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Hunter Mountain Fire Tower Hike, Catskills

Hunter Mountain is the second highest peak in the Catskills (our fourth of the 35 over 3500’!), it has a fire tower on the summit, and is a popular ski resort. There are multiple ways to approach this hike, but … Continue reading

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Schoharie Creek Preserve, Hike

A quiet preserve filled with alluring natural sights and you may just have it all to yourself. The Schoharie Creek Preserve [Intersection of Butler Rd + Burtonsville Rd, Burtonsville NY, turn right on Butler RD and into parking lot on … Continue reading

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Mount Guardian, Woodstock Hike

So close to the bustling town of Woodstock, but so far away. Follow the quiet country roads passed the interesting historical signs and beautiful homes. Mount Guardian [Byrdcliffe Theater Parking, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock NY] is a hike just … Continue reading

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Stissing Mountain, Taconic Hike

Whether you’re a new hiker looking to challenge yourself with a starter mountain, an experienced hiker looking to take a quick jaunt up, or just plain fire tower crazy – Stissing Mountain [Route 82 and Lake Road, Pine Plains – … Continue reading

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Brace Mountain, Taconic Hike

Start your trek relaxed, nestled between a scenic meadow and the woods. Enjoy it while you can, because before you know it you’ll start ascending up woodsy hills, scrambling up rocks, and sweating your socks off until you reach the … Continue reading

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Lawson Lake County Park, Albany Hike

When the days get shorter, my battle to avoid cabin fever begins. The fight starts in fall for me. I found myself just gazing at google maps, one of my favorite tools. I zoomed in and out of my location … Continue reading

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Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Trail, Phoenix

It was the last day of our crazy two week hiking and sight seeing trip starting in Las Vegas, heading through California, Utah, and Arizona – we would fly out from Phoenix in the late afternoon. So we woke up … Continue reading

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