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Outdoor Skills: Winter Hiking Weekend Getaway

Date and Time

Friday, January 19, 2018 3:00PM - Sunday, January 21, 2018 2:00PM

Location

Mohican Outdoor Center,
New Jersey, Delaware Water Gap,
NJ

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am-5pm, Monday-Saturday)

Overview

Are you a 3-season hiker who is considering expanding into winter activities this year? This is your chance to learn about clothing, equipment, and safety issues that go beyond 3 season conditions. We will have at least two hikes, of varying lengths and difficulty levels, each day. Snowshoe and traction device rentals will be available if needed. Cost includes Friday and Saturday lodging, casual Friday dinner buffet 6-8 p.m., breakfast and a trail lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and Saturday dinner. Bring your own adult beverages, and a water bottle for hiking. For reservations please call 603-466-2727. Questions about Camp Mohican call 908-362-5670.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Starting at:

Adult: $179 member / $193 non-member

Driving Directions


DIRECTIONS TO MOHICAN OUTDOOR CENTER From New York City, western Connecticut, and points North: • Take the New York Thruway South (Interstate 87 South) to Interstate 287 South to Interstate 80 West • OR Take the George Washington Bridge to Interstate 80 West. • Take Interstate 80 West to Route 521 North (Exit 12, Hope, N.J.). Take the right fork of the exit and follow signs for Blairstown. • Take Route 521 North to Route 94 and turn left to head south. • Take Route 94 South for 1.1 miles through Blairstown to Mohican Road and turn right on Mohican Road. • Follow directions below from Mohican Road. From central New Jersey: • Take Route 31 North until it ends in Buttzville, N.J. and intersects with Route 46. • Turn left on Route 46 West and follow for about 1 mile to Route 519. • Take Route 519 North to Route 521 North in Hope, N.J. • Take Route 521 North to Route 94 and turn left to head south. • Take Route 94 South for 1.1 miles through Blairstown to Mohican Road. • Turn right on Mohican Road. • Follow directions below from Mohican Road. From Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania: • Take the NE Extension of the PA Turnpike (Interstate 476 North) to US 22 East (Exit 33, Lehigh Valley). • Take US 22 East to Route 33 North. • Take Route 33 North to Interstate 80 East. • Take Interstate 80 East to Route 94 North. • Take Route 94 North about 7 miles to a traffic light, near an A&P Shopping Center on the left. • Go through the light and keep going for approximately 1 mile. • After about 1 mile past the traffic light, turn left onto Mohican Road. From Mohican Road: • Follow Mohican Road 3.5 miles to Gaisler Road. CAUTION: This is a winding road with several forks; always bear right at the forks. • Turn left and take Gaisler Road for 1/2 mile. • Turn right onto Camp Road. CAUTION: This road turns into a dirt road, keep following • Cross the Appalachian Trail. • You will come to an unlocked gate; drive through.

Winter Hiking 101

Activities

Backpacking
Hiking
Snowshoeing

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Mohican Outdoor Center

Difficulty

Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


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