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Saturday 1/7/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Dunderberg Mountain, Harriman State Park
Start from the parking lot at 9W/202, follow the red trail to Dunderberg Mountain. After enjoying the first viewpoint of the Hudson River, continue to Cornell Mine. Lunch at The Timp, then follow the blue trail back to trial head. Enjoy many viewpoints of Hudson River along the Timp-Torne trail.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead or 7:30 AM at designated carpool locations
Leaders:
Leo Ngan/Iris Lee/Shui-Kei Ng

Saturday 1/14/2017 - 15 Mile Day Hike / Level D
West Mountain, the Timp and Dunderberg Mountain Loop, Harriman State Park
Start from the Anthony Wayne Parking Area, follow the White Trail, then the FAWN (red) Trail. Turn right on the Timp-Torne (blue) Trail, pass West Mountain, the Timp at the end of the Timp-Torne Trail, turn left on Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail (red), pass Dunderberg Mountain and Bald Mountain, turn right on 1777 Trail (red), the AT (white) and FAWN Trail (red) back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu

Sunday 1/15/2017 - Annual Meeting / Spring Festival Party
St. James Episcopal Church, Elmhurst, NY
The CMCNY Annual Meeting is an experience sharing and get together party for all members and their friends. It will be held at the St. James Episcopal Church, 84-07 Broadway, ELmhurst, NY. The event features a buffet dinner, slide show on our exotic expeditions, board member election, raffle, games and preview of upcoming activities. Reservation is required. Fees: Free for members and children under 11, $7 for Non-members.
Meeting Time/Place: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm, St. James Church in Elmhurst, Queens.
Leaders: Steve Huang/Carol Lee/Chung Leung

Saturday 1/21/2017 - 7 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter.Then change to RD. Cross over to the Long Path near Lake Torati. Follow the Long Path to visit the Hippo Rock and the Cave shelter. Return by the Yellow Menomine trail back to Silvermine Lake Picnic area.
Meeting Time/Place: Meeting Time / Place: 9:00 AM at trail head or 7:45 AM at designated pickup loca
Leaders: Ada Jow/Amy Tien

Saturday 1/28/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop
Start from the Visitor Center on White Trail, then Red Trail to reach the Fire Tower. After Fire Tower, continue on Blue Trail to Red Trail and onto the newly opened Orange Trail to Bare Rock. After lunch at Bare Rock, back on Orange Trail to Blue Trail and return to Visitor Center.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Bonnie Sayarath/Steve Huang


Saturday 2/4/2017 - 18 Mile Day Hike (Long Distance Hike training #1) / Level E
Tuxedo Park - Time Square Loop
This training session is for getting an assessment of your current long distance hiking conditions. Find your own hiking partner and hike on your own pace. From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot) trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Change to LP going west toward Lemon Squeezer. Turn to the White Bar trail going south. Connect to the TMI (red) trail back to Tuxedo Park. If not reaching Time Square by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking time. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders:
Chung Leung

Saturday 2/4/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti, Lemon Squeezer Loop
From Lake Askoti, take Long Path to Time Square, then change to RD to go to the Fingerboard Shelter. After lunch take AT Trail to Lemon squeezer. Then follow the AS-B (red triangle) back to Lake Askoti. The C level hikers can take the yellow and RD to Time Square for an additional mile. In the afternoon, go around Island Pond then back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead or 8:00 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders: Cherry Lau/Paul Kwan

Saturday 2/11/2017 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Bear Mountain / Anthony Wayne Rec. Area Loop
From the AWRA, take the Fawn Trail to connect to the AT Trail. Follow the AT Trail to the top of Bear Mt. where you have a panoramic view of the mountains and the Hudson River. Come down the Mountain to Hessian Lake. Leisurely follow the S-BM (yellow) and the historic 1777 trails back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead or 7:45 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders: Chwen (Jun) Best/Joe Chou

