Sunday, December 25, 2022

Staying local this Christmas? Don’t celebrate? Or just want to have a unique holiday experience? This hike is for you. We are celebrating  AU style!

Join friends – old and new – on a beautiful hike that starts and ends at a pond and takes you over the summits of four mountains. Even with the multiple peaks, this is a moderate hike, and you will be able to spend the day enjoying views and conversation. We’ll, of course, have some surprise Christmas treats for everyone. And we are staying very close to NYC, so there is no long drive home.

Join us to ring in the holiday season with your favorite people, in your favorite setting!

Level: Relaxed (Learn More)

Mileage: 5 miles

Elevation Gain: 700 feet

Group Size: 2 - 14 adventurers


The North Face, UWS

Check-in Time: 7:00 am

Departure Time: 7:15 am

Return Time: Approximately 5:00 pm



  • Hiking boots (required)
  • Weather-appropriate, moisture-wicking, athletic clothing (no cotton)
  • Wool or synthetic socks (no cotton)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses


  • Lunch
  • Ample Snacks
  • At least three (3) liters of water
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Extra layers to adjust for changing weather conditions
  • Extra pair of wool socks
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • A change of clothes for the ride back (optional)