High Peaks Hike 

Saturday, July 20th -  RSVP to Join Us
Date: Saturday, July 20th
Time: 8:30 AM start
Hike Leaders: Bill and Eileen Glaser (BRF Board of Directors and Leadership Council, respectively) 

What to Bring/Wear: Hiking boots, a small daypack, rain jacket, sunhat, bug/tick repellent, and sunscreen are recommended; 1 to 2 liters of water are a must (option to refill water & fruit provided at the Stone House, half way through); snacks, trail food, or energy bars are also recommended.

Details & Arrival Instructions: The hike is in Black Rock Forest (Cornwall, NY), and will begin on private property adjacent to the Forest, following little-used trails. An email will be sent to registered participants with parking information and arrival details.

Description: Join us on a vigorous hike to four peaks with breathtaking views: Split Rock, Black Rock, Eagle Cliff and Jupiter’s Boulder in the heart of Black Rock Forest. We will be hiking 8+ miles over forest trails, stream crossings and the old Continental Road. The pace is moderate-vigorous with plenty of breaks to take in the spectacular scenery. The hike difficulty will be 2D8/3D8 or 2D9/3D9, using the rating categories of our local Appalachian Mountain Club branch. Not recommended for children under 12.

*There is an option to opt-out at the half-way mark - the Stone House; transportation will be provided back to the parking area around 11:30am. Space is limited, RSVP’s required. Free to Friends of the Forest (annual supporters); General Admission, $10/ per person.

RSVP to join us for our annual birding workshop – our most popular event so register early! During an easy to moderate walk in Black Rock Forest, participants will learn or hone skills in bird identification by sight and ear and will learn about habitats of different species. Space is limited and RSVP's are required. Ages 12 and up are welcome on the walks. 
 
Inquiries info@blackrockforest.orgor 845-534-4517