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Winter trails New York : the best cross-country ski & snowshoe trails
Farra, Johanna.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, [2001]

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xxix, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
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This guide describes the best cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails for all skill levels throughout New York state Profiles for each trail include everything from the length to difficulty of the trail

Author Notes

Ron Farra is an outdoor recreation columnist and founder of the Nordic division of the New York State Ski Racing Association
Johanna Farra is a travel and outdoor sports columnist

Table of Contents

Forewordp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Adirondack Region
1. Lake Road Trail at the Ausable Clubp. 2
2. Ridge Trail Loop at Bark Eater Lodgep. 6
3. Competition Trail Loop at Crandall Parkp. 11
4. Balm of Gilead Trail Loop at Garnett Hill Nordic Ski Centerp. 15
5. Jackrabbit Trail at Saranac Lakep. 19
6. Flatlander Extension Trail Loop at Mt. Van Hoevenbergp. 24
7. Lake Road Trail at Camp Santanoni Forest Preservep. 28
8. Rich Lake and Peninsula Trails at Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Centerp. 33
9. Hudson River Trail at Warren County Nordic Ski Trail Systemp. 38
Allegany Region
10. Sweetwater Trail Loop at Allegany State Parkp. 44
11. Yellow Trail Loop at Phillips Creek Trail Systemp. 48
Catskill/Palisades Region
12. A and AA Trails at Belleayre Cross-Country Ski Trailsp. 53
13. Neversink and Sugar Shack Trails at Frost Valley YMCAp. 58
14. Awosting and Castle Point Trail Loop at Minnewaska State Park Preservep. 63
15. Eagle Cliff Trail at Mohonk Mountain Housep. 67
16. Rochester Hollow Trail at Catskill Forest Preservep. 72
17. Mountain Trail Loop at Williams Lake Resortp. 76
Central Region
18. Towpath Trail Loop at Chenango Valley State Parkp. 81
19. Lakes Trail at Green Lakes State Parkp. 86
20. Oquaga Creek Winter Trail at Oquaga Creek State Parkp. 91
21. The Nature Trail at Rogers Environmental Education Centerp. 95
22. Nature Trail at Verona Beach State Parkp. 100
Finger Lakes Region
23. The Red Trail Loop at Bear Swamp Forestp. 104
24. The Yellow Trail at Hammond Hill State Forestp. 109
25. Sidewinder Trail Loop at Harriet Hollister Spencer Memorial State Recreation Areap. 115
Genesee Region
26. Finger Lakes Trail at Letchworth State Parkp. 120
27. Gravel Trail Loop at Letchworth State Parkp. 125
28. North Meadow Trail Loop at Mendon Ponds County Parkp. 129
Hudson Valley/Taconic Region
29. Old Pasture Trail Loop at Fahnestock Winter Parkp. 134
30. Eagle Hill Trail Loop at Rockefeller State Park Preservep. 138
Long Island Region
31. Yellow-Red Trail Loop at Connetquot River State Park Preservep. 143
Niagara Region
32. Rusty Nail Ski Trail Loop at Byrncliff Resortp. 149
Saratoga/Capital District
33. Spruce Bog Trail Loop at Grafton Lakes State Parkp. 153
34. Sisu-Karhu Trail Loop at Lapland Lake Ski Centerp. 157
35. The Long Path at Cole Hill State Forestp. 162
36. Nature Trail Ski Loop at Moreau Lake State Parkp. 168
37. Round Top Trail at Pineridge Cross-Country Ski Areap. 173
38. Gideon Putnam Trail at Saratoga Spa State Parkp. 177
39. Cliff Trail Loop at Thacher Parkp. 182
40. Wilkinson Trail at Saratoga National Historical Parkp. 187
Thousand Islands Region
41. The Langlauf Trail at Clarkson Universityp. 193
42. Warm Brook Trail Loop at Higley Flow State Parkp. 198
43. New Trail Loop at Osceola Tug Hill Cross-Country Ski Centerp. 203
44. Lookout Trail Loop at Salmon Hills Cross-Country Ski Resortp. 208
45. Bill's Belly Trail Loop at Tug Hill Tourathon Trailsp. 214
Appendixp. 219
Bibliographyp. 224
Recommended Readingp. 225
About the Authorsp. 226