Watch as I plot a trailed route in the Catskills using GaiaGPS on my phone — after which, I plot a bushwhack route up Sleeping Lion and Halcott Mountain.
This is one of my favorite hikes to do in The Catskills. This video walks you through the trails and junctions from trailhead to summit, giving you a clear sense of just how lovely this hike is.
For planning, prepping and execution, here are the 9 key differences between hiking the Catskills and Adirondacks high peaks.
I’ve just opened a YouTube channel. I’m jumping into video and learning how to swim, hopefully without drowning…
Take a leisurely nature stroll (or cycle) along the scenic Ashokan Rail Trail, a premier Catskills destination.
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