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Hike Mt Taurus

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Sunday, July 11, 2021 – Bull Hill (Mt. Taurus) – Difficult

Total elevation 1522 ft, 5.5 miles full loop.  Qualifying Hike

This is a steep hike up the Washburn Trail in Cold Spring.  The trail skirts an abandoned quarry, providing a widening view of the Hudson River, from the Beacon Mountain, before reaching the wooded Summit.  On a clear day there are views of the NYC skyline, Shawangunks (north), and the Catskills (West).  There are many ups & downs, stream crossing on an eroded woods road, passing remains of an abandoned estate.  The hike ends by way of the Cornish Trail returning to Washburn Trail.  Five and a half miles, qualifying hike.

Open to all hikers.   Hiking foot wear required.  Bring 16-24 oz water and snack.  Rain Cancelled.  Co-leader welcome.  Meet at parking area on Rt 9D in Cold Spring near Little Stony Point.  More details to registrants.   9am arrival, 9:30am start.  Register by 9pm Friday 7/9  

Contact Stephanie  Lai at: sclai2007@yahoo.com

 

Details

Date:
July 11
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Venue

Harriman State Park