Contact: Mike Clancy [masked]
The Hike: This hike is perfect for those who just want an early workout OR use it as a perfect warm-up to the Lisa Cohen support hike that starts at 10am. (sign up for that as well). We will start at the parking lot located at the south side of the ice rink. We'll start hiking at 8am so please arrive a few minutes early. We'll head over the the AT (behind the Inn) and take the AT up to Perkin's Memorial Tower. After taking in the views, we'll head back down by the same trail. If you've signed up for 10am Lisa Cohen hike, we can meet those hikers in the same lot.
The hike to the tower is a continuous uphill and can be strenuous for some.
Distance: Approx. 4 mile up and back
Elevation gain: Approx. 1,200 feet.
Duration: Approx 1.75 hours
Gear: Microspikes may be needed; Water/snacks. Poles may be helpful
Map: NY-NJ Trail Conf. Map #119 or similar
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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