Second Breakneck Ridge Trail Steward Named

BrettTrail Conference member and volunteer Brett Schollman of Cortland Manor, NY, is newly appointed as one of two Breakneck Ridge Trail Stewards hired by the Trail Conference to provide trail advice to hikers. Brett joins Kali Bird of Beacon either staffing a table at the foot of the “most popular trail in North America,” or hiking along the trail, sharing info about how to hike safely while respecting this great natural resource in the Hudson Highlands. The trailhead for this Hudson Highlands State Park trail is along Route 9D on the Dutchess/Putnam County border.

Brett is an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, completing his Georgia to Maine trek in 2011. He has also worked as a snowboard instructor at Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont. He is a 2009 graduate of State University of New York at Albany with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

The Trail Conference is pleased to be working with Hudson Highlands State Park on this project to connect with hikers right on the trail and improve the trail experience for everyone.

About Trail Walker

Since 1920, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has partnered with parks to create, protect, and promote a network of more than 2,100 miles of public trails in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region. The Trail Conference organizes volunteer service projects that keep these trails open, safe, and enjoyable for the public. We publish maps and books that guide public use of these trails. The Trail Conference is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization with a membership of 10,000 individuals and 100 clubs with a combined membership of 100,000 active, outdoor-loving people.
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