Getting breakfast ready on the "summit" viewing ledge on Slide Mountain

Blog post: 5 Common Misconceptions About the Catskills

The Catskills were once “America’s First Wilderness”. Even though not thought of true wilderness today the Catskills are still plenty wild! Being only a 2.5-hour drive from NYC, it makes the Catskills a prime destination for millions of people. Over the years, the Catskills have been overlooked and “forgotten”. However, in the past few years, there […]

Best Hikes: Day Hiking Hunter Mountain on the Spruceton Trail

Place among the Catskill 35 High Peaks: 2nd Difficulty rating: Moderate to Strenuous depending on route Elevation: 4040 feet above sea level. Interesting Features: Historic Fire Tower & Observers Cabin, Ski Lift to Colonels Chair Trailhead, Devils Tombstone, and First growth in Becker Hollow & small section on Colonels Chair Trail (last remaining on Hunter!) Best […]