Distance: 9 miles. Moderate-to-brisk pace via a Tallman Mountain Loop and northward trek on the Old Erie RR bed. Terrain: level-to-mild hills, with one steeper descent; especially cheerful in light snow. The trails culminate in an optional dinner in Nyack. Bring lunch and water.
Meet: before 8:45am at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, South Wing by the white commuter statues in the ticketing area. Departure at 9:15am to Piermont, NY, one way, bus 9A, gate 220, arriving at Piermont at 10:17am. Call leader for hike status and schedule. Joint hike. Non-members:$3
Note: Easy transition to another hike in Nyack, Full Moon hike at 4:26pm.