Cross Mountain Meathook

A long, quiet, remote and insanely beautiful hike with epic views.

Hike Length: 16.5 miles (26.55 km)

Total Ascent: 2,500ft (762m)

Intensity: Difficult Catskills Hike

Route Type: Shuttle

Includes: Blazed Trail

Parent Cross

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scenic view from Cross Mountain Meathook

Ledge view from Mount Pleasant

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 Long point-to-point hike that requires a car shuttle — or a bike.

Hiking Trail Description

A long, quiet, remote and insanely beautiful hike with epic views.
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The parent mountain for this hike is Cross.

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Trailhead Info for this Hike

Small lot behind a suburban setting.

Google Maps Location: 42.078172, -74.319049

The map below shows the exact topographic location of the trailhead

Cell Service

Strong LTE signal in spots. Patchy to non-existent in other spots. My network is Verizon. YMMV.

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