Saturday 2/11/2017 - 16 Mile Day Hike (Long Distance Hike Training #2) / Level E
Ramapo Mountain, NJ
This session is a practice on map reading & trail exploration. Find your own partner and hike independently. Start from the trailhead parking lot on Skyline Drive; take Hoeferlin Trail (Yellow) south; hike around the Ramapo Lake; change to Cannonball Trail (Red) north; pass Skyline Drive and merge with Hoeferlin Trail (Yellow). Take Hoeferlin Trail north to go pass Erskine Lookout. At Ilgenstein Rock take White trail south, then Cannonball Trail (Red) south, then yellow trail, pass Midvale Mountain Road and Millstones, turn right on Todd Trail (White) to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Trailhead road side parking
Leaders: Tony Shu

Saturday 2/18/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Dunderberg Mountain, Harriman State Park
Start from the parking lot at 9W/202, follow the red trail to Dunderberg Mountain. After enjoying the first viewpoint of the Hudson River, continue to Cornell Mine. Lunch at The Timp, then follow the blue trail back to trial head. Enjoy many viewpoints of Hudson River along the Timp-Torne trail.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead or 7:30 AM at designated carpool locations
Leaders: Steve Huang/Rwei Su

Saturday 2/18/2017 - 18 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 3) / Level E
Tuxedo Park - AT - Lemon Squeezer Loop
From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot)trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Continue to AT intersection. Follow AT South to Lemon Squeezer. Change to the White Bar trail going south. Connect to the TMI (red) trail back to Tuxedo Park. Follow your own pace to finish about 5:00 pm. If not reaching AT intersection by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: James Yu/HY Lee

Saturday 2/25/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day hikes/ Levels B & C
Claudia Smith Den & the Lakes, Harriman State Park
Starting from JCT, follow Blue Disc to the famous Claudia Smith Den. Crossover to TMI to the Dutch Doctor shelter. Take the Triangle (yellow) trail and follow the bank of Lake Sebago to the beach. After lunch, take the service road to the Victory (blue) trail to Lake Skenonto. Then follow the white bar back to JCT. Spend the time to rest at every mountain and lake viewpoints.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at Johnsontown Circle or 8:00 AM at carpool pickup
Leaders: Steven Siu/Daniel Do

Saturday 2/25/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 4) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers, Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Nancy Liang


Saturday 3/4/2017 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Start from the Otter Hole trailhead. Follow the blue, then white trails to Chikahoki Falls. Climb up Carris Hill to Yoo-Hoo Point. Yell Yoo-Hoo so people at High Point can hear you. Continue on the blue trail to connect to the Otter Hole (green) trail back to the trailhead. Visit all the viewpoints along the way.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trail head or 7:45 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders:
Joe Chou/Leo Ngan

Saturday 3/4/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 5) / Level F
Tuxedo Park - Water Tower Loop
From the parking lot, follow the R-D (red dot) trail to Time Square (about 7.5 miles). Continue to the water tower. Follow Arden Valley Rd. then LP South. Change to the White Bar trail going south. Connect to the TMI (red) trail back to Tuxedo Park. Follow your own pace to finish about 5:00 pm. If not reaching Water Tower by 12 noon, short cut must be taken to return. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Cherry Lau

Saturday 3/11/2017 - 8 Mile Day Hike / Level C
Bearfort Mountains, Hewitt, NJ
Take the Orange trail to Surprise Lake, then follow blue and AT to the Grand View. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Greenwood Lake. After lunch, follow the yellow to connect to the white trail back to the parking lot. The B level hike will follow the yellow short cut to the white trail without going to the Grand View.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead or 7:45 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders: Gordon Moy/Cindy Choi

Saturday 3/11/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 6) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Train Station Commuter Parking
Leaders: James Yu

Saturday 3/18/2017 - 7 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter.Then change to RD. Cross over to the Long Path near Lake Torati. Follow the Long Path to visit the Hippo Rock and the Cave shelter. Return by the Yellow Menomine trail back to Silvermine Lake Picnic area.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trail head or 7:30 AM at designated pickup location
Leaders: Amy Tien/Simon Yu/Steve Huang

Saturday 3/18/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 7) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Train Station Commuter Parking
Leaders: Leo Sun

