Sunday, December 30, 2012

Bare Hill End of Year Short Loop, Wonder Lake

December 30, 2012

Distance: 1.6 miles
Time: 1 hour
Map: Wonder Lake Sometimes printed maps are available at the trailhead.  This is also available as an interactive smartphone app - PDF Maps - which allows you to see your current position on the trail.
Parking: Dirt parking lot off of road. Room for around 20 cars. GPS address: 380 Ludingtonville Road, Holmes, NY
Post hike dinner: n/a

Directions: This is a lollypop hike. Start of hike follows teal blazed Highlands Trail & yellow blazed Bridle Path trail. When trails split, follow yellow blazed Bridle Path Trail to the left (Highlands Trail leaves to the right). Turn right on red blazed Bare Hill Trail, ascend Bare Hill, and continue following the red blazed trail until it ends at the Highlands Trail. Turn right on the Highlands Trail. Continue back to parking lot.

There was lots of snow and we barebooted it. It felt like we were going very, very slow.

Year to date miles 400.9! We met our new goal of hiking 400 miles this year! Happy new year!

This shows the short loop we did, clockwise.
Intersection with the red blazed trail.
I was trying to capture the snow flying around. It wasn't snowing, but the wind was picking up snow and blowing it.
Teal blazed Highlands Trail
Happy End of Year Hike!

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