Drink in stunning views and a selection of fine local whiskeys on a hiking adventure to remember.
This is the ultimate city escape as you hike through the magnificent Minnewaska Preserve for amazing panoramic views across the entire Hudson Valley and Highlands. Take a guided tour through spectacular scenery as you climb and descend to an elevation of 600 ft and feast your eyes on stunning vistas across one of New York State's most incredible landscapes.
Next it's time to quench your thirst, as you visit a historical distillery to sample a selection of fine whiskeys. Learn more about the distillery process as you go behind the scenes at a venue that's listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Discover more about the craft of small-batch distillation as you meet the owners and hear their colorful stories.
This tour is designed to give you a real taste of what hiking is all about. You'll tackle intermediate terrain, including light rock scrambles and ascending peaks. The trip is designed to invigorate you and inspire you to continue strengthening your hiking skills.
A truly memorable and unique adventure suitable for most people of moderate fitness.
Upcoming 2015 dates: Sept 26th & Oct 11th
Weather conditions are closely monitored before each trip. Unsuitable conditions may lead to the event being postponed to a later date.
Tours depart from Eastern Mountain Sports, Upper West Side (Corner Broadway/76th Street)