Doubletop & Graham Closed to Hiking For Good
Warning! The canister on Doubletop has been removed. Trespassers on either mountain will be prosecuted.
A 1/13/21 statement by the Catskill 3500 Club begins…
“Doubletop and Graham will no longer be accessible to the public – regardless of whether they are local or not. I share this news with sadness because of all the history the Club has had with these two peaks, but I do not think this will be surprising to those who have been reading the updates. Since the 3500 Club began the list in the 1960s, the Goulds have been very generous in allowing so many hikers over the years to experience these special mountains and we deeply thank them for their openness and access during that time.”
A follow-up statement by the Club begins…
“The 3500 Club Board met on January 31st  and decided that on March 22nd (the first day of spring), the Club tally list will consist of 33 peaks versus the current 35. The four winter climb requirement will remain as is. With Doubletop and Graham permanently closed to public access, we concluded that we will not continue with the current substitutions of South Doubletop and Millbrook Ridge after 3/21. That decision to not add in two other peaks may surprise some of you, but, after much discussion, the vote was unanimous.”
Please check the 3500 Club’s news page for the latest info.