Our Stories

Clark Hill State Forest: Project Spotlight

  In the summer of 2021, proposed NCT route scouting and flagging began in Clark Hill State Forest in central New York State. Stephanie Campbell, NCTA Regional Trail Coordinator for New York and Vermont, and Steve Kinne, NCTA Central New York Chapter volunteer, walked the proposed Trail route through Clark Hill State Forest from Latteiman […]

Trail Emergencies Workshop Recap

  Mid-January, the Adirondack Mountain Club-Onondaga Chapter sponsored a Trail Emergencies Workshop, using parts of the Finger Lakes Trail and North Country Trail in Highland Forest County Park (NY). Instructor Jeff Sargent, with help from Kathy Way, presented a two-hour Zoom session and a four-hour outdoor skills practice and demonstration. Sargent also trains Nordic ski […]

Jennifer Bieniek: Hike 100 Finisher

  “I have shared the NCT love with many people.” Jennifer Bieniek of southern New York participated in the NCTA Hike 100 Challenge in 2020 and submitted her completion form in September. In February 2021, we at the NCTA selected one 2020 finisher from the hundreds who submitted completion forms to win a grand prize […]