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Hike: Easy Jockey Hollow

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Hike: Easy Jockey Hollow

Time: February 25, 2012 from 10:30am to 1pm
Location: Jockey Hollow National Historic Park
Street: Tempe Wick Rd
City/Town: Morristown, NJ
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Event Type: morris county, athletic, bbc
Organized By: Laura Occhipinti
Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2012

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Event Description

Let us help you get out on a Saturday morning! On the edge of Morristown, this historical park provides a scenic and easy hike for us to enjoy. We will hike an easy trail through forest and past historic recreations of soldier’s huts from the Revolutionary War (winter of 1779-1780). The trail is relatively flat with only small uphill and downhill so it is perfect for beginners.

After our adventure the group will go out for a healthy lunch at http://www.thehealthshoppes.com/contactus.html (Morristown location) Please bring directions with you.

Specs:
The hike is classified as easy and should take 2-2.5 hours.
The total length of the hike will be between 4 and 5 miles long and we will walk at an easy pace.
This hike is good for beginners!
As with all hikes you must be in reasonable athletic shape.

Register for Hike: Easy Jockey Hollow in Morristown, NJ on Eventbrite
Member Cost:
$5 for the first 10 to buy a ticket
$10 for the next 11-25 to buy a ticket
$20 at the door (so please register online)

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

Are you a Sideliner or Player? Go here for ticket discount info, http://www.njyp.org/group/the-better-body-challenge-main-group

Tickets:
There are a limited number of Tickets for sale. Tickets are not mailed, but your name will be kept at the door. Actual hike is subject to change depending on weather conditions, fallen trees, etc. All sales are final.

Sweeper:
If the group is large we are going to look for 2 volunteers to act as sweepers. 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.

What to bring:
Hiking boots or sneakers
2 Liters of Water (required).
Snacks, a light lunch, etc.
Layers if it is cold.
Toilet paper, tissues, plastic bags for garbage, etc.

Inclement Weather:
Heavy rain or extreme cold might cancel this hike. Please check your inbox for updates and the NJYP.org calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

Directions:
Take 287 North or South to exit 30B. At the light, make a right onto RT 202 North. Turn left at the light @ Tempe Wick Rd. (Do not let this confuse you as the street name on the right side is different). Take Tempe Wick Rd about 1.5 miles to the entrance of Jockey Hollow Rd on the right. Park at the first parking lot at the visitor’s center.

Find the group in the parking lot. We will not wait for latecomers so please be on time.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=&daddr=40.762162,-74.54567&hl=en&geocode=&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=16&sll=40.762016,-74.545906&sspn=0.011913,0.017145&ie=UTF8&ll=40.762715,-74.545691&spn=0.011913,0.017145&z=16

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Comment by Laura Occhipinti on February 24, 2012 at 7:06pm

Nelly - I hope you are ok!  I'll tell David you might not make it. Thanks for letting me know.

Comment by Nelly Galan on February 24, 2012 at 6:51pm
Hi Laura, I already rsvp'd but not sure if I'll be able to make it. I had a car accident today and haven't figured out and don't know what's going on with my car yet and not sure I'll be able to get the rental in time to make the hike. If everything works out for me tomorrow can I still make it or would you prefer I cancel my rsvp? I'm probably trying to fit too much for tomorrow morning
Susan Comment by Susan on February 24, 2012 at 11:17am

I remember this being a really nice hike, but I've been driving all over NJ for work, so I'm going to stay local.  Hope to make the next one.

Comment by Danielle on January 31, 2012 at 12:07am
The weather do far has been unpredictable, it was 60 Saturday then 40 sunday but it is usually cold :)

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