The Nun-Da-Ga-O ridge is as tough as it is magical. Do not let these low mileage and elevation numbers trick you!
From springtime on, heat indices can regularly blow past safe limits for our canine companions. Here’s how to keep your pooch cool and safe on the trail this season.
Just parking for Richmond Mountain is 4WD dirt road dogfight.
The delightful Vernooy Falls hiking trail leads to one of the funnest spots in The Catskills.
Demanding and spectacular, the Dix Range is one of the most rugged and scenic Adirondack mountain ranges.
Delightful hike, sometimes steep, but a very rewarding payoff from Hadley Mountain Fire Tower.
An absolutely delightful hike from Colgate Lake, around Lake Capra, and along Stoppel Point’s beautiful and scenic escarpment ridge.
The terrain is the star on this mostly moderate hike over Schunemunk’s two ridges. This long, challenging route includes the base of Moodna Viaduct, The Megaliths, and excellent views.
This three-tiered best bug spray system keeps me (mostly!) bite free in New York’s backcountry every season
Due to the remoteness of its two mountains, the ruggedness of the terrain, and the skin-shredding forest, this is widely regarded as the toughest hike in the Catskills.
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