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NOTE: Hudson Valley Hikers Events are by RSVP only on events posted to the calendar. Any other activity with members that is organized offline, in Meetup Discussions, or private messages; is not sanctioned by Hudson Valley Hikers and participation is at your own risk. Please contact Meetup directly if you have any questions or concerns.

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Upcoming events (5)

BIKE AND BREW - WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON BREW PUB SERIES

Walkway Over The Hudson Parking

Come and join HVH for a beginner ride on the Walkway over the Hudson. The ride will be at an easy pace of approximately 10 miles an hour and will last for approximately 2 hours. Afterwards we will be going to the Zeus Brewing Co for some post ride food and libations. You may opt to meet the group at the brewery between 7:30pm and 7:45 pm. Awesome libations and great food ! The adress for the Zeus Brewing Co is 178 Main Street Poughkeepsie NY. The meetup will begin promptly at 5:35 PM at the Walkway over The Hudson parking lot located at 49 Parker Avenue Poughkeepsie NY. COVID RULES APPPLY PLEASE BRING A MASK TO RIDE ON THE WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON Lastly, please be considerate and update your RSVPS accordingly meaning please don't bail the day of the event weather excepted of course. Your Host Gary

Popolopen Torne - Monday Evening Hike

708 Rte 9W

Join us for a quick-paced loop trail up to the amazing 360 degree views at Popolopen Torne. Please read the entire hike description and make sure you have the meeting point location clear. This is not a beginner hike, and hikers should be comfortable with steep inclines, a quick pace, and some short scrambles. The hike is located near Bear Mountain, off of 9W, and is similar in difficulty and length to the regular Monday Night Bear Mountain hike. We will meet at the Fort Montgomery Hikers Overflow Lot. It is on 9W about 1/4 mile north of the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site. The historic site is closed right now, but 1/4 mile north of there is a overflow lot meant for hikers on the same side of the road that fits about 20 cars. We will park and start the hike at the overflow site. GPS coordinates for the parking location that you can paste into Google Maps for directions are:[masked], [masked]. From the parking lot, we will walk along 9W about 1/4 mile south to the start of the blue 77/79 trail and take that up the Popolopen Torne peak to enjoy some beautiful views. We'll rest there for about 15-20 minutes and continue the blue trail a bit further. We'll then make a sharp left turn onto the red trail to loop back to the parking, along the Popolopen creek. At the end of the red trail, it's about 2/5 of a mile back to the parking location on 9W. While most of the hike is pretty tame, it does involve a bit of a steep climb up to Torne with a small scramble, but the view payoff is beautiful and worth it! Total Distance: ~5 miles Total Time: ~3 hours, 15 minutes (including a break at the peak) Total Elevation: ~1100 feet Make sure you have a copy of the Harriman map #119 (or know the route), a working headlamp, and 1-2 liters of water. 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.

Mohonk's "Lost City" area - hike & crevice/cave exploration

Mohonk Clove Road Parking Lot

**Read full description before signing up. Contact: Mike Clancy[masked] Mohonk Preserve: Mohonk is not a state park. The non-profit Preserve charges a $15 fee for day use. The ranger at the parking lot will have passes. 12-month passes are also available http://www.mohonkpreserve.org/join) The Hike: This popular event is not a long hike and is more about experiencing the rock scrambles, ledges, cliffs, cave-like areas and many crevices of the "Lost City" area. One should be comfortable with these type activities before signing up! * We'll meet at the Coxing trailhead and parking lot which is on Clove Road one mile north of Rt. 44/55. From the parking lot kiosk, we'll head west into the woods on the Blue SRT trail. We'll then make a right onto the Yellow Kings Lane trail and stay on that for a short ways to the start of the rock scrambles. For several hours, we'll climb through, under and over a number of unique crevices and rock features. We'll take breaks at the top of a couple cliffs that afford nice views. Once back at the parking lot, swimming is available across the street at Split Rock. The cool, clear waters of the stream and swimming hole offer a great place to cool down and relax. Distance: About 5 miles (Most of our event will be spent exploring the crevices). Duration: Approx 5 hours Difficulty: Tough for some but lots of fun. Be prepared to use upper body strength climbing up ledges and through passageways. ***Please don't sign up if you can't handle heights, closed spaces or tight rock formations. Gear: Headlamp; scrambling/garden gloves are helpful. Footwear with good soles for scrambling. Water and lunch/snacks. Map: NY-NJ Trail Conference Map 105 for Shawangunks; Avenza app; similar maps or systems ************ 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.

Breakneck Wednesday Hike!

Breakneck Ridge

FLEXIBLE START TIME!!!! WE DO NOT START IN A GROUP AT THE SAME TIME. ***FAST AFTER WORK HIKE! CURE FOR THE COMMON WORK WEEK! FLEXIBLE START TIME! *** ***READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION BEFORE ATTENDING! Note to first-timers, if you have never attended this hike before please sit this one out and join us on one of the times we do it on a weekend.*** Use this link for directions to the trailhead: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=41.445686,-73.979446&num=1&t=h&z=17 Make sure you have a copy of the map, a headlamp, a charged cellphone, and 1 liter of water, minimum. Going up the white trail (BR), then left on red (BB) and left on yellow (WM). https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/HudsonHighlandsTrailMapNorth.pdf We will spend some time socializing at a lookout point just before the junction of the Red trail before our descent. Please start earlier if you think you will take longer. Note that the park closes at sunset so our goal is to get back to our cars well before it becomes dark. That said, you MUST bring a headlamp just in case. If you run into any trouble, call me immediately on my cell which is listed in the description. Total distance is 3.1 miles approx. and we expect to finish in around 1.5-2 hours. The elevation gain is almost 1400' so be prepared to climb, especially in the steep beginning. Though a short hike, this is widely considered to be one of the most strenuous hikes in the lower Hudson valley, hence why it takes so long to complete. Park in the large lot 0.2 miles NORTH of the tunnel. Richard[masked]

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