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Trip Report – Letchworth Gorge Trail – October 17, 2015

Eight enthusiastic hikers savored the gorgeous views and glorious colors along the 3-mile section of the Gorge Trail between Lower and Upper Falls. Letchworth was crowded with throngs of leaf peepers, This is IP address of your ADSL switch. The … Continue reading

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Trip Report for Zoar Valley HIke Sept 26

Ten hikers (and a Spaniel named Cooper) ventured to Zoar Valley on a beautiful, sunny fall day. The trees already had a bit of color, and the air had a touch of fall scents and damp earth. The hike started … Continue reading

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October 5th Paddle of Oak Orchard River

We had a marvelous day on the river.  Due to some recent rain, The river was running higher than recently.  That was a good thing in view of the difficulty in paddling over gravel in recent weeks.  It also made … Continue reading

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Killarney Provincial Park Backcountry Paddle Trip – August 15-19, 2015

After leaving the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital parking lot in Lewiston, NY, we had clear sailing until going north on Rt. 400 from Toronto.  It seems that everyone else was trying to go north for the weekend.  It took an … Continue reading

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Lockport Paddle – August 22 2015

We had a beautiful day for thirteen paddlers and one dog to paddle down the Erie Canal to and through the Lockport Locks.  The Erie Canal is always a calm water paddle, with very little boat traffic in the area … Continue reading

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BIKE – Niagara Falls to Devil’s Hole – July 19, 2015

There were seven bikers who decided Sunday morning was the perfect time to check out the falls via wheels and spokes. Traveling the bike path beside the Niagara River we stopped to admire the jaw dropping view the rapids, where … Continue reading

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Wed. Evening Hike – July 15, 2015 – Beautiful Evening

After a rainy week it was refreshingly cool and dry for our evening hike at Chestnut Ridge Park.  We welcomed two “new-to-our-group” hikers who, along with the others, enjoyed sharing and talking while we hiked along the trail.  There was … Continue reading

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Erie County Forest Hike July 5th 2015

Away from the noise of everyday life, this lovely forest refreshed our minds and spirits as we hiked along the 4 mile ‘yellow’ trail.  We came to see that there are many different trails for a variety of hiking options and xc … Continue reading

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Independence Day Paddle 2015

Bob Van Hise writes on our ADK-Niagara Frontier Chapter Facebook page: “33 club members and friends met this morning to paddle from Lewiston to Youngstown on a beautiful sunny Holiday.”  The album of pictures from the event is awesome.  Check … Continue reading

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Wed. Evening Hike – June 17 2015 – A Hike for the Senses

On this calm, cooler evening our merry group of newcomers and regulars enjoyed a delightful hike through the woods. There was much conversation, huffing and puffing on hills and some sighs as we enjoyed the beauty. We reveled in the … Continue reading

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