for those interested we will be running the second annual Wagathon on Sunday, November 12.
Meet at Sam's Point Preserve Parking around 8 am for the start. Finish at the steel bridge over the Wallkill in New Paltz, within crawling distance of the Otter. First in buys a round for all participants.
This is a terrific event which takes in many of the highlites of the ridge. It is absolutely unofficial.
each participant is reponsible for his/ her water, aid, transportation & entry fee's into the Mohonk preserve. Miles approx. 3-8 are on rough trail/ carriage rd. & there is a rock scramble & stair climb some 20 plus miles into race.
uphill to Sam's Point, pass Lake Maratanza
High Point Carriageway north to Napanoch Point
Smilet Carriageway to Lake Awosting
Lake Awosting to Castle Point.
Castle Point to Lake Minniwaska
Lake Minniwaska to Awosting Falls & Trapps Rd. to steel bridge over 44/55
Undercliff Carriageway to Rhododendron Bridge,
Laurel Ledge Carriage way to Humpty Dumpty to left on Short Woodland.
Left onto Lake Shore Path
Lake Shore Carriageway to Spring Path
Marked rock Scramble to The Crevice & ascend
At Sky top Summit climb the Smiley Tower & look back at from where you came & forward to New Paltz.
Descend Sky Top Carriageway to Huegunot Drive (north than south)
From Woodland Bridge take Bridge Carriage way to Forest Drive
Descend Forest Drive to Lenape Lane
Lenape to Butterville Rd., quick left and right onto GateHouse
to 299 to finish Steel bridge over Wallkill (east side)
This run is estimated at over 27 miles, half our field last year got lost out in the badlands.
This is certainly not the shortest distance between 2 points but, it is a wagathon