt. Beacon Park on Rte. 9D. We’ll zig-zag up the red Casino Trail for one mile. Then we'll continue east on the red trail and break off to the fire tower. After taking in the 360 degree views from the fire tower, we'll head back down via the same trails. (There are other trail options for the way back if anyone wants to extend his/her hike and add extra miles.) Distance: 4 miles Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours including stops Difficulty: Moderate; first mile is all uphill and can be strenuous for some; the final approach to the fire tower can also be strenuous for some; Elevation gain: Approx 1,500 feet Views: All directions Gear: Headlamp; Clothing for changing temps/wind; water; snacks Map: NY/NJ Trail Conference map for East Hudson trails; Avenza phone app for Hudson Highlands Park trails; or similar maps or apps. ********** HUDSON VALLEY HIKER 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 responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. The Hudson Valley Hikers Club 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 a hike 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 hike together as friends. There are no leaders on these hikes, you are your own leader - This is YOUR hike

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