Bull Hill (Mount Taurus) Full Loop is a challenging route that’s absolutely packed with views and ruins.
This short moderate loop over Vroman’s Nose climaxes at a stunning series of outrageously scenic ledges.
A super fun new route (currently under construction) up a steep rugged side of Stissing Mountain.
A short, sharp huffer-hike to a very tall fire tower with amazing views of the Catskills and Taconics.
A steep but straightforward route to one of the easiest bushwhack summits in the Catskills.
Incredible 360° wilderness views make this hike spectacular at any time of year.
One of the most scenic hikes in Ireland.
The Lion’s Head Trail in Salisbury, CT, is a delightful short hike with great views that you can actually fit into your day.
Hiking Kaaterskill High Peak via Hurricane Ledge means a long wet hike in to the base of the summit — but then an epic Catskills climb.
A beautiful hike to one of the grandest of Catskills high peaks.
Everything you need to complete the Catskills Fire Tower Challenge.
An undulating woods hike to stunning views from multiple lookouts.
Inspiration Point in Kaaterskill Clove is one of the top scenic destinations in The Catskills.
This route to the wonderful scenic lookout on Anthony’s Nose is gentler than the classic route from the north.
Baxter Mountain Trail in the Adirondacks is on of the sweetest trails in Keene Valley. Baxter is also one of the most hike-able and scenic peaks in the area.
The trail to Rooster Comb in the Adirondacks is relentlessly uphill but also quite short. Enjoy 3 fantastic lookouts, each more stunning that the last.
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