Author Archives: David Kowalski

HIKE — Erie County Forestry Trails — 3/14/20

Our cheery group of 7 fit hikers greeted each other with elbow bumps and thoroughly enjoyed 5 miles of rolling terrain and scenic bridges at this WNY gem. We savored virus-free fresh crisp air and early spring trail conditions with … Continue reading

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XC SKI — Knox Farm — 2/15/20

Young Member ladies met on a beautiful, clear … and brisk morning for a 3.5 mile ski in East Aurora’s Knox Farm. For such a gorgeous morning we were lucky to have most of the trails to ourselves! We welcomed … Continue reading

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SS HIKE — Beaver Meadow Audubon Center — 2/08/20

Our group of 9 snow-lovers enjoyed picture perfect winter hiking conditions for our 3-mile trek throughout the nature trails at Beaver Meadow. Snowshoes were ideal for the several inches of fresh snow this southern venue received, and we feasted on … Continue reading

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XC SKI — Byrncliff Outing — 2/16/20

The day was cloudy and cold. The snow was perfect and the trails were well groomed. It was worth the cost of the passes, $14 for seniors. Some meet up with us at the Park-N-Ride in Williamsville, and others met … Continue reading

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BIKE – Clarence Hollow to Akron Falls Park – 11/29/19

The best ‘Black Friday’ deal was fresh air and exercise. ADK cyclists were not deterred by chilly temperatures and a few flakes as they pedaled from the Clarence Hollow to Akron Falls Park. Bird watching and pleasant conversation made for … Continue reading

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BIKE — Lockport to Middleport — 9/22/19

Riders left the Wide Waters Marina with a very favorable tail wind for their trip to Middleport. The breeze made for a quick ride out and made the mid summer temps & humidity bearable. The bicyclists made a pit stop … Continue reading

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HIKE — Deer Lick Nature Sanctuary — 9/21/19

Our delightful group of twelve enjoyed sunshine and colorful early Fall foliage for an enjoyable 4-mile hike at Deer Lick Nature Sanctuary. We enjoyed all the special features that this WNY gem offers including maidenhair and sensitive ferns, a spectacular … Continue reading

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PADDLE — E. Ferry Road / Grand Island — 9/15/19

Thank you Janet Morrow for leading this wonderful end of summer paddle. We launched using both the roller dock and the gravel covered gentle incline into the water. No wind, no waves and only a few motor boats. We had … Continue reading

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BIKE & BLUES — Niagara Falls Shoreline Trail and Festival — 9/14/19

Thank you Richard for leading this annual outing. It was a beautiful day, lots of sun with a steady wind coming off the river. The group met at the LaSalle Waterfront Park, followed the trail along the river to Niagara … Continue reading

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BIKE — Amherst to Lockport — 9/8/19

Bicyclists enjoyed a 15 mile ride along the newly completed Canalway Trail. The path’s undulating course made for great cycling and the vistas were very scenic. The weather was cool and overcast which made for a perfect morning ride. — … Continue reading

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