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A New Trail – Dick Lightcap

November 12th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Winter, Newsletters|Tags: |

A new trail has been born! Well, not a long one—just 1.3 miles in length, but added to another trail, it now forms a beautiful three and one half mile loop for one of our Passport routes. Starting at Spruce Pond on Herlihy Road in Morgan Hill State Forest, follow the orange-blazed trail north and [...]

Trail Upkeep – Bill Brosseau

November 12th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Winter, Newsletters|Tags: |

A few reminders for those stewards and others who assist in the maintenance of trails whose upkeep is the Chapter’s responsibility: 1. Clear any branches, overhangs, etc. that is or will obscure blazes. The rule is, standing at one blaze, one should be able to see the next blaze in the direction of travel. 2. [...]

Annual Trails Report for 2013 – Tony Rodriguez Trails Chair

November 12th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Winter, Newsletters|Tags: |

1) Due to a change in landowner the trail section in Cortland County heading southwest from route 41(map# M20) was closed, thereby creating a considerable road walk. Bill and Mary Coffin have been assiduously working with an adjacent landowner to establish an alternate route. 2) Under Dick Lightcap’s guidance a trail section through the woods [...]

Welcome New Members

November 12th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Winter, Newsletters|Tags: |

Christopher Angier, John & Joanne Brusa Jr., Samuel Conley, Laurel Didget, Andrew Goldberg, John McCoy & Ellen deMey, Bill & Kristen Moshauer, Suzanne Loque, Jan Miner, William Mitson, Alex Rotondi, Gail Swinburne, Cody Zobel, Pamela Caraccioli, David & Rebekka Coakley, Bill & Ramona Colucci, Shannon Earley, Marsha Egan, William Hastings, Michael Lashway, Douglas Leonhardt, Karen [...]

View from the Chair – Dick Harper

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

Every year you and I faithfully renew our ADK membership knowing that we are contributing to the cause of keeping our beloved Adirondacks protected and accessible for ourselves and future generations. As you also know ADK takes strong stands on complex environmental issues impacting New York State and beyond. We should all feel proud of [...]

Trail Status Updates – Tony Rodriguez

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

Earlier this summer our Wednesday hikers encountered new “No Parking” signs posted at our regular meeting location in Jamesville. The signs warn that anyone not a customer of the plaza businesses will be towed. As a result we found it necessary to temporarily relocate our meeting place for all listed Jamesville venues to the “Park [...]

News from the Nominations Committee

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

The Nominations Committee, Theresa Evans, Sigi Schwinge and Margie Ong (Chair) is pleased to present to the membership the following candidates for the 2014 ADK-ON slate of officers.  Please plan to attend the November Business Meeting when the elections will be held. Additional candidates may be nominated from the floor before the elections. Chair -- [...]

Welcome to the New Members

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

Brian Cook, Cliff Ehmke, Kiran Laxman, Joan Meyers, Timothy Scott, Elmer Taylor, Michael Williams, Christopher Andrus, Joseph Budnick & Lesa Haas, Michael Cangemi, Ginny & Steve DeFillippo, Doug Digennaro, Jennifer Fox, Curt Hoffart, Jim & Tammy Lynch, Judith Nuber, Laurel Pelkey, Laura Robbins, Jake Stephens, Michael Colgan & Amy Wilcox, Tony Costa, Marisal Dobbins, Greg [...]

In Memoriam

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

Mrs. Jean Pitt, one of our enthusiastic landowners and easement donors, passed away last Friday, July19, 2013. She was very proud to host the FLT and North Country National Scenic Trail. She was very attached to the land as she had many fond memories from rambling there in her youth and even asked to have [...]

The Skyline Trail – Dick Lightcap

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

The 6.2-mile Skyline Trail that starts in Heiberg Memorial Forest, travels through Kettlebail State Forest, and runs through Labrador Hollow Unique Area, terminating at Tinkers Falls and the junction of the Onondaga/North Country Trail, is now completed and marked.  The trail may be found in an insert on future O-1 Finger Lakes Trail Maps. The [...]

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