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Huckleberry Point, Catskills

If it looks like an adventure and sounds like an adventure, it must be so. Off to Huckleberry Point [half a mile past 2425 Platte Clove Rd, Elka Park, NY 12427] we go! To add some mystique to your adventure, … Continue reading

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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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Burger Hill, Rhinebeck Hike

This delicious morsel is a perfect addition to any day in Rhinebeck. A quick jaunt up the hill for jaw dropping views, Burger Hill [3137 New York 9G Rhinebeck, NY 12572 – sign comes up quickly!] could only be made … Continue reading

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Tanbark Trail, Phoenicia Hike

If you want to take a great hike in the Catskills with rewarding views, but you aren’t into climbing up a mountain, a trip to Phoenicia is in order. The Tanbark Trail [8 Ava Maria Dr, Phoenicia, NY 12464] starts … Continue reading

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Storm King Mountain, Hudson Valley Hike

The Storm King: Darkening skies and raging seas. Perhaps you’re envisioning Zeus with a thunderbolt or Poseidon with a tsunami, or maybe some other deity who is having a bad day and fiercely brooding. This particular king takes shape in … 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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A few hours in Death Valley National Park

My most recent trip out west had a focus on National Parks. I flew into Las Vegas as a base to travel around Utah and head into Arizona. I spent two days and one night located in the Vegas area, … Continue reading

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