Category Archives: Trail Running

White Friday – Oneida and Madison County High Points (#16 and #17)

Friday, November 25, 2016 On a day when many people are heading to the stores to begin their holiday gift shopping, I decided to go in effectively the opposite direction and try to knock out a couple of county high … Continue reading

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Schenectady & Albany County High Points – #14 and #15

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Two county high points were both within two and a half hour’s drive, and just 40 minutes apart from one another in the northern reaches of the mid-Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Setting out from my … Continue reading

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Hunter Mountain – CoHP #13

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 At this point in my project, I have now completed all of the counties comprising the Catskill region excepting one, and that is Greene County’s Hunter Mountain. Besides being known for its popular snow skiing resort, … Continue reading

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North Bearpen Mountain

Saturday, August 20, 2016 As I reviewed the NY/NJ Trail Conference’s “Catskill Trails” map #145, I noted that there are a couple of different approaches to the Delaware County high point, which lies on the northwest shoulder of Bearpen Mountain, … Continue reading

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Huntersfield Mountain

Friday, August 5, 2016 On paper, the summit hike of Huntersfield Mountain seemed fairly straightforward, and not especially arduous. As the Schoharie County high point, I knew I’d be traveling to the northwestern section of the Catskills – near Prattsville, … Continue reading

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Berlin Mountain

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 The main thing that struck me as I reviewed the Berlin Mountain summit details on Peakbagger.com was the drive time as it compared to the hike distance. I’m sure I’m going to encounter this kind of … Continue reading

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Scofield Ridge summit

Monday, May 30th, 2016 Wanting to take advantage of a free day in my schedule (it was Memorial Day, after all!), I decided to take on the summit of Scofield Ridge, which at 1540′ above sea level, is Putnam County’s highest … Continue reading

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