ticetonyk

Bushwhack Ticetonyk South Ridge

A steep bushwhack through old farmland, dotted with stone fences, to excellent unique views.

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View of the summit of Mount Chocorua in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

Mount Chocorua via Piper Trail

A stunning hike up Mount Chocorua via the Piper Trail, one of the most celebrated paths in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. 

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Kaaterskill High Peak hiking trail

Kaaterskill High Peak Hike

The classic Kaaterskill High Peak hike route.

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knoll and mountain from indian head

Indian Head Catskills Hike

Indian Head is my absolute favorite single-mountain hike in the Catskills.

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Bull Hill / Mount Taurus

Bull Hill (Mount Taurus) Full Loop Hike

Bull Hill (Mount Taurus) Full Loop is a challenging route that’s absolutely packed with views and ruins.

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Vernooy Falls / Wet Willy Swamp

Vernooy Falls Trail Secrets

There’s far more to this trail than most people know…

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pink flag delineating new route up Stissing Mountain from Thompson Pond

Stissing Mountain: New Trail from Thompson Pond

A super fun new route (currently under construction) up a steep rugged side of Stissing Mountain.

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wooden boardwalk in spring forest

Hodge Pond 3: The Nazgûl Loop

A route that combines so many strange and disparate elements, it’s unforgettably weird!

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Southwest Hunter from Stony Clove Notch

Southwest Hunter from Stony Clove Notch

A steep but straightforward route to one of the easiest bushwhack summits in the Catskills.

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broken trail sign on huckleberry loop

Huckleberry Loop, Catskills: a Mile-by-Mile Guide

Is Huckleberry Loop Trail the most beautiful hike in The Catskills? This mile-by-mile guide walks you through it all.

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Brook with chasm-like walls

Secret Hike: Waterfall Superhighway

A stunning Catskills “canyon” dotted with multiple gorgeous waterfalls.

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The summit of Croagh Patrick seen from its main hiking trail

Croagh Patrick: Hiking Trail Guide

One of the most scenic hikes in Ireland.

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jay mountain ridge in the Adirondacks

Jay Mountain Ridge

Jay Mountain Ridge stands as the most rewarding and memorable hiking experience I had in 2022.

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fall view from jay mountain ridge in the adirondracks

Best Hikes of 2022

These are the best hikes I did in 2022 — 17 amazing day-hikes sorted by level of difficulty.

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Hurricane Ledge on Kaaterskill High Peak

Kaaterskill High Peak via Hurricane Ledge

Hiking Kaaterskill High Peak via Hurricane Ledge means a long wet hike in to the base of the summit — but then an epic Catskills climb.

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catskills red barn and sugarloaf mountain seen in the snow

Sugarloaf in Winter (Safest Route)

A beautiful hike to one of the grandest of Catskills high peaks.

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