NCC Outing Club - Trips 2013-14 school year so far

Main NCCOC Page Sept.-Oct. 2013 Nov.-Dec. 2013 Jan.-Feb.-Mar. 2014 Apr.-May-June 2014
Upcoming Trip Listings Trips: Fall 2013 semester through Summer 2014:
Listed below are trips taken by the Outing Club and (where available) links to picture index pages. Also pictures from some trips taken by members on their own are included..
(Where maps or single pictures are shown, click on the thumbnail for a larger picture)

revised 10/08/15
Pictures copyright 2013-2014 by the photographers indicated on the picture index pages.
past trips by activity
past trips by destination
previous year 12-13
all past trips by date
Sept. Saturday, September 14: Shawangunks.   pictures when we get them
A 9 mile walk: past the Trapps with its climbers, then a rock scramble through The Crevice, Sky Top, The Labyrinth, High up on Eagle's Nest, and Giants Workshop. And even a detour through a local market fair in the middle of the hike.
IOCA Fall Lake George, September 20-22, 2013 ... pictures sometime
  Saturday, September 28: Harriman Park.
West Mountain and West Mountain Shelter
Oct. Sunday, October 6: Canoeing in Hewlett Harbor.
Friday-Saturday, October 18-19: Hunter Mountain Overnight
A one night stay in the new Hunter Mountain Lean-to and a trip to the top of Hunter Mountain. 
map of routeSaturday, October 26: Harriman Park Trail Maintenance-Anthony Wayne Trail
about 5.5 miles of walking, cutting branches, cleaning up, and re-painting blazes.
Only a few pictures from Don ( 2013 Don Wade):
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Nov Sun, Nov. 17: Palisades Hike

Sat, Nov.23: Shwangunks
Bike over the carriage roads to the crevice; over the rocks and up through the crevice to Sky Top; down to the hotel past the skating rink to the lake;  through the labyrinth and around the lake to get back to the bikes; then bike on over cliff road to the parking lot in the last bit of twilight.
top of page Sat, Nov. 30: Don's Turkey Roast in Ringwood State Park, NJ
Dec. mapSunday, December 8: Harriman Parkgroup picture
Don went to Harriman Park and hiked with Susan, her dogs and others.
mapSaturday, December 21: Dunderberg Mountain in Harriman Park
mapFriday, December 27: Schunemunk Ridge.
6.6 miles to the top of this 1664' ridge.  Up the Sweet Clover Trail, past the Megaliths, to the high point on the ridge and then down the Dark Hollow Trail. ... pictures later
mapSunday, December 29:  Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt Trail
5.6 miles starting at Cold Spring Harbor and ending in Westbury at route 25.  By getting an early start we got only  minor rain while we were on the trail and were back in our cars before 12:30 when the rain started for real.
Jan. mapThursday, January 2, 2014: Jaynes Hill
A short hike in snowy wearther to the highest point on Long Island
mapWednesday, January 8. 2014:  Harriman Park - West Mtn & the Timp
January, 2014 - continued next column
Adirondaks, January 12-17, 2014; A long drive but worth it to stay at the Adirondac Loj in the heart of the wild high peaks region.  lots of Pictures sometime
top of page map of trip Sunday, Januuary 26, 2014: Harriman Park - Bear Mountain,
Up the Major Welch, down the southbound A-T, through doodletown and back to the car then a quick trip through the zoo to visit the lowest spot on the Appalachian Trail but no bears visible in the bear pen. Went in to see the Merry-Go-Round but didn't ride on it.  Pictures sometime.
Feb. mapFebruary 2, 2014: Breakneck Ridge, 4.2 miles
Don's, Justin's, and Shahaan's pictures sometime
mapSaturday, February 15, 2014: Harriman Park, Bear Mountain
Up the Major Welch, down the northbound A-T and back to the car shortly before dark  On snowshoes all day with at least 20" of powdery snow most of the time.   Pictures sometime.
top of page mapThursday, February, 20, 2014: Harriman Park, Southern section, 4.9 miles group picture
On snowshoes all day with at least 20" of snow most of the time.   
After a late start due to traffic delays, our large group went to Reeves Meadow.  Up to the top of Ramapo Torn and then back on the 7-hills trail over a very scenic mountain.   On snowshoes all day with at least 18" of snow most of the time.   more pictures sometime.
mapSunday, Feb. 23, 2014: Harriman.  Don went out with Susan and her dogs in the West Central Area.  5 miles or so.  ... pictures sometime
Mar. Sunday, March 9, 2014: Harriman Park, Southwest Section (Johnston Road) ... map soon
Sunday, March 16, 2014: Fishkill Ridge/Mt. Beacon ... map soon
Sunday, March 23, 2014: Harriman Park, West Central.  8 miles over Pine Swamp Mtn, Sturbridge Mtn, and Fingerboard Mtn. ... map soon
April Sunday, April 6 - Harriman Park
   April 11-13, 2014, IOCA Conference,
April 16-19, Catskills Backpack; Hunter Mountain
First night in the John RObb Leanto, second night at the Devil's Kitchen Leanto
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August, 2014: White Mountains or Baxter State Park (Mt. Katahdin)
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