Nassau Community College Outing Club
| Shwangunks Hike, Sunday, September 14,2003 ... Pictures
--Rain was predicted but we had only occasional light drizzle which didn't bother us. The Trapps, Sky Top, the Labyrinth, Crevice, Mohonk Lake, and Giant's Workshop
| Lake George Canoe/Camping;
September 26-28,2003 ... Pictures
--The rain finally came late Saturday night which made for a wet paddle back on Sunday. Even that didn't spoil a great weekend.
|Harriman Park Hike, Sunday, October 5,2003 ..
(sorry, no pictures)
-- A short hike past Island Pond, through the Lemon squeezer, over Island Pond Mountain, and past Boston Mine on the Appalachian Trail, Long Path and Arden-Surebridge, Dunning, and White Bar Trails. A beautiful day for hiking even if it was a little cool.
|Trail Maintance in Harriman Park, Sunday,
October 12,2003 .. (sorry no pictures)
Whitewater Rafting on the Leheigh River, Oct. 18,2003 .. pictures
|IOCA Caving Trip to Clarksville Cave, Nov.1,2003 ... pictures from RPI|
|Rock Climbing in the Shawangunks, November 8,2003
A very cold day but the bright sun kept us warm while on the rocks in the Trapps area.
|Breakneck Ridge, Tuesday, November 11,2003 ... pictures
Another day which turned rainy but never more than a drizzle which didn't bother us.
|Turkey Roast, Saturday, November 29,2003 ... pictures
A cool windy day with just a few snow flurries to keep things interesting. A great day for dinner outdoors!
|Harriman Park, Sunday, December 28,2003 ... pictures
A cool day with no snow on the ground and very little ice on the trail. A great day for a hike over Bear Mountain and the surrounding area.
|Harriman Park, Wednesday, January 14,2004
A very cold day with a light covering of snow on the ground and only manageable ice on the trail. A great day for a hike over Bear Mountain.
|Cross Country Skiing, Sunday,
A relatively warm day in Harriman Park in the Lake Sebago area.
|Harriman Park, Friday, February 13,2004
Out from the Elk Pen, past Lake Stahahe over Stahahe High Point, Boston Mine, Island Pond, and Green Pond Mountain
|Mountain Creek Skiing, Sunday, February 15,2004
Downhill during the Winter Break
|Mountain Creek Skiing, Saturday, February 28,2004
|Palisades Hike, Sunday, March 7,2004
From the Alpine parking area along the top to the State Line (NY/NJ) Boundary Marker; down steeply to the bottom of Peanut Falls; along the shore of the Hudson River over the rocks of Giant's Staircase -- sometimes just a few feet above the water -- sometimes up on the steep slope; back to the top up the steep path with its stairs; and finally the castle-like monument to the Federation of Woman's Clubs. A relatively short but interesting trip only 10 miles north of NYC.
|Sam's Point Preserve, Sunday, April 4,2004 ... map and 2 pictures of the falls
The Ice Caves were too full of ice to be able to enter them but it's a beautiful area and we hiked on top of the 2000 ft high ridge to Vekeerderkill Falls and through the unique dwarf pine forest. A beautiful day and we should plan a trip there later in the Spring -- maybe in June when the ice caves are passible.
|Slide Mountain, Sunday, April 18,2004
A hike in the Catskills to their highest mountain. A beautiful warm day with enough overcast to keep it cool, no bugs anywhere, and even snow on the ground at the higher elevations.
|Shwangunks, Saturday, April 24,2004
Undercliff road. Trapps, Crevice, the Labyrinth, Mohonk Lake, and Giants Workshop, and back via overcliff road.
|Panther Mountain (Catskills), Sunday, April
6.6 miles via Giant Ledge on a cool, rainy, day.
|Trail Mantance -- Anthony Wayne Trail in
Harriman Park, Wednesday, May 19,2004
Started out in light rain but the day cleared and stayed cool. A strenuous day of brush cutting, clearing, and even some ditch digging.
|Whitewater Rafting - Leihigh River - June
Camping overnight and then rafting on a beautiful day with a dam release. Maybe pictures sometime?
|Ellenville Ice Caves - Sunday, June 20,2004 - pictures
|Trail Maintance - Sunday, July 11,2004
|Adirondacks: St Regis Lake - July 30- August 8,2004|
|Maine: Baxter State Park, Mount Katahdin - August 16-22, 2004 - some pictures (still under construction)|
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