Led by Will Soter, the Trail Conference’s Southern Catskills Co-Chair, a NYS Outdoor Guide and avid Catskills hiker and the Trail Conference Catskills Program Coordinator Heather Rolland, this workshop will cover topics such as: how to select and plan a hike for you or your group; how to determine your ability; how to determine the intensity or difficulty of a trip; what gear you should always have; and how to utilize the tools and resource available to ensure the safest/best experience.
Refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public. Please register on the Trail Conference’s event page.
About the Presenters:
Will Soter is the Trail Conference’s Trails Chair for the southern Catskills, CEO and Lead Guide of Upstate Adventure Guides, and a registered New York State Guide. Will has years of experience exploring and hiking throughout the Catskills and as a guide, he strives to provide a superior level of wilderness guidance, while maximizing the visitor’s experience.
Heather Rolland is an avid Catskills hiker, the Trail Conference’s Catskills Program Coordinator, a member of the Board of Directors of the Catskill 3500 Club and is currently working on her Catskills All Trails Patch.