Wilderness Rocks

Upper East Side

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In a Nutshell

After picking city dwellers up on Upper East Side, guides lead them through upstate wilderness on five- to six-hour nature treks

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Promotional value expires Jul 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. 1 week cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Not valid on overnight backpacking excursions. Valid only for trips valued at $79 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Hiking through nature is a great way to exercise and see the wilderness without the danger of wrestling and saddling a wild boar. Hold on to your own tusks with today's Groupon: for $79, you get a guided day hike for two from Wilderness Rocks (a $158 value). This Groupon is valid for any of the day trips listed at $79 per person.

The guides from Wilderness Rocks help urban dwellers escape to nature with five- to six-hour day trips through the Catskills and beyond. Groups of up to 14 get scooped up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and whisked away from the concrete jungle's hectic routine of hailing taxis and dodging falling coconuts under the Panamanian Consulate. Departing throughout the year, hike options range from the Catskills snowshoe trip on February 11—a 6-mile trek through the snowy sanctum of the Catskill Mountains—to the Pound Mountain trip on April 7, which involves moderate rock climbing and spelunking. Rather than sprinting ahead to nab the freshest, most coveted pinecones, guides make several stops along the way, allowing everyone to catch their breath and take in the serenity of their surroundings. Once hikers have finished each trail, Wilderness Rocks transports the group back to the 86th Street rendezvous point with nothing but their gear, memories, and carefully rehearsed alibis. Before departure, check each trip's page for departure times, clothing requirements, and what equipment to bring.

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