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New Yorkers and outdoor enthusiasts:

Become part of the growing and wide-reaching MOB community today to participate in every outdoor acivity all four seasons imaginable:

- Day Hikes for both the leisure hikers and serious peakbaggers!

- Backpacking Trips

- Whitewater Rafting

- Snowtubing

- Skiing/Snowboarding

- Recreational Courses

- Rock Climbing

- Mountain Biking

- Camping

- Water ops!

- Unforgettable weekend trips that include a variety of aforementioned activities

Check out the events schedule for more.

Oh, did we mention wide-reaching? Activities include, but are not limited to:

- The White Mountains of NH

- Catskills and Adirondacks in the meetup's backyard Upstate

- Maine/Acadia

- Delaware Water Gap and other NJ/Lehigh Valley Hikes in the Poconos

- Yosemite National Park

- Mount Rainier

- The Sierras and Mt. Whitney!

- Right here in the City

Get started and join us on an endless trail to share the MOB mentality and some memorable adventures and experiences!

Upcoming events (5+)

Catskills - Black Dome Valley Cirque / 20 miles and ascent X,XXX ft

Black Dome Range Trailhead

2nd year in a row of the Black Dome Valley Cirque (THIS IS NOT A Trailhead to trailhead shuttle TAXI HIKE).I did this in light rain last year. Nice views. The cirque is broken into 2 parts. Part 1 Mountain trail hike ~15 miles Peaks tagged (in order) Thomas Cole Mtn 3,940 ft Black Dome Mtn 3,980 ft BlackHead Mtn 3,949 ft Arca Point 3,105 ft Burnt Knob 3,180 ft Windham High Peak Mtn 3,508 ft Part 2 A quiet road hike - 3.8 miles Total mileage = 19.8 miles Route review https://caltopo.com/m/M4E0 Notes: Bring, water (may be limited), rain stuff + pack cover!, lunch (1-2? yea really), snacks, definite food + water breaks, headlamp, Mosquito/tick spray etc.... Moderate pace No sweeping WSFV (Will Stop For Views) I can carpool 3 from ASTORIA, Queens

Northern Presidential Range (Brief Version)

Lowes gas station

This is for the next few weekends, with possible revision or cancel due to weather conditions. Day 1 - Day 1 - Meet at Lowes gas station ($2 parking fee paid inside the store) across from the Lowes Path trailhead. Hike up 3,000 ft in 3 miles to Gray Knob Cabin to spend the night. There is a $25/night for RMC Gray Knob Cabin (https://www.randolphmountainclub.org/sheltersinfo/grayknob.html). Day 2 - Hike up to any of the the 3 peak in the area with additional elevation gains: Adams (1,400), Jefferson (1,300), Madison (1,000). Hike back down the trail head. Must be prepare for extended periods of above tree-line exposure, ice and snow travel with microspikes and/or aggressive snowshoes with lots of teeth.

Colorado 14ers Peakbagging: Memorial Day Weekend!

Denver International Airport (DEN)

I am going back to Colorado for the third time around to bag a few more 14er peaks. ***************************************************** TENTATIVE ITINERARY: ***************************************************** FRI, 24 MAY 2019: Depart in the evening from NY to arrive in Denver. Upon arrival, we will pick up the rental car. Lodging: Overnight at a hotel in Denver, CO. ***************************************************** SAT, 25 MAY 2019: Leave early in the morning and head up to Leadville, CO, our base for the weekend. Hike Mt. Sherman (14,036') via West Slopes from Iowa Gulch Trailhead Elev: 12,000' Total Round Trip Distance: 4.5 Miles Total Elevation Gain: 2,150' Terrain Difficulty: Class 2 Exposure: 2 (mild) More Info: http://www.14ers.com/photos/peakmain.php?peak=Mt.%20Sherman ***************************************************** SUN, 26 MAY 2019: OPTION 1: Hike Mt. Elbert (14,433') (the highest peak in CO) via North-East Ridge Trailhead Elev: 10,040' Total Distance: 9 Miles Total Elevation Gain: 4,700' Terrain Difficulty: Class 1 Exposure: 1 (mild) More Info: (http://www.14ers.com/photos/peakmain.php?peak=Mt.%20Elbert) OPTION 2: Hike Mt. Massive (14,421') via East Slope Trailhead Elevation: 10,080' Total Distance: 15 miles Total Elevation Gain: 4,500' Terrain Difficulty: Class 2 (Moderate) Exposure: Moderate More Info: https://www.14ers.com/route.php?route=mass1&peak=Mt.+Massive ***************************************************** MON, 27 MAY 2019: Hike Grays (14,270') and Torreys (14,267') in the Front Range. Total Round Trip Distance: 8.5 Miles Total Elevation Gain: 3,600' Difficulty: Class 2 Trailhead: Grays And Torreys Trailhead 3025 Stevens Gulch Rd, Silver Plume, CO 80476 Coordinates:[masked], [masked] More Info: https://www.14ers.com/route.php?route=torr5&peak=Grays+Peak+and+Torreys+Peak ***************************************************** Return overnight red-eye flight via Delta Airlines leaving at midnight from Denver, CO and arriving in JFK, NY at 5:53 AM on TUES, 28 MAY 2019 and back to work that day. Also, checkout this link: https://www.outtherecolorado.com/gallery/colorados-14ers-ranked-by-difficulty/

National Trail Day Hike, Anthony's Nose to AT Deli, Out & Back

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY Each year on the first Saturday in June it is National Trails Day. Events held throughout the United States help promote awareness of the wide variety of benefits that trails provide, encourage people to discover their local trials, raise awareness of trail issues and instill excitement for the outdoors. Trails are for more than just hiking. Trails provide access to waterways for canoeing and paddle trips. Birdwatching and geocaching are some other favorite activities. Learning land navigation or biking are also great trail pursuits. We had blast on last hike so I am reposting again. It's 10 mi if you park by trailhead or park in Bear Mt parking lot which includes 3 mi roadwalk and crossing beautiful Bear Mt Bridge, 2500 ft of elevation gain hike. We will climb up to Anthony's Nose, this is off trail minor scramble hike and it's Streneous climb due climbing from front, it has magnificent view of Bear Mt Bridge and mighty Hudson river. Please No kids on th is hike!!!!!! We will hike on AT to famous AT Deli, No need to pack lunch on this hike but have $$ to purchase hot lunch as pizza, sandwiches and may be BEER. We will be returning the same trail to our cars. Most of elevation gain in beginning and there after rolling hills only. I have posted pics of AT Deli from my past hikes. Please hiking boots are required. Please be on time. Hiking boots a Must Rain Cancel. Any questions feel free to text me[masked]

Past events (452)

Catskills - 13 miles / 4,300 ascent

Biscuit Brook Trailhead Parking

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