Everything you need to know about the Devil’s Path — one of the most difficult hiking trails in New York State.
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
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.
An absolutely delightful hike from Colgate Lake, around Lake Capra, and along Stoppel Point’s beautiful and scenic escarpment ridge.
A much quieter and more interesting route to Tremper Mountain Fire Tower
Take a leisurely nature stroll (or cycle) along the scenic Ashokan Rail Trail, a premier Catskills destination.
Nothing beats watching the sun come up from a mountain summit — except maybe walking into the woods in the dead of night, alone, to catch an eclipse.
One of my favorite hikes in The Catskills, the route from Diamond Notch Falls to Buck Ridge Lookout and the summit of West Kill Mountain is just so beautiful.
After a steep mile, this hike up Plateau rewards with three great scenic lookouts — and then an easy walk across a stunningly wooded ridge.
This intense bushwhack route over two of the most difficult Catskills peaks is challenging and rewarding.
This short hike to a quiet Catskills double-peak proves how the Lower Catskills can often out-reward the Classic 3500 Peaks.
This moderate and very scenic hike can be completed in 4-5 hrs. This is the easiest route to climb Hunter Mountain.
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