Category Archives: Sterling Forest

Wow! 800 Feet of New Trail at Sterling Forest and We’re Just Getting Started

by Charlotte Rutherford, AmeriCorps member of our Palisades Trail Crew Memorial Day  kicked off the start of summer, and we’re heating up on the Doris Duke side-hilling project! A big hearty thank-you to our awesome volunteers who helped us complete around … Continue reading

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Sledge-hammer Therapy: A New Zen Workout

By Sona Mason Move front hand to the head. Lift.  Slide hand back to the other hand. Smash. As a life-long gym-hater, I don’t find many opportunities for an upper body workout. Hiking exercises only the largest muscles, situated on … Continue reading

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Irene-Devastated Trail Rehabilitated on Wildcat Mountain

By Sona Mason Our first season on the Sterling Forest State Park Backcountry Trails Project ended with volunteers completing the rehabilitation of a Hurricane Irene-devastated section of trail leading to Wildcat Mountain (photo at left). This was the last project … Continue reading

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