weekend kickoff Breakneck / Fast paced morning hike

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This is a FAST paced morning hike. Self reliant hikers only. There will be no sweep. Not suitable for beginners. You should be comfortable hiking alone if necessary

From the Breakneck Trailhead on Rt. 9D, we will do the rock scramble up the white trail and take in the great views. We will stay on that trail to the Blue Trail. Descend on the Blue Trail, then make a right on Red back to Route 9D which will put us just south of the Tunnel.

Please arrive in time to start at 9:15.

Gear: moisture-wicking clothing recommended. Map: NY/NJ Trail Conf. Map #102 or other Hudson Highland map.

Distance: Approx. 4-4.3 miles

Elevation Gain: Approx. 1,850 feet.

Duration: 2.5 hours

This fun hike will be at a quicker pace for those who want to hike but have the rest of the day for other activities.

There will be several nice viewpoints along the trail. Bring a camera for some great photos! 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.