Hike: Giant Stairs Along the Hudson

Event Details

Hike: Giant Stairs Along the Hudson

Time: September 11, 2011 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Location: Palisades Interstate Park
Street: Palisades Parkway Northbound, North of Exit 2 (Stateline Lookout)
City/Town: Alpine, NJ
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?h…
Event Type: bergen county, athletic
Organized By: Brian and Mike
Latest Activity: Sep 13, 2011

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Event Description

Join us as we take on one of the most challenging and beautiful hikes along the Hudson River! “This loop hike descends the Palisades cliffs, follows a challenging, rocky path along the Hudson River, passes a scenic waterfall, and climbs to reach a panoramic viewpoint over the river.” You will certainly earn the majestic views taken in as well as the post-hike lunch the group traditionally hits up.

In honor of the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 the group will stop for a moment of silence during this hike.

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Member Cost:
$5 for the first 5
$10 for the next 6 to 25
$20 at the door

Non-Member Cost:
$20 online and at the door.

Time 4 hours
Difficulty Strenuous; absolutely no beginners
Length 4.5 miles

If the group size is large we are going to look for a volunteer to act as a sweeper. Sweepers will walk at the end of the hike line and will make sure the group stays together.

Hike Leader:
David will be leading this hike. David will not be waiting for late people. In fairness to those who arrive on time, the hike will start on time.

What to bring:
Hiking boots are required.
2 liters of water is required.

Inclement Weather:
Any precipitation will cancel this hike. Please check your inbox for updates and the NJYP.org calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

Take the Palisades Interstate Park north from the George Washington Bridge. Continue for 1.7 miles beyond Exit 2, and turn right at a sign for the State Line Lookout. Follow the access road for about half a mile until it ends at a large parking lot near the lookout. (If you are coming from the north on the Parkway, bear left just beyond Exit 3 and follow the signs for the lookout).


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Comment by Larry on September 13, 2011 at 1:35am
Screen capture of Google Earth plot of GPS hike data.  Google Maps kept rejecting the KML file (don't understand why Google Earth accepted the file but Google Maps didn't).
Comment by Denis on September 12, 2011 at 1:23pm

Glad to hear you're all good.  See you on the trails

Comment by Keira on September 11, 2011 at 7:34pm
Hey, all - sorry for the little distraction I provided today. I checked out fine except for needing a couple staples, so I'm ready for another hike! Thank you all, especially Cyrielle, Denis and Dave!

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