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The Dunderberg Spiral Railway and Cornell Mine Ruins

Location

Parking lot by junction of Rt 9W and River Road, by sign for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. 4 miles south of Bear Mountain Bridge .

, NY

41.316803 -73.991085

County: Rockland
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 19, 2021, 10:00AM
  • September 19, 2021, 10:00AM

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description Join David A. Steinberg, author, "Hiking the Road to Ruins" as we search out impressive remains of the never-completed Dunderberg Spiral Railway. Also on the agenda are the multiple Cornell Mine sites high up and an experiment in time travel. Expect to see filled-in and drilled-out rights-of-way, tunnels, mines, and commanding mountaintop views. This is a challenging hike, done at a leisurely pace, with lots of rewards for your hard work. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. Sponsoring Organization Hiking the Road to Ruins

Contact Information

theroad2ruins@gmail.com
914-274-0449

Registration

Advance registration required.
Please RSVP at least 48 hours in advance.
$5

Additional Information

Significant elevation changes, foot trails, woods roads, some bushwhacking, one monster descent (possibly avoided, decided on day of hike).

Event Duration (hours): 4
Lunch Break: Yes
Bring your own lunch.
Difficulty: Difficult
Not suitable for children under age 13.
Length (miles): 8+
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: Yes

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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