Category Archives: Outings Report

Memorial Day Work-Play Klondike Trail Weekend ’18

Our group of five had been warned that an earlier wind event probably produced a lot of blow down on the Klondike trail in the High Peaks. An additional challenge was that thunder storms were predicted for mid-afternoon of our … Continue reading

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Lockport to Gasport Bike Ride – 7/8/18

Our group of eleven set out on a perfect summer day with temps in the the low to mid-eighties.  We had full sun with a mild breeze as we worked our way to Gasport.  The gravel bike path was very … Continue reading

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Oak Orchard River Paddle – 7/14/18

Seven kayak paddlers spotted their cars at the take-out and returned to the put-in near Gravel Road north of Medina in Orleans County.  The river was flowing nicely due to the water contribution from the Barge Canal.  We were joined … Continue reading

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Trip Report Grand Island Hike and Breakfast Feb. 4, 2017

Tom Burkman had a wonderful breakfast for us hikers of bacon, eggs, coffee, and juice.  Participants added fresh fruit, English muffins and exotic flavors of yogurt. Yummy!  With our bellies full and a feeling of camaraderie, we set off for … Continue reading

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Trip Report Stiglemeier Hike Feb. 4, 2017

Beth Hartz led a friendly group on a beautiful winter hike through scenic Stiglmeier Park. We we treated to several bird sightings, including a Red-bellied Woodpecker! We also savored the wide variety of Old Growth trees there, including ash, black … Continue reading

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Knox Farm Jan. 11, 2017

No -Snow – Walk at Knox Park – January 11, 2017 On a cold & dry winter morning four of us walked almost all of the perimeter paths at Knox Farm. We made a brief stop at the ‘little library … Continue reading

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Franklin Gulf Park, May 22 2016

Kim Newland treated us to a fantastic afternoon hike in one of Western NY’s little-known wilderness gems. Eight hikers enjoyed serene woods filled with spring wildflowers including several patches of spectacular Pink Lady’s Slippers (aka Moccasin Flowers). After hiking along … Continue reading

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XC Ski at Elma Meadows on Feb 13, 2016

Feb. 13th, the coldest day this winter had 6 crazy people, a combination of ADK’ers and Buffalo Nordic members brave the sub-zero temps and XC Ski out at Elma Meadows.  Originally, the plan was Bryncliff, but even with the lake-effect … Continue reading

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Snowshoe at Erie County Forest – January 17 2016

On January 17 our enthusiastic group enjoyed Cheryl’s classic Figure 8 snowshoe hike on the beautiful snow-covered Erie County Forestry Trail near Sardinia. After over 3 miles of gentle hills, majestic tall trees and scenic flowing streams we finished our … Continue reading

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Franklin Gulf Hike November 8 2015

Seven hikers enjoyed exploring Franklin Gulf, Erie County park in Eden on November 8th. It was a beautiful fall day, with temperatures above normal for November, but perfect for hiking. Most of the trees were bare, which allowed for the … Continue reading

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