Is Huckleberry Loop the most beautiful hike in The Catskills?
This is the sketchiest hike I’ve done in The Catskills — and the most fun
This new route to Red Hill Fire Tower is a little longer and tougher than the classic route, but so much sweeter.
This route to Poet’s Ledge on Kaaterskill High peak is very steep but very rewarding.
Just parking for Richmond Mountain is 4WD dirt road dogfight.
This steep, difficult double-peak hike is so rewarding on so many levels.
The delightful Vernooy Falls hiking trail leads to one of the funnest spots in The Catskills.
Everything you need to know about the Devils Path — one of the most difficult hiking trails in New York State.
The bushwhack over North Dome and Mount Sherrill is never easy. I found a way to make it even more difficult.
A bushwhack side-quest leads to an incongruous object…
I had no idea what I’d find on this unsung trail. I was blown away.
This is the quickest route to Plateau Mountain’s summit. A side-hike down Daley Ridge brings you to a second amazing scenic lookout.
The easiest and most beautiful route to Lone and Rocky — but this is still one of the hardest hikes in The Catskills
The Shavertown Trail offers a steep hike to a wonderful lookout, with a break in the middle at a sweet pond with its own view.
A short steep hike past dramatic rock formations leads to a sweet view over the Pepacton Reservoir.
The fastest route to North Point’s famous view is one of North Mountain’s prettiest trails.
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