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Hunter Mountain chairlift - 1 more week to ride

Two weekends ago I saw a black rat snake on my way to the Big Hill shelter in Harriman Park. My brain decided it was a long forgotten section of hose until it lifted its head and shifted for a better look at the lumbering oaf wandering off trail in its territory – the stone foundation of some mansion. 327 more words


Hunter Mountain

I took a quick trip up Hunter Mountain, in the Catskills of southern New York, to top off my list of 4000-footer peaks in New York.   121 more words


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