Event: Catskills Winter Gear and Gab, Second Sundays Series at Spillian | Sunday, December 14, 2014

As part of the Trail Conference's Second Sundays at Spillian workshop series, they will be holding a winter hiking for the new-to-winter hiker presentation, a short stroll around the Spillian trails and a shopping opportunity with local outdoor retailers!

Winter Hiking
Beginning with avid Catskills hiker, Catskill 3500 Club Board Member and Trail Conference Catskills Assistant Program Coordinator Heather Rolland who will present a short program exploring getting started and getting inspired to get outside on the trails this winter, with a focus on gear, safety, and special concerns for kids and dogs while in the great outdoors.

Spillian Trails
Will Soter, the Trail Conference's Trails Chair for the southern Catskills, will lead a walk on the Spillian grounds, and discuss the many volunteer opportunities available to the public on local trails.

Winter Gear
Local outfitters Kenco The Work and Play Outfitter, Catskill Mountain Storehouse and Morgan Outdoors will be on hand to answer questions about winter gear, offer suggestions for must haves and stocking stuffers, and yes - they will have a wonderful array of great stuff to help you get outside and play.

Refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to the public and you can register on the Trail Conference's page for this event or by calling 518.628.4243.  Spillian is located at 50 Todd Mountain Road in Fleischmanns, NY.