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Catskill 3500 SERIES: Blackhead Range and Windham / 4 PEAKS-

 

Catskill 3500 SERIES

HUGE 8 peak weekend

Camp Baker is open Saturday night- room for 4 tents in my back yard

Blackhead Range Followed by Eastern Devil's Path!

Let's get 4 Catskill Peaks in a day!! 
Saturday- Thomas Cole - Black Dome - Black Head - Windham High Peak
(includes Acra Point and Burnt Knob)

Sunday (must RSVP for Sunday's hike seperatly)-  Plateau, Sugarloaf, Twin, Indian

 

 

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Meet up Time and location:  
Trail Head at 7:30 - Departing promptly at 7:45am
Map to trail head: http://goo.gl/maps/O6gfA

(ALL HIKERS MUST MEET AT THE BARNUM RD PARKING AREA AT 7:30) We will then carpool to the trailhead. Barnum is the car spot parking lot.


 

Come on aspiring 35r's! Join HVH on this aggressive 8 peak weekend!

The Stats:
Distance: 15 Mile loop 
Elevation gain: 4,500 Feet 
Time: 7-8 hours

 

**Know the route! Own a map! Know your way out!

This is a long hike over tough terrain, the group (obviously) may end up splitting up as it sometimes does on these tougher hikes. This is YOUR HIKE! Hike at your pace and enjoy the day. Some of the best views and steeper climbs can be found on this trek.

Know the opt out spots in case you can't finish. I will have a map with this information available at the start of the hike


 

You will find Blackhead to be among the most rewarding climbs in the Catskills.

More Info: 
We will be spotting a car the the Barnum Road Parking lot- Then driving to the lot at Peck Road (Only about 3 miles away)


More info:http://www.catskill-3...
More: http://www.highpeaksc...

http://www.catskillhiker.net/Catskill35/peak_list.shtml

We are hiking Clockwise starting with Windham.

 

 

One of the steep climbs:

 

The group at one of the very nice viewpoints:

 

Group Size: If the total number of hikers exceeds 20 we will split up into smaller groups separated by at least 1 mile (rules).


 

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.


 

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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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  • M W.

    nice day....challenging hike .....some good views. Real wet from hefty rains night before.

    May 17, 2014

  • Anas

    Driving from the city if anyone wants to carpool.

    May 16, 2014

    • Anas

      sorry .. last minute change in plans

      May 16, 2014

  • Intaba L.

    Hmmmm. I'm gonna bail; just to be on the safe side. I've been hiking alone a lot recently. :-P

    May 14, 2014

  • M W.

    rain or shine correct? streams along the way ? or carry all fluids from the start

    May 12, 2014

    • Chris D.

      There is water from a stream at the Batavia kill shelter. Maybe .25 miles off the escarpment trail. No reliable sources that I can think of the route.

      1 · May 12, 2014

    • Dorothy

      don't forget, Baker, the Weather Maker (aka Matt Nuss) is an Asst Organizer .. he can make it happen..whatever weather you desire :D

      May 14, 2014

  • Chris B.

    Weather: Sunny and 70. This hike is on as planned.

    May 14, 2014

  • Esben

    Hey, anyone leaving from NY and who has room in their car? Would be happy to split the gas/toll.

    May 7, 2014

    • Esben

      Hey, I'm still looking for a ride but it doesn't look like anyone is leaving from NYC. I might see if there's another hike available this weekend.

      May 14, 2014

  • M W.

    any cheap places up that way to stay ....hostels ? I'm doing the eastern devils on Sunday and don't want to drive home and back the next morning

    May 13, 2014

    • Chris D.

      Snowed Inn in tannersville. Nice owners, cheap rates, fairly clean.

      May 13, 2014

  • Intaba L.

    Hi Chris!
    I'm not sure I'm up for this. I know I can do it, but definitely more slowly than you HVH speedsters.

    May 13, 2014

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