Hiking Blister Prevention and Treatment

Say Goodbye to Blisters: Your Complete Guide to Prevention & Treatment

Prevent and treat hiking blisters with these essential tips.

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Crow at Tomales Point Trail in California

Tomales Point Trail

One of the best coastal hikes close to San Francisco.

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Overlook Mountain from Platte Clove

Overlook Mountain from Platte Clove

A deeply lovely route through some of the Catskills’ most beautiful terrain.

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Lower Great Range in the Adirondacks

Lower Great Range via Weld Trail

One of the great Adirondack challenges.

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Fantastic view on Eastern Devil’s Path

Eastern Devil’s Path

Completing this very challenging hike is a top Catskills hiking achievement.

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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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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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scenic view mountain summits

Van Wyck to Table & Peekamoose

Two plane wrecks. Two bear holes. Two talus fields. One incredible view.

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escarpment trail route to inspiration point

Catskills Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most frequently asked questions about The Catskills, according to Google.

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Devils on the Devil’s Path Hiking Trail in the Catskill

Devil’s Path Trail (Ultimate Guide)

Everything you need to know about the Devils Path — one of the most difficult hiking trails in New York State.

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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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catskills sunrise/sunset view

Burroughs Range Trail Loop

Incredible two-day hike over the highest and finest terrain in The Catskills.

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Lower Wolf Jaw from Route 73

Lower Wolfjaw via Rooster Comb

The long hike out to Lower Wolfjaw is steep and rugged, passing over Hedgehog Mountain. It also includes a very difficult slab rock scramble.

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scenic view from Cross Mountain Meathook

Cross Mountain Meathook

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

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scenic sunset view from Pakatakan Mountain

18 Amazing Western Catskills Hikes

Some of the best day hikes are only a few hours from New York City. The Western Catskills have it all!

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