Bull Hill / Mount Taurus

Bull Hill (Mount Taurus) Full Loop Hike

Bull Hill (Mount Taurus) Full Loop is a challenging route that’s absolutely packed with views and ruins.

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Vroman’s Nose, Northern Catskills, in the fog

Vroman’s Nose Loop Trail

This short moderate loop over Vroman’s Nose climaxes at a stunning series of outrageously scenic ledges.

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pink flag delineating new route up Stissing Mountain from Thompson Pond

Stissing Mountain: New Trail from Thompson Pond

A super fun new route (currently under construction) up a steep rugged side of Stissing Mountain.

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Stissing Mountain seen from a distance at sunset

Stissing Mountain Fire Tower (Classic Trail)

A short, sharp huffer-hike to a very tall fire tower with amazing views of the Catskills and Taconics.

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Southwest Hunter from Stony Clove Notch

Southwest Hunter from Stony Clove Notch

A steep but straightforward route to one of the easiest bushwhack summits in the Catskills.

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view from balsam lake fire tower of balsam forest below

Balsam Lake Fire Tower (updated)

Incredible 360° wilderness views make this hike spectacular at any time of year.

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The summit of Croagh Patrick seen from its main hiking trail

Croagh Patrick: Hiking Trail Guide

One of the most scenic hikes in Ireland.

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lions head summit marker in taconics

Lion’s Head

The Lion’s Head Trail in Salisbury, CT, is a delightful short hike with great views that you can actually fit into your day.

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Hurricane Ledge on Kaaterskill High Peak

Kaaterskill High Peak via Hurricane Ledge

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.

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catskills red barn and sugarloaf mountain seen in the snow

Sugarloaf in Winter (Safest Route)

A beautiful hike to one of the grandest of Catskills high peaks.

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fire tower shot from below

Catskills Fire Tower Challenge 2023

Everything you need to complete the Catskills Fire Tower Challenge.

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Jay Mountain summit in the Adirondacks

Jay Mountain

An undulating woods hike to stunning views from multiple lookouts.

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inspiration point view

Inspiration Point (Catskills)

Inspiration Point in Kaaterskill Clove is one of the top scenic destinations in The Catskills.

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View of Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge at sunset from Anthony’s Nose

Anthony’s Nose from Camp Smith II

This route to the wonderful scenic lookout on Anthony’s Nose is gentler than the classic route from the north.

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rocks and roots on baxter mountain

Baxter Mountain Trail

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.

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large glacial boulders and trail signage in forest pointing to Rooster Comb

Rooster Comb

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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