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Upcoming events (4+)

Fall Foliage @ Shenandoah National Park Weekend Trip

Needs a location

COST:
Airbnb: $45 per person per night

PAST EVENT: https://www.meetup.com/nycasianmeetup/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=27389710

MEETUP LOCATION:
TBA

DESCRIPTION:
Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is a land bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and quiet wooded hollows. With over 200,000 acres of protected lands that are haven to deer, songbirds, and black bear, there's so much to explore...and your journey begins right here!

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Via Ferrata @ Nelson Rock
  • Hiking @ McAfee Knob via Appalachian Trail
  • Hiking @ Old Rag Mountain
  • Hiking @ Stony Man via Appalachian Trail
  • Caving @ Luray Caverns
  • and Etc.

DISCLAIMER:
When you RSVP "Yes" to an event, or participate in an event, please understand that you are responsible for your own safety and well-being, and will hold no one else liable in case of personal injury or any mishap. You agree not to hold the meetup group's organizer, assistant organizers, event organizers, hosts, or any other group members responsible for any injuries or issues that may occur at any time before, during or after an event. You are personally responsible for obtaining essential information about an event, making necessary preparations for participating in the event, and ensuring your own safety and well-being. Your RSVP of "Yes" on the event page or attendance of an event signifies your full understanding and acceptance of the terms of this liability waiver. We reserve the rights to limit this event to physically fit people.

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Harlem Valley rail trail foliage bicycle ride and Millerton village stop

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Want to get out of New York City and check out upstate New York area on a bicycle? Want to check out the Autumn foliage?

We will be riding on the Harlem Valley rail trail. NO CARS on the bike path! It's formerly railroad tracks that have been converted to a walking and bike path. So it's very flat. The path is all asphalt. All types of bicycles are welcome as long it complies with the Harlem Valley rail trail's rules.

Harlem Valley rail trail website: https://www.hvrt.org/

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/102884970
We will be riding up to at most 37 miles round-trip total. Rides are usually 10 mph on average, so this ride would be about four hours plus rest stops.

https://millertonnewyork.com/
We will stop by a small touristy village called Millerton for a short break. We could get some coffee, and sample some tea in a tea room. Maybe buy a magazine or local hiking guide books in a local bookstore. Hungry? There is an old-school diner and a cafe.

MEETUP LOCATION and TIME:
Grand Central Station main hall at 8:30AM near the big clock. Get the train tickets going from Grand Central Station to Wassaic. It's cheaper to get the tickets BEFORE boarding the trains.
Then we will take the MTA MetroNorth Harlem line leaving at 9:09AM, and arriving at Wassaic train station which is the last stop at 11:52AM.

MTA Metronorth Harlem Line train schedule in PDF:
https://new.mta.info/document/90486

Information for taking bicycles on board the trains: https://new.mta.info/guides/bikes

COST: Free, but the MTA Metronorth train tickets are not free.

RECOMMENDED ITEMS TO BRING:
• bicycle
• bicycle helmet (required for safety)
• lightweight bicycle lock. (optional, but highly recommended)
• bicycle bell or horn, bicycle lights,
• patch kit and bike pump
• smartphone / cellphone
• 1-2 Liters of water and/or sports drinks
• Snacks
• Sun Screen and/or bug repellant
• first aid kit

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For car drivers:

For those want to drive to the Harlem Valley rail trail to meet us, feel free to join us. Park at the MTA MetroNorth Wassaic train station. It is free parking on the weekends and Holidays.

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Time: 11:45 AM

Go to MTA's website for car parking for more info:
http://as0.mta.info/mnr/stations/stations.cfm##
then select the train station "Wassaic"

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Option: Start riding much earlier.
Meet all together at Grand Central Station at 6:30AM, and take the 7:09AM metronorth train. Arriving at Wassaic at 9:52AM. Start riding around 10AM.
Why leave earlier? To get more daylight to enjoy the outdoors.

Option: Ride this on October 08, 2022 instead of Oct 09?
It's going to be colder on Oct 09 Sunday, perhaps move it to a slightly warmer day?

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Excerpt from the Harlem Valley rail trail website:
"No horses or motorized vehicles are permitted, with the exception of electric mobility wheelchairs and e-bikes. Electric scooters and hover boards are not permitted. "

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NOTE: If there is a high chance of rain or fog, this event would be canceled.

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DISCLAIMER:
When you RSVP "Yes" to an event, or participate in an event, please understand that you are responsible for your own safety and well-being, and will hold no one else liable in case of personal injury or any mishap. You agree not to hold the meetup group's organizer, assistant organizers, event organizers, hosts, or any other group members responsible for any injuries or issues that may occur at any time before, during or after an event. You are personally responsible for obtaining essential information about an event, making necessary preparations for participating in the event, and ensuring your own safety and well-being. Your RSVP of "Yes" on the event page or attendance of an event signifies your full understanding and acceptance of the terms of this liability waiver. We reserve the rights to limit this event to physically fit people.

$5 Movie: Armsterdam

Needs a location

** Ticket is now on sale **
Participant must be fully vaccinated to join.
This is a prepaid event, sent payment by
Venmo "Egghuang" to confirm ticket.
$5 ticket and $5.50 include small popcorn & soda

Venmo EggHuang with your email or phone # I will sent you the ticket QR code. Movie time usually start 20min after the showtime.
Optional dinner before/after movie
If you need carpool let me know.

*** If you like any other movie/day/time at most AMC theater I have $8.50 e-tickets PM me

$5 Movie: Triangle of sadness

Needs a location

Participant must be fully vaccinated to join.
This is a prepaid event, sent payment by
Venmo "Egghuang" to confirm ticket.
$5 ticket and $5.50 include small popcorn & soda

Venmo EggHuang with your email or phone # I will sent you the ticket QR code. Movie time usually start 20min after the showtime.
Optional dinner before/after movie
If you need carpool let me know.

*** If you like any other movie/day/time at most AMC theater I have $8.50 e-tickets PM me

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Dim sum: House of Joy

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