Rocky

Often paired with the equally-remote Lone, Rocky is an all-day in-your-face bushwhack hike. There will be blood.

Peak Details

Height:  3,487ft  (1,063m)

Range:  Southern Catskills

Level:  Hardest

Scenic:   No/Low

Trail Type:  Bushwhack

Canister:  Yes

 Rocky Hiking Trails & Hikes

orange canister on tree trunk

Rocky and Lone via Fisherman’s Path

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.

boulders in stream

Fisherman’s Path

The Fisherman’s Path is an unmaintained hiking trail in Denning, New York, popular with casual hikers for weekend campouts and used regularly by 3500 hikers to access Rocky & Lone mountains. The entire trail is exceptionally beautiful.

hiker climbing

The Six: Friday, Balsam Cap, Rocky, Lone, Table, Peekamoose

I was definitely nervous to go on this hike. I knew it was long and demanding. It crosses six mountains and some of the gnarliest terrain in the Catskills. But tackling it as part of a group made it a fantastic experience.

 Rocky Topography

 Summit Forecast: Rocky

The page URL below shows the weather at Rocky’s summit for the next six days.

If a foreacast for a peak is not directly available, this page may display a link to a nearby location.

https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Rocky-Mountain-Ulster-County-New-York/forecasts/1069

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Rocky Information

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