First Day Hike 2019

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

FLT Main Trail M13 and Crystal Hills Branch Trail CH1

Hike Leaders

Debbie Nero: [email protected]

Hike Description

On January 1, 2019 Debbie Nero and Laurie Ondrejka will lead a 5.5 mile long, dog-friendly First Day hike on the main Finger Lakes Trail (map M13) and the Crystal Hills Branch Trail (map CH1). This will hike will be generally downhill! We will pass the lovely Moss Hill Lean-To where we’ll stop for a snack. Depending on the weather we will hike or snowshoe. Please dress for the weather. Wear layers and hiking boots. Bring snowshoes, microspikes and hiking poles. In your day pack you should have water, snacks, dry socks, an extra hat and mittens.

Meeting Time & Location

We will meet at 9:30am at the intersection of Wixon Rd and Steuben County Rt 26 (town of Corning) [42.2392, -77.1274 or N42 14.3532 W77 7.6414] at the finish end of the hike. We will carpool to the beginning of the hike at Dennis Rd/Van Fleet Rd (town of Bradford) where the FLT crosses the road [42.3006, -77.1118 or N42 18.0366 W77 6.7095].

Addition Information

If you have are interested in coming on this hike please contact Debbie Nero at dn1[email protected]. Questions? Email Debbie.

Maps are available for purchase https://fingerlakestrail.org/store/maps-and-gps/

A complete list of First Day Hikes in New York State may be found on http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112174.html

The national list of First Day Hikes may be found here: https://www.stateparks.org/initiatives-special-programs/first-day-hikes/