Saturday 3/25/2017 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes/ Levels B & C
Black Rock Forest, NY
The Black Rock Forest is famous for its reservoirs, ponds and the ridges. The easier hike takes advantage of the carriage roads. The more difficult hike follows the trails on the ridges and visits all the view points at Mt. Misery, Hill of Pines, Rattlesnake Hill and Eagle Cliff. However no one will miss the views atop the Black Rock Summit.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chung Leung/Bonnie Sayarath

Saturday 3/25/2017 - 18 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 8) / Level F
Lake Askoti, Pingyp Mtn Loop
From Lake Askoti, take Red Cross Trail to pass the Palisades Pkwy. Then change to S-BM (yellow) to go up Pingy Mtn. Continue the S-BM trail to Big Hill Shelter. This is a section of the actual 26 mile hike route. Then follow Long Path back to Lake Askoti. An extended route will continue from Big Hill to follow TMI. Then take 7 Lakes Drive or other short cuts back to Lake Askoti.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Lake Askoti Parking Lot
Leaders: Steve Chan


Saturday 4/1/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 9) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Take A-SB (red) to Lake Askoti and change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Short cut can be made near Big Hill Shelter to follow the service road to 7 Lakes Drive. Use your own pace and mark your time covering each section. Put in at least 8 hours of hiking. Dress in layers. Bring your water, map, lunch, hiking poles and winter hiking gears.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Train Station Commuter Parking
Leaders:
Amy Tien

Saturday 4/1/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Sterling Forest - Fire Tower to Bare Rock Loop
Start from the Visitor Center on White Trail, then Red Trial to reach the Fire Tower. After Fire Tower, continue on Blue Trail to Red Trail and onto the newly opened Orange Trail to Bare Rock. After lunch at Bare Rock, back on Orange Trail to Blue Trail and return to Visitor Center.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ada Jow/Bonnie Sayarath

Saturday 4/8/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 10) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station, TMI Loop
From Tuxedo Park Train Station, take RD (red) to Time Square. Change to the Long Path and hike to the Big Hill Shelter. Then follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI (red). Follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. An extended route will take A-SB at Time Square to connect to Red Cross, turn right to Beech (blue), and turn left to Long Path to Bill Hill Shelter. Either take the service road near Big Hill Shelter to 7 Lakes Drive, or follow SBM (yellow), Breakneck Mountain Trail (white) to TMI and follow TMI back to the Tuxedo Park Train Station. Option to start from Lake Askoti and follow the Pingyp Mtn loop to return to Tuxedo Park. Require to specify this option at registration.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Flora Gu

Saturday 4/8/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Pine Meadow Lake / 7 Hills Trail
From the Reeves Visitor Center, take the Pine Meadow (red) Trail going south-west. Then switch to the 7 Hill Trail (blue) on the left. There are seven ups and downs along the trail. Some of them are quite steep. However you will be amazed on the expansive views on each climb. It is worth the workout. Have lunch on the ridge between North Hill and Chipmunk Mtn. When the blue trail meets the Pine Meadow (red) trail, continue on the 7 Hills (blue) trail up the Diamond Mtn. Change to yellow trail on the right to Pine Meadow (red) trail again. Make a right on the red trail and follow it back to the parking lot. C Level hikers can make side trips to the Rampapo. Torne, further up on Diamond Mtn Tower and the Pine Meadow Lake.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ella Chen/Joe Chou

Saturday 4/15/2017 - 24 Mile Day Hike (26 mile training session 11) / Level F
Tuxedo Park Train Station Loop
Follow the similar trail as the actual 26 mile hike. Hikers set their own checkpoints and strategy on this trial run and take discretion to shorten the hike.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Feng Chen

Saturday 4/15/2017 - 6 & 9 Miles Day Hikes/ B & C Levels
Elk Pen -- Bald Rock Shelter Loop
Starting from Elk Pen, follow the ASB (red) to the service road. Make a right on the road to Boston Mine. Change to the Nurian (White) trail to Black Rocks. Then follow the RD trail to the Bold Rock Shelter for lunch. After lunch, continue on the RD Trail. Change to the Lichen (blue) trail, then A-SB, AT trails and then LP to Island Pond. Continue AT to Elk Pen.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: Kelly Ke/Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)

