Hiking the Adirondack Mountains
September 12-19, 2020
Co-Trip Leaders: Bette Hanna and Dave Hoffmeyer
Type of Trip: Hiking
Trip Cost/Deposit: $685/$345 (+ Airfare)
Cancellation Date and full payment: June 1, 2020
Wilderness Level: 2
Trip Difficulty: Strenuous; Rugged terrain, about 7 miles daily; 1000 feet elevation gain;
Policy on Fitness Self-Assessment
Level 2: Primarily applies to trips in which we carry only day packs. In one day, we can hike up to 9 miles and 4500 feet of elevation gain on maintained trails, or up to 7 miles and 2000 feet of elevation gain on more rugged, less-maintained trails. For a Level 2 trip you should be comfortable hiking 6-8 miles in a day in hilly or mountainous terrain with a light day pack. If a backpacking trip has a Level 2 rating, it means the distances are 2-4 miles with little elevation gain/loss.
Group Size: 10/8 Maximum/Minimum
Leaving Albany New York on Saturday September 12th we will get to experience the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. After a scenic drive to Keene Valley, we will be staying in a 5 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 bathroom cabin for six nights. There is lots of day hiking nearby.The park has many beautiful lakes, water falls and mountain views. You will be responsible every day for your lunches and eating out for dinner and your travel to Albany. The average high temperature in September is 70 with lows in the 30’s. There may be optional canoeing on trips. We will return on Friday to stay in a hotel in Albany. You will be responsible for any meals while traveling. We will fly home on Saturday. While this is a Level 2 day hiking trip it will be very strenuous, we are in the mountains!!
A mandatory practice hike will be scheduled at a later date.
Questions may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All trip participants must fill out and submit a CIWC Medical Form and Long Waiver Form.
Effective on all trips, there will be a $50 non refundable registration fee. This fee will be assessed to those who sign up for a trip, get on the roster and then later cancel. Even cancelling before the cancel date. Those who never make the active roster (i.e. those who stay on the waitlist) will NOT be charged the $50 cancellation fee.