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The SRT Run/Hike Completes Its Third Year with Record Participation and Success Rate

By Ken Posner, SRT Run/Hike Co-founder and Trail Conference Board Member/Volunteer The third edition of the SRT Run/Hike took place Sept. 16-17, drawing 102 participants to the spectacular Shawangunk Ridge Trail. This unique connector trail, created by the Trail Conference, … Continue reading

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Our 2015 Fall Sale Is Going On Now!

Our annual Fall Sale is going on now! Get 35% off Trail Conference maps and books, plus special pricing on combo deals and memberships through Sunday, Nov. 8. Membership $10 off: Individual Supporter: $30, Family Supporter: $40 $10 off: Senior Supporter: $25, Senior … Continue reading

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Rebirth and Reroutes Along the Shawangunk Ridge Trail

The Shawangunk Ridge Trail took a hit this spring, when a massive wildfire sparked in Summitville, N.Y., ended up burning 2,600 acres across the ridge. No injuries or structural damage were reported, and the fire—which was ignited on May 3 … Continue reading

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Tossing Snowballs in May: Long Distance Trails Crew Explores the Ellenville Ice Caves

It’s not all work for the Long Distance Trails Crew. Members of this trail-building team recently took a holiday to the ice caves in the Shawangunks.  By David Booth, member of the Long Distance Trails Crew Photos by Franz Rucker and … Continue reading

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New York-New Jersey Trail Conference: A Legacy of Advocacy

By Peter Dolan, New Jersey Program Coordinator When you think of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it our maps and books, which thousands rely on to enjoy their weekend hikes? … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for the Shawangunk Ridge Trail Run/Hike

Help raise awareness for the Shawangunks (Gunks Greenway) and our work to save the last unprotected segments of the SRT by volunteering at the Shawangunk Ridge Trail Run/Hike taking place this weekend, Sept. 19-21. Several portions of the ridge are still threatened … Continue reading

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Run/Hike Shawangunk Ridge Trail in September

The Shawangunk Ridge Trail now extends 74 miles, from High Point State Park in New Jersey all the way to the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and the rail trail trestle in Rosendale, NY. To draw attention to the extended trail … Continue reading

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New York State Announces Grant for Gunks Greenway Project

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is among 53 New York land trusts that will receive funding for land preservation work in 2012-2013 from the Conservation Partnership Program. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust … Continue reading

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