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Hiking Tri-State's Best Places


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Location:
Breakneck Ridge
Cold Spring, NY , NY
County: Putnam
Date(s):
9/8/2013 10:00 AM
9/29/2013 10:00 AM

Category: Walk/Hike

Themes: Accessible by Public Transportation,Greenway Trails,Hiking Boots Required

Event Description:
Come join an REI Outdoor School Instructor on a hike in one of the Tri State's best hiking areas - Breakneck Ridge. We'll introduce you to local natural gems, teach you a few tips for making hiking more comfortable and help you hike at your own pace. Your REI Outdoor School Instructor is highly trained in Wilderness First Aid, and will guide you through this magnificent Hudson Valley Experience! Skills you'll learn: Introduce you to some local natural places with great hiking Introduce Leave No Trace Principles Gain basic hiking skills Meet other local hikers Register online: www.rei.com/outdoorschool/280

Contact Information:
Outdoor Programs Market Coordinator
NewYork-OS@rei.com
914-979-1299

Additional Information:
Event Duration (Hours): 4
* Fee required
Fee Information: $45 REI Member Price
$65 Non-Member
* Advanced registration required
Advanced Registration Information: For info & registration: www.rei.com/outdoorschool/280 Deadline for registration will be 9/24. Questions - NewYork-OS@REI.com
Trip Duration (Hours): 4
Trip Length (Miles): 3.5
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Not suitable for children under: 16
Trip Characteristics: A challenging first mile of the hike will feature a steep rock scramble. This ascent will be a higher level of difficulty requiring hand holds on trees and rocks in addition to careful foot placement. Many opportunities to rest are available, and the group will remain together throughout.
Additional Equipment required: Hiking Boots Hiking Socks Water Bottle Hat/ Sun protection Daypack Insect Repellant Camera
Above the ankle boots required
There will be a lunch break
Pack your own lunch
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Accessible by public transportation


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