Tag Archives: Tenting

Tent at camp under night stars

After a hard day on the trail, sleep is an important part of your recovery and readiness for the next day. Poor sleep, even one night, can negatively impact your mental and physical performance. Even though most people don’t have a problem sleeping in the backcountry if you do, here are 10 tips to help you off to the land of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod! Plan your campsite location wisely. Look for the best campsite possible. Using designated…

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Designated Campsite Batavia Kill Escarpment Trail Catskills

The Catskill’s Escarpment Trail has been a favorite for hikers for generations. It’s ruggedness and wilderness feel will appeal to almost any outdoor enthusiast. Along its 23-mile length, the trail winds over 7 mountains with a high point of 3,940′ at the summit of Blackhead Mountain – vistas are many and are awe-inspiring. With steep uphills, some precipitous drops, and relatively few water sources it is one of New York’s most challenging trails. Plan well and study…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!

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