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Breakneck to Fishkill Ridge Challenge

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Breakneck to Fishkill Ridge Challenge

Time: October 14, 2012 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Fishkill Ridge
Street: Sunnyside Road
City/Town: Beacon
Website or Map: http://www.scenichudson.org
Phone: 845 473 4440 ext. 273
Event Type: free, guided, hike
Organized By: Anthony Coneski
Latest Activity: Sep 18, 2012

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Event Description

Our 11-mile interpretive trek from Cold Spring to Fishkill will take you up—and down—some of the most rugged trails in the Hudson Highlands. While bagging four of its tallest peaks, you’ll have a birds’-eye view of magnificent fall foliage and migrating falcons.

Please be advised: The hike is extremely strenuous. It features nearly 4,000 feet of elevation gain as well as rock and boulder scrambles. Do not attempt if you’re scared of heights or haven’t taken a 10-mile day hike in the past year. This is a sh

uttle hike, so once you’re dropped off you must hike back.

All hikers must have proper all-day hiking attire (including a backpack, boots, rain jacket and lightweight clothing), 100 fl. oz. of water, a lunch and snacks, sun block, sunglasses and bug spray. The hike is rain or shine; please bring rain gear—the weather can change quickly. All minors must be accompanied by an adult, and no pets, please.

MEETING PLACE: Fishkill Ridge Sunnyside Road parking lot. The shuttle bus will depart at 9, so be prompt.

Space is limited so please RSVP.

QUESTIONS/RSVP: Contact Scenic Hudson Parks Event and Volunteer Coordinator Anthony Coneski: aconeski@scenichudson.org, 845-473-4440 x273

Directions: From intersection of Route 9 and Route 52, take Route 52 west through Town of Fishkill. Left onto Old Glenham Rd and then left onto Maple Street. After crossing bridge and at "Y" in the road, turn left onto Old Town Road. Right on Sunnyside Road. At end, bear left, then right. Continue up unpaved hill to parking area.

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