Hiking and Rappelling Through Canyons and Waterfalls

Expedition.2 Canyoneering

August 29, 2019 Registration closes August 26.

In conjunction with Shaarei Arazim of Monsey

  • Thursday, August 29, 11 am – 8 pm.
  • Registration closes August 26.

Limited slots available. First come, first serve basis.

  • Led by Rabbi Zev Freundlich
    – 25 years experienced Backpacking Guide and Wilderness Survivalist
    – Menahel of Yeshiva Shaarei Arazim of Monsey
    – Founder of Yaalozu Wilderness Survival Camp
  • NCA certified guides will be guiding us

Price includes all technical equipment, helmet, harness, NCA certified guides, BBQ – $100.

  1. Can-Do-ATTITUDE!
  2. Water shoes – any type of junky sneaker or shoe that you don’t mind getting wet that will give a secure fit. Not crocks.
  3. We will be hiking in water much of the time. We suggest synthetic pants (specifically non cotton) and not shorts, as we will be rappelling off rocky cliffs.
  4. Preferably non cotton t-shirt.
  5. Cap.
  6. Sun lotion and bug spray.
  7. Waterproof cellphone or camera case.
  8. Bring your own Lunch, snacks and drinks (at least one liter) in a knap sack. (BBQ is not until 5 pm.)
  9. Release of Liability Agreement – Please read it carefully, sign and email to zevfreundlich@gmail.com.

Please note, you’re welcome to bring anything you want, but remember, you’re the one who’s carrying it (so make sure it’s important).

  1. Helmet
  2. Harness
  3. BBQ* (hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken cutlets, buns, condiments, coleslaw, corn, beans, chips, watermelon, assorted soda, water)

*Heimishe Hechsherim only

11:00 am – Meet in West Saugerties, NY (specific location will be announced)
11:30 am – Begin Canyoneering Expedition (rappelling and hiking through a canyon and 3 waterfalls – 20 ft, 50 ft and 100 ft waterfalls)
3:30 pm – Drive to a state park
4:00 pm – Mincha
4:15 pm – Learn to master the skill of a survival fire (1 match/60 sec)
5:00 pm – BBQ
6:00 pm – Kumzitz
8:00 pm – Ma’ariv

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