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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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Paris Climate Summit Hike, November 8, 2015

On a bright November Sunday morning 15 of us met at the “Discovery Center in Niagara Falls State Park.” We were a mix of ADKers, Sierrans and students. Our leader Jay Wopperer was dressed in a tiger costume; there was … Continue reading

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Oak Orchard Paddle – October 24, 2015

Bob Ensminger led a paddle on Oak Orchard and sent in this picture.  Doesn’t it look lovely and peaceful?

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Hike – Deerlick – October 31

David and Wendy Bray were wonderful leaders for our scenic hike in the Deer Lick Conservation Area, owned by The Nature Conservancy. Fall colors, old growth trees and deep gorges provided spectacular views. Good company, great weather and a natural … Continue reading

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