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August in the Catskills

I’ve been reading a very good biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and that’s been encouraging me to think about and try to articulate why I seek to spend so much time on the trails: 2,117 more words


Upstate, NY Day 5 July 12

Upstate, NY Day 5 July 12

Waking up in upstate New York is like waking up in the middle of a movie. I was asleep on our way there (and it was pitch black) so I did not get the chance to take in how beautiful upstate was. 911 more words

13th Annual Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain

June 16th – 18th at Hunter Mountain

For over thirteen years, Hunter Mountain has been the backdrop for Mountain Jam. Nestled in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, Mountain Jam is a three-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 40 bands on three stages. 69 more words

Cold Snow, Warm Feet

I was supposed to join a hike in Harriman but discovered at the last minute that Odie the Labradoodle wouldn’t be welcome.  It wasn’t personal: some groups have developed policies, out of respect to certain members, that limit who can accompany a group hike.   831 more words


Throwback Lodging in the Catskills

I rarely devote an entire post to the place I’m staying, simply because for the most part when I travel I don’t hang out much in my hotel room, but rather treat it as somewhere to rest my head at night. 1,929 more words

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