Rip Van Winkle Hikers

Rip Van Winkle Hikers
Kaaterskill High Peak - Photo Rip Van Winkle Hikers

Organized in 1991 to promote the sport of hiking, camaraderie, physical fitness, and an appreciation of the wilderness, nature, and local history.


Connect With Us

Enroll Your Club with the Trail Conference

Club membership in the Trail Conference supports trail work and trail protection in our region.

Member Club Benefits:

  • Enjoy a complimentary Trail Walker subscription for your President and delegates
  • Promote your group's website to over 2 million hikers on
  • Distribute your group's hike to over 13,000 readers of the Trail Walker
  • Generate interest in your group with exclusive spotlights in Trail Walker
  • Reserve complimentary table at Trail Conference meetings and meet our members
  • Obtain low cost liability and accident insurance to help protect your group members