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Giving Tuesday Challenge Raises More Than $65K

We’ve tallied your Giving Tuesday Challenge donations and we’re blown away: Our wonderful supporters helped us raise $32,501 from November 24 through December 1. Thanks to a generous contribution from the Janet Ross Fund, these tremendous contributions will be matched 1-to-1 … Continue reading

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Reaching Out in Westchester: Sharing the Trail Conference Mission

Text and photos by Andrea Minoff, Trail Conference volunteer Over the past several years, I have participated in several outreach events in Westchester County for the Trail Conference. If you are a not a “boots on the ground” kind of … Continue reading

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Long Distance Runners Meet Long Distance Trails Crew

By Bob Fuller, Crew Leader, Long Distance Trails Crew This June, while working on our Appalachian Trail relocation project on the southwest shoulder of Bear Mountain, the Long Distance Trails Crew (LDTC) had the distinct pleasure of meeting Tom Panek, … Continue reading

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When Is a Hike Really a “Hike”?

By Erin Roll, Trail Walker Contributor “If you can get a cell signal, it ain’t hiking.” That was a meme that someone had posted on the wall of a hiking-related Facebook group that I belong to. It was definitely intended … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market, AmazonSmile Make Donations to the Trail Conference

Whole Foods Market Whole Foods Market recently invited the Trail Conference to take part in one of its community giving days, known as a 5% Day. Trail Conference representatives deployed to the Paramus, Ridgewood, and Edgewater Whole Foods Market stores … Continue reading

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Restored High Bridge Offers a New View of NYC

By Charlotte Fahn, Trail Conference Board Member Hikers who enjoy urban walking can now create imaginative new routes in the western Bronx and north Manhattan, thanks to the long-dreamed-of reopening on June 9 of the High Bridge, New York City’s … Continue reading

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Catskill Conservation Corps Rehabilitates Devil’s Acre Lean-to on Hunter Mountain

By Doug Senterman, Catskills Program Coordinator  Five volunteers from around the Catskills and beyond joined Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Catskill Conservation Corps (CCC) staff members in a rugged hike up the Devil’s Path to the Devil’s Acre Lean-to on … Continue reading

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