New YorkNew York - Mid-Hudson Valley

Dames in the New York area have three chapters to choose from!!! We suggest you join them all and take advantage of all of the fun activities the Dames have to offer!


Cynthia Denises
Head Dame
NY - Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter

I have lived in the Hudson Valley for most of my life, with two years in Pennsylvania and 9 months in Florida, I always yearned to be back in the Catskills. I can't remember a time when hiking has not been part of my life. My parents took me and my three siblings on Hikes and my friends and I have many stories from our various adventures in the Hills. I have accomplished the requirements for the 3500 Club. This means I have hiked all the peaks in the Catskills over 3,500 feet with four hiked again during the winter. Although I am proud of this accomplishment, my favorite treks now are those that have a trail to follow with a reward at the end such as a glorious view or a waterfall to rest near. I found the Trail Dames since my husband often works weekends and I wanted a non-competitive group to hike with. As soon as I took my first hike with Laura of the Capital District, I knew we needed a chapter in the Catskill area. I am so excited to share these Beauties with those that are ready for fun relaxation fresh air and friends. See you on the trail, Cindy


To join the New York - Mid-Hudson Valley Trail Dames Meetup, click here.


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