Saturday 4/22/2017 - --- Fund Raising Hikes for the American Lung Association (ALA) ---
Harriman State Park, NY
*** If rains, it'll be on Sunday, 4/23/2017 *** CMCNY will sponsor $20 donation to ALA for each person finishing the Gin's 26-mile hike. Additional donation will be collected during the hikes and forwarded to ALA as a pool in memory of Gin Goon. Donation will best be made by checks payable directly to American Lung Association.
Meeting Time/Place:
Leaders:

Saturday 4/22/2017 - ALA Fundraising: Gin's 26 Mile Day Hike / Level F
Harriman State Park, NY
Our annual 26-miles day hike, in memory of Gin Goon, the co-founder of CMCNY who passed away in Oct. 2003. This hike has been renamed to Gin's 26 Miles Day Hike to honor him. Gin started 26 miles day hike and has became his signature trip for many years. The hike is strenuous with different terrain conditions. For experienced hikers. ** Members only ** Contact leaders for additional information.
Meeting Time/Place: 6:00 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking
Leaders: Chung Leung/Tony Shu

Saturday 4/22/2017 - ALA Fundraising: 18 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Tuxedo Park / Big Hill Shelter Loop
This is a shorter version of 26-mile hike. We start at the same place in Tuxedo Park, hike 15 miles and try to finish just ahead of 26-mile marathoners to welcome them back. We welcome everyone to join. Prepare for a good pace hike.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking
Leaders: Daniel Do/Cindy Choi/Gordon Moy

Saturday 4/22/2017 - ALA Fundraising: 6 Mile Day Hike / Level B
Three Reservoirs / TMI Loop
This is a short hike to support the Gin's Hike. Starting at parking lot off Rte 106, at the foothill of the Jackie Jones Mountain, follow the S-BM (yellow) trail for about half a mile. Then turn left to the unmarked road to visit the three reservoirs. Follow the unmarked trail to TMI. Then catch the Breakneck Mtn trail and the S-BM trail back to the parking lot. Meet the 26 mile hikers on the way and cheer them up.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trailhead or 8:00 AM at the carpool pickup locations.
Leaders: Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)/Joe Chou/MeiSheng Liu/Janny Tan

Saturday 4/29/2017 - 20 Mile Day Hike/ Level E
Tuxedo Park - Ramapo Torne - Big Hill Loop
From Tuxedo Park, follow the Kakiat Trail (white) to reach the visitor center at 7 Lakes Drive. Change to the 7-Hill Trail (blue) to reach the Ramapo Torne. Continue with the 7-Hill Trail (blue) to Diamond Mtn. Then connect to S-BM Trail (yellow) via the Kakiat Trail (white). Follow the S-BM (yellow) heading northeastward to visit the three reservoirs on the service road. Connect to the Long Path to reach Big Hill Shelter. Follow the homerun stretch of S-BM, Breakneck Mtn, TMI and R-D trails back to Tuxedo Park. The route visits many viewpoints. Good navigation and hiking skills are required.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:30 AM at Tuxedo Park Commuter Parking Lot
Leaders: Amy Tien

Saturday 4/29/2017 - 8 Miles Day Hike/ Level C
Breakneck Mountain, Cold Springs, NY
One of the most famous hiking spots on the eastern bank of the Hudson River. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Hudson along the ridge. The trails are rocky for the first half mile and some rock scrambling are required. An easier climb can start from the Washburn trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Ella Chen/Chung Leung

Sunday 4/30/2017 - 30 Miles Day Biking/ Level C
Bayville to Oyster Bay, LI
Starting from the IU Willet MS, bike on country roads to Oyster Bay. Visit Sagamore Hill, Roosevelt Memorial Sanctuary, Planting Fields Arboretum and many gorgeous estates on the way. Expect some busy traffics and hills on the road.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for details
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Daniel Do


Saturday 5/6/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Ramapo Mountain State Forest, NJ
From the Trailhead, follow the Hoeferlin Memorial Trail to Ramapo Lake. Climb Le Grande Hill for the view. Change to the Cannon Ball Trail to the west shore of Ramapo Lake. Then follow the white trail up the hill to visit ruins and the Stone Tower. Continue on the Cannon Ball Trail to Matapan Rock. Visit the Millstone Hill and follow the Yellow trail back to the parking lot. Bring your own snacks, lunch and water.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders:
Chwen (Jun) Best/Chung Leung

