Best Hikes: Hunter Mountain via Becker Hollow & Devil’s Path

There are many ways up the Catskills second highest summit. Ranging from moderate to difficult makes reaching the fire tower views doable for most people. With a horse trail and handicap ramp for mounting and dismounting, it gives the trip another dimension. Even though this writer has read criticism in forums about the safety for […]

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 […]