Hike & Wine Tasting

The North Face
The North Face
2101 Broadway
8:15AM
to 6:00PM
8:15AM to 6:00PM
Arrive by 8:00AM
Intensity
3/10
4.5 miles
600 feet
elevation gain
21+
$99

About the trip

Hit the trails and sip on wine

What We Love

  • Visit a beautiful alpine lake
  • Stunning open views
  • Delicious New York Wine
  • Bond with new friends and explore the grounds

Your Day

Today is all about taking advantage of the best that the Hudson Valley as to offer! We'll kick off the day with a moderate hike around a mountain lake and along stunning ridge lines. There will be plenty of scenic vistas perfect for photos as you get your heart pumping. Refreshed from a invigorating hike, you will enjoy wine tasting at a real farm winery in New York's Hudson Valley. The wines are made from their own vineyards and from across the state. You will sample a variety of wines which could include Chardonnays, Cabernet Franc, barrel fermented reds, and delicious fruit wines. You'll be able to spend the afternoon relaxing and enjoying the grounds while chatting with old and new friends.

Perfect for New hikers, experienced hikers looking for a relaxing day

Your Guide
Natalya Grigoryev
Guide

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Level 3/10
600 feet elevation gain
4.5 miles
The North Face2101 Broadway
8:15AM to 6:00PMArrive by 8:00AM
Planning

Here’s what you need

Bring

Essential Gear
  • Lunch
  • Ample snacks
  • At least three liters of water
  • Backpack. Need a recommendation? We love Deuter.
  • Weather-appropriate clothing. For a great selection and discounts, visit our partners
  • ID for wine tasting

Wear

Essential Clothing
  • Comfortable athletic clothing
  • Hiking boots or sturdy sneakers with non-cotton socks
  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Dress in layers to adapt to changing temperatures

What's Included

Included
  • Expert guides
  • Transportation
  • Park permits
  • Wine tasting
Not Included
  • Meals
  • Gratuity for your guide

Drive to Meet

Have your own transportation? Select the "drive to meet" option at check out. You'll meet your guide at the Plattekill Travel Plaza at 9:30 AM. From there, you'll follow the van about 30 minutes to Minnewaska State Park. Please note there is a $10 fee to park. After the hike, you'll follow the van about 15 minutes to the winery.

Weather

Weather conditions can be quite different from the city in the mountainous regions we visit. Temperatures can be quite cooler as we head north or to higher elevations. Keep your eyes out for an email from our team a few days in advance of your trip. That email will provide updated weather conditions and will alert you to anything additional you should put in your pack to prepare. We head outside in any weather, as long as we know it's safe, and we don't let a little rain or wind ruin a chance for an adventure. You can contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about preparing for trail conditions.

Intensity

Level 3

Easy Active - Perfect for active first timers

Level 3 trips will give you a broad sense of what hiking is all about. Test yourself on intermediate terrain, including light rock scrambles and ascending multiple peaks. The trips will invigorate you and inspire you to continue strengthening your hiking skills.

Activity

Three to five hours is standard. Prepare for the trip by jogging three miles or exercising two or three days a week.

Distances

Plan on getting starter miles under your belt. You’ll be hiking three to six miles on this trip, the average distance run in an hour-long basketball game.

Surfaces

You’ll be hiking on rolling terrain with bare rock surfaces, steeps, roots and small boulders.

Elevation Change

There could be up to 1,000 feet per day.

Altitude

Up to 4,500 feet.

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