First Saturdays on the Trail

Tree in winter

Winter Survival Hike

Saturday, January 27th, 2017 

Don’t be caught unprepared on a winter hike! Learn about important survival strategies such as finding shelter, staying warm, and not getting lost. This month’s hike and talk will be led by Michael Drillinger, Catskill Center for Conservation and Development and Matt Helffrich Youth Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County on January 6th at the Israel Wittman Sanctuary. The Israel Wittman Sanctuary opened in October and contains a gently-graded two mile loop trail through the woods. Please dress warmly and have appropriate footwear for some snow cover.

This “First Saturdays on the Trail” monthly event is sponsored by Woodstock Land Conservancy. The hike is capped at 20 people. Please RSVP to Kate Berdan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Parking is limited; please meet at the Woodstock Music Lab (1700 Sawkill Rd, Kingston) at 8:30 a.m. for carpooling.