Tag Archives: Trail Registers

Trail register at Diamond Notch

Most maintained trails have a trail register and possibly a kiosk. In our many years on the trail we have observed back-country travelers faithfully sign-in and out providing valuable information for authorities. We have also seen hikers, hunters, trail-runners, mountain bikers, etc. pass right by them as they don’t exist. First I have to admit, here in New York, our registers ask for a lot of information which I do not give (i.e., address). Yes,…

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Lone hiker

Not planning your hike Planning is an essential part of your hiking trip. Not just picking your destination but many other things that happen between the time you leave your home to the time you return. Guidebooks and maps are important parts of your planning process use them. Read more about this here. Unless you live in the area you’re hiking in you’ll most likely need to travel some distance. So planning begins before you hit…

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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!