Sun, September 12th, 2021, 6:30 am: Recovery Hill Hike
General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.
Specific info for this hike: The meeting place is at the "large green water (WAPA) tanks" across from Christiansted bypass for 6:30am. We will discuss the natural, cultural, and historical aspects of the site. The hike is moderate to lightly steep in some areas. The climb is to the top of Jacobsberg Ridge, Recovery Hill, at 845 feet, has a view of nearly 360º of Christiansted, Sandy Point, and the middle of the island. It is about 4.2 miles around trip. Ecologist Olasee Davis is our tour guide. For more information contact Cathy at 340-77-2073.
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