Tag Archives: Bear Mountain

I Caught the Stone Bug—and Got Certified

By Kevin Stamey, AmeriCorps member of the Megalithic Trail Crew on Bear Mountain   Trail workers face many hazards, like bad weather and getting bitten by ticks.  A lesser known hazard is the bite of the stone bug, which overwhelms … Continue reading

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AT Section in Harriman-Bear Mountain Ablaze with Improved Markings

Text by Andrea Minoff and Bob Fuller, members of the Long Distance Trails Crew. Photos by Andrea Minoff. Members of the Long Distance Trails Crew (LDTC) took advantage of the lovely weather on Sunday, May 3 to refresh and realign … Continue reading

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Long Distance Trails Crew Kicks Off Trail-Building Season

Crew Starts Appalachian Trail Relocation at Bear Mountain Text by Bob Fuller; pictures by Marty Costello, members of the Long Distance Trails Crew After a winter of fun crew outings—including hikes, snowshoeing, and a New Year’s Eve party—the Long Distance … Continue reading

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Getting to Know a Dragon on Bear Mountain

By Caitlyn Ball, AmeriCorps member of the Bear Mountain Crew The Komodo Dragon joins us every weekend on Bear Mountain. He’s aptly been given this nickname because of the tenacious manner in which he goes about his work. Daniel Yu … Continue reading

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Bear Mountain: More Than a Trail; a Gathering Place

By Caitlyn Ball, AmeriCorps member of the Bear Mountain Crew Every section of the Appalachian Trail is unique. The approximately 2,180-mile trail extends from Georgia’s Springer Mountain to Mt. Katahdin in Maine. It brings its determined hikers across rolling hills, meadows … Continue reading

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Canycom Battles and Heavy Downpours!

By Caitlyn Ball, AmeriCorps member of the Bear Mountain Trail Crew The trail surfacing material has arrived at Bear Mountain!!!  This may seem an unusual thing to be excited about, but the Bear Mountain Trail Crew is excited about progress. … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps, Reporting from Bear Mountain

By Caitlyn Ball, AmeriCorps member of the Bear Mountain Trail Crew Wednesday, June 11, 2014: Hey party people! I’m reporting to you from the office (booo hissss!) about some of the work we’ve been doing out on the trail at … Continue reading

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