Erv Markert was chairman of the Trails Committee for almost twenty years. He served on numerous state and national organizations developing useful working relationships with public employees promoting hiking and trails. Read more here.

Erv Markert Hike – Fall 2018

Masonville, NY.  Map M27 Getter Hill Road
Hosted By TCHC

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Hike Leaders

Longer hike (12 miles) – Tim Sweeney tswe510@earthlink.net   607-222-2572 (Email is preferred)

Shorter hike (4-6 miles) – Kristin Schafer  kristinhiker@yahoo.com    607-321-5754 (Email is preferred)

Hike Descriptions – The longer hike will start in Masonville, NY at the DEC gate on Getter Hill Road and we’ll hike on the Finger Lakes Trail to Route 8. Hiking distance is 12 miles with many ups and downs. Strenuous hike with an approximate 2 mph pace. This hike requires a shuttle.  Please contact Tim beforehand for planning purposes.

The shorter hike will start in the same place and will be an out and back, starting and ending in the same place (DEC Gate), to be led by Kristin, at a gentler pace to accommodate group needs, about 4-6 miles.

Meeting time – 8:50am. Please be at the meeting spot and ready to hike (dressed for the weather, with hiking footwear on, pack ready to go) at this time.  We’ll need to run a shuttle for the longer hike.

Location – Masonville, NY.  Specifically, Getter Hill Road, by DEC gate.

Directions to Meeting Place – Masonville, NY is located at the junction of RT 8 and RT 206 in Delaware County, NY.  Getter Hill Road is located off of RT 206, about a mile West of the junction of Rts 8 and 206. (Click for map.)

Approximate Driving time – according to Google Maps:

Syracuse – 1 hour and 40 minutes
Binghamton – 40 minutes
Ithaca – 1 hour and 30 minutes
Oneonta –
 30 minutes
Roscoe –  1 hour