The Weather Channel: Newark, NJ
Donīt Need A Car!!!
NY-NJ Trail Conference). Great info on public transportation to trailheads
in the metro NYC area.
Itīs really easy to get away. Do it!
Metro-North Train Schedules (part of the MTA website)!
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Located at 232 Madison Avenue (37th St.). Great source for trail maps and other materials. Become a member, and get the newsletter and a discount on trail maps, books, and outdoor stores.
ExtraVertical Climbing Center Public climbing gym at 61 W. 62nd Street (Broadway) with a 50 ft. outdoor wall. (212) 586-5382. Youīll see me there frequently. Remember, climbing is an inherently dangerous activity, blah blah blah -- so much for my attempt at that universal disclaimer. : )
Local outdoors stores:
Eastern Mountain Sports Manhattan: 20 West 61st St. (212) 397-4860; 611 Broadway (at Houston) (212) 505-9860. West Nyack: Palisades Mall (914)348-6486. New Paltz: 3124 Rte. 44/55, Gardner (914) 255-3280.
Campmor Theyīre more than a catalog! Located on Rte. 17 in Saddle River, about half an hour from the city. 1-800-CAMPMOR. 10% discount for Trail Conference members!
Tents and Trails Great deals here: 21 Park Place, (212) 227-1760.
REI 500 Main St., New Rochelle. (914) 632-9222 Easy by car or Metro North.