Event Details

Hike: Early Summer

Time: July 18, 2015 from 10:30am to 1pm
Location: Lewis Morris Park
Street: 270 Mendham Rd
City/Town: Morristown, NJ
Event Type: morris county, social, athletic
Organized By: Brian and Mike
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2015

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Event Description

Join us on this early Summer hike to get to know fellow NJYPers and take in the beauty of this park, which happens to be the very first park designated in the Morris County Park System. Substantially greater today than it's original land area, we will explore and enjoy several of the many trails inside the 1154 acres that make up Lewis Morris Park. Afterward, the group may go for a late lunch and drinks...totally optional but always fun!

Eventbrite - Hike: Summer Solstice

Member Cost:
$5 online
$20 the day of and at the door

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

Tickets:
There are a limited number of tickets for sale. Tickets are not mailed, but your name will be kept at the door. All sales are final.

Specs:
Difficulty level is 2.3, http://www.njyp.org/page/hike-ratings
Length of the hike is about 4-5 miles long and we will walk at a moderate pace.
The hike should take about 2.5 hours.
As with all hikes you must be in good, athletic shape.

Sweeper:
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:
Maren will be leading this hike. She will make sure the hike starts on time so please arrive on time.

What to bring:
Water (required).
Hiking boots and bug spray recommended.
A light snack.

Inclement Weather:
Heavy precipitation will cancel this hike; drizzle will not. Please check your inbox for updates and the NJYP.org calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

Directions:
Park in large lot by ball fields and Sunrise Lake.
Map of the lot - http://goo.gl/maps/fUtJE
Near, 270 Mendham Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960

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Comment by Brian Melnick on July 30, 2015 at 6:08pm

I apologize to those of you that were unable to find the group/hike leader. We'll be reaching out to you personally by email and do our best to make directions more clear in the future.

Comment by Michael on July 18, 2015 at 10:39pm

I think you guys were at the wrong place, Daniella. I found Maren in the parking lot, and we waited until 10:50 for people before we set out.

Comment by Daniella on July 18, 2015 at 9:58pm

I was very disappointed by the organization of this hike, there were 5 of us waiting at the specified meet up spot, we sent multiple messaged via the contact hike leader link..We waited until 11:00 and took off on our own unguided tour.  This was my first event. FUTURE : The phone number of the event leader as well as the hike trail name should be notified in the activity feed for people lost or whom have questions.

Comment by Sinuhe on July 18, 2015 at 11:29am
I got lost, but i am finally here, can I join you?
Comment by Maren on July 18, 2015 at 10:53am
We're here and all is clear for the next couple hours!
Comment by Michael on July 18, 2015 at 8:03am

It's not just passing showers, I'm hearing thunder out there. Is the hike still on?

Comment by Brian and Mike on July 17, 2015 at 10:03pm

Passing showers will not cancel this hike.  Please still meet up and wait for instructions from Maren.

Comment by Michael on July 17, 2015 at 10:18am

I'll be bringing my walking sticks for sale or borrowing. See y'all there!

Comment by Brian and Mike on June 27, 2015 at 8:24pm

Due to rain we are moving this hike. 
Old date is 6.28.15 and NEW date is 7.18.15

Comment by Grace on May 17, 2015 at 9:01pm

Is anyone driving from Bayonne, Jersey city, or hoboken that I could carpool with?  Thanks!  :) 

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