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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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We are the largest and most active outdoors Meetup group in the world!

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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Adirondacks Ice Fest/hiking/skiing

Whiteface Mountain

$200.00

Lets head up North for the Keene Valley Ice Fest! We can ski/ride Whiteface on Thursday the 17th and climb/hike rest of the weekend. If you have never ice climbed before, you can sign up for a clinic. Check out the Ice Fest clinics schedule here. https://www.mountaineer.com/mountainfest/ I'm renting a cabin in Wilmington near Whiteface for all four nights. The cost of the weekend includes the Whiteface lift ticket for Thursday 1/17

24$ SKI or SNOW BOARD at HUNTER MTN THURS JAN 17 "DISCOVER NY SKI DAY"

Direct link to DISCOVER NY SKI DAY Hunter Tickets https://iskiny.ltibooking.com/purchase-path/product-details/10237 www.iskiny.com Link above. FYI - I believe you have to buy in advance. Not the day of. Mid-week skiing at its finest! Great day to take a lesson! If you can't find us. - Lunch at 12 pm Apres' Ski inside for a brew at 4 pm. 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, SKI or Board (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 events, hikes, you are your own leader - This is YOUR event, hike.

Mt. Beacon Fire Tower sunrise hike ~ 4 miles

Mt. Beacon Trail Head

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). 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

Harriman State Park - Pine Meadow 10 mile loop hike - Train option

Reeves Meadow Visitor Center

Fast Pace hike Contact: hammering Howie[masked] Train: There is a train from Secaucus NJ that arrives in Sloatsburg. Difficulty: pace; 4 mph pace; Although we will not be running we will be Hiking so fast that we will likely go through approximately A 16th of the sole of our shoe by the end of the hike ..lol Well, got really but let's try anyway. Although there will be lots of up and Downs I'm not exactly sure what trails To complete our 10 mile loop so we will play it by ear. There will be lots of Short Hills and some Scrambles. Afterwards craft beers at the new Craft beer bar one block from Rhodes Tavern North Elev. gain: approx. 1,500 feet Gear: at least 40 ounces of water hiking boots or appropriate shoes bug spray food ********** 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.

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Mt. Beacon Fire Tower sunrise hike ~ 4 miles

Mt. Beacon Trail Head

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