Taking on the Devil Part 1: Devil’s Path the Eastern Half

This weekend we decided to take on the first half of Devil’s path, described as one of the more challenging hikes in the Northeast.

I was PUMPED and yet mildly concerned by what I had heard about this trail.

The trail spans 4 of the Catskill 3500:

Indian Head: 3,573 ft

Twin: 3,640 ft

Sugarloaf: 3,880 ft

Plateau: 3,840 ft

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Vly and Bearpen

80 degrees on Long island! Yes! Finally, a nice spring weekend. It’s about time…April 14th, practically  a month into spring. What better way to spend it then a hike in the Catskills … hiking in 20 degree weather and snow flurries?

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Black Head, Black Dome, and Thomas Cole Mountains

Last month I did my first winter hike. A seven mile hike covering three of the Catskill 3,500 mountains is a decent challenge. A seven mile hike over three of the Catskill 3,500 mountains in the dead of winter, with two feet of snow, is an even more intense challenge, but hey, why not?

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