Nassau Community College Outing Club

Trips Fall 2002 through Summer 2003:
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Shwangunks Hike and Bike, Monday, September 16,2002 ... Pictures sometime (we hope) 
--The Trapps, Sky Top, the Labyrinth, Crevice, Mohonk Lake

Palisades Hike, Saturday, September 21,2002 ... pictures
 A warm day in a surprisingly wild area only 10 miles from NYC.

Lake George Canoe/Camping; September 27-29,2002 ... Pictures 

Mianus River Gorge Hike, Sunday October 6,2002 .... Pictures 
A perfect hiking day for a short walk in this beautiful area in Westchester less than one hour from LI.

Whitewater Rafting on the Leheigh River, Oct. 20,2002 ... pictures
A joint trip with the Whitewater Rafting Club.

Breakneck Ridge Hike, October 17,2002  ... pictures
A cool day, perfect for hiking and a long walk all the way to the observation tower; just getting to the car as complete darkness came.

Climbing in the Shwangunks, Sunday November 3, 2002 ... pictures  A cold day but good climbing.

Hike in the Delaware Water Gap area, Sunday, November 10,2002 ... pictures
The rain held off as we climbed Mt. Tammany and walked through the beautiful foliage on the Appalachian Trail past Sunfish Pond.

Caving & camping in Rosendale, NY (near New Paltz), November 16-17,2002.  A cold, wet, trip into Pompi's cave in High Falls; cold (but dry inside a mine) camping overnight in Rosendale; and an unsuccessful attempt to explore an old mine in Kingston on Sunday. ... some pictures

Trail Maintenance on the Anthony Wayne Trail in Harriman Park, November 24,2002 ... pictures

Turkey Roast in Ringwood State Park, November 30,2002 (joint with Sierra Club). ... pictures

Cross Country Skiing at Fahnestock State Park, December 8,2002 ... pictures and trail map

Snow shoeing in the Catskills, Saturday, December 28, 2002 ... pictures!
A beautiful day for a hike up the tallest peak in the Catskills (Slide Mountain) and beautiful conditions on the trail.

Frost Valley, January 13-16,2003 ... pictures

Bear Mountain Hike, January 25,2003 ... pictures
On snow all day but hard packed so snowshoes not needed.

Appalachian Trail and Anthony's Nose Hike, February 2,2003 ... pictures
On snow again without snowshoes but this time the snow was softer and more slippery.

Snow shoe in Western Harriman Park, Saturday, February 15,2003 ... pictures
Started out without snowshoes but ended up using them for most of the day.  A cold day but the sun warmed us.

Cross Country Skiing in Fahnstock State Park, Sunday, February 16,2003 ... pictures

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, February 17-20,2003

IOCA Mt. Holyoke Trip, March 1-2,2003 ... Saturday Night pictures
Some went skiing, some went snow boarding, some went snow shoeing, for a great day on Saturday.  Then we all got together Saturday night for dinner and a contra dance. Sunday was raining all day so we went home after breakfast.

Harriman Park (Southwest Section) Hike, March 22,2003 ... pictures
Still some snow on the ground but mostly rather wet with no real ice or mud (yet).  Claudius Smith's Den, Parker Cabin Mountain, Dater's Mine,

Schunnemunk Ridge hike, April 6,2003 .... pictures
Colder than expected for this time of year with even a few patches of old snow.  Otherwise a nice day with little mud.

North County Trailway (Westchester), Sunday, April 13,2003 ... sorry no pictures
A Bike excursion the entire length (21 miles) of this newly completed bikeway.

Indoor Rock CLimbing at Island Rock Gym, Friday, April 18,2003

IOCA Conference in Cobbleskill, NY, May 2-4,2003 ... pictures

Harriman Park Hike, Saturday, May 17,2003 ... Pictures 

Schunnemunk Ridge hike, June 6,2003 .... pictures and map
Finally a warm day! But there was enough wind to keep the bugs at bay as we hiked along the ridges, the Megaliths, and a waterfall.
Shwangunks hike, June 20,2003 (sorry, no pictures this time)
Light Rain all day but uit didn't dampen our spirits-- a good hike. The Trapps, Sky Top, part of the Labyrinth, Crevice, Mohonk Lake
Catskills, July 5-6, 2003 ... pictures
Two 3500 ft mountains: Indian Head and Twin via the Devil's Path on two hot, but beautiful, days.
Mt Katahdin, Maine, August 11-15,2003

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