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New York - Plotter Kill Nature Preserve

Hey, ladies! Here's another opportunity to explore the waterfalls of the upper Hudson Valley/Capital Region! Pack snowshoes because unless there's some kind of winter miracle, I think the snow is here to stay! This is going to be a low-key, flexible opportunity to become more comfortable with using your snow shoes on the trail. We'll play it by ear and adjust our plans as needed. For now, the plan is to do the entire 5-6 mile loop (the distance varies in every resource I check on this site!). 

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Kristie!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 

If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here: 

I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 

Plotter Kill Nature Preserve

Trail Rating: Green (Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required (think about how you’re going to keep that water from freezing!).

Date: February 2, 2019

Time: 10am – 2pm (but again, we’ll totally adjust based upon the needs of the group)

Distance: 4-5 miles

Elevation Gain: 866’

AllTrails Track:

Water Required: 2L and figure out how to keep it from freezing!

Dogs: no

Permits / Passes: none

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 3809 Mariaville Rd; Schenectady, New York 12306

Kids: No

Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***