Saturday 5/13/2017 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Storm King Mountain
From the Route 9W (North) trailhead parking lot, ascend Storm King Mt. on the Butter Hill Trail (orange). Then follow the yellow Stillman Trail through many scenic viewpoints overlooking the Hudson River. For the longer hike, change to the blue Howell Trail to loop around North Point with a view that looks like a Scandinavian fjord. Return via Pitching Point with more viewpoints.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Joe Chou/Leo Ngan

Saturday 5/13/2017 - 2 Day Biking / Camping Trip
Hither Hills State Park, Montauk, LI
Two days, 5/13 & 5/14. Day 1: Set up camps at Hither Hills State Park and 50 plus miles biking between Montauk Lighthouse and Say Harbor. Also available; Partial loop about 40 miles or less. Day 2: 35 miles biking through Mattituck, Greenpoint, and Orient Point, North Fork. May visit a winery.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact Leaders for details
Leaders: Ben Lee/Steve Chan

Saturday 5/20/2017 - 22 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Suffern - Bear Mountain (S-BM) Trail Through Hike
Starting from the trailhead of the S-BM (yellow) at Bear Mountain, follow the trail to the end at Suffern. This is a North-South back bone of Harriman State Park. For experienced hikers only. Shuttle cars will be arranged to drive all hikers to Bear Mountain trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 6:00 AM at Suffern Train Station parking lot.
Leaders: Cherry Lau/Tony Shu

Saturday 5/20/2017 - 7 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain
The trail over Schunemunk Mountain offers a series of fine lookouts and a varied terrain. The Storm King Art Center can be seen from the ridge. Enjoy the special vegetation and rock formations on the ridges. The Megaliths is a must visit lunch spot. Expect some steep up hills and descents.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders: Carol Lee/Nancy Liang

Saturday 5/27/2017 - Memorial Day Family Camping (3 days, 5/27 - 5/29)
Frances Slocum State Park, PA
Francis Slocum State Park is located in northeastern Pennsylvania. The horseshoe shaped, 165-acre lake is popular for boating and fishing, and is a home to many species of birds, fish, and wildlife. Campground facilities include flush toilets, showers, picnic tables and fire rings. Prepare your own camping equipment and gear. Limit to 60 people. Members have priority. Register online and all fees paid before 5/12. Fee (Include 1st night BBQ); $22 member, $28 non-member, $6 child under 12. **Memorial Day Camping Trip (5/27 - 5/29) has been filled. Future registrations will be placed in the wait-list and will be notified if spaces become available**
Meeting Time/Place: Contact Leaders for details.
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Steve Huang/Daniel Do

Saturday 5/27/2017 - 7 miles Day Hike/ Level B
Seven Hills Trail, Harriman State Park, NY
From the Reeves Visitor center, take the Pine Meadow (red) Trail going south-west. Then switch to the 7 Hills Trail (blue) on the left. There are seven ups and downs along the trail. Some of them are quite steep. However you will be amazed on the expansive views on each climb. It is worth the workout. Have lunch on the ridge between North Hill and Chipmunk Mtn. When the blue trail meets the Pine Meadow (red) trail, continue on the 7 Hills (blue) trail up the Diamond Mtn. Change to yellow trail on the right to Pine Meadow (red) trail again. Make a right on the red trail and follow it back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM Reeves Visitor Center off 7 Lakes Drive
Leaders: Bounla Sayarath (Bobo)/MeiSheng Liu


Saturday 6/3/2017 - Spring Trail Maintenance / Level B
Shore Path, Palisades Interstate Park, NY/NJ
Trail maintenance of the Shore Path trail along the Hudson River in New Jersey; pick up trash, trim protruding branches, etc. Trip leaders will provide tools. Light refreshments will be offered at the end of the activity. This is a very important event for the club as it is our duty to serve our community and conserve the nature for the future.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM at trailhead
Leaders:
Shui-Kei Ng/James Yu








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