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Long Path Hiking Trail

Lake Skanatati

Less than an hour from the sky scrapers of NYC and sitting in the shadow of the infamous Bear Mountain lies the rest of Harriman State Park.  On this journey, I set out to find the Pine Swamp Mine but my hiking journey took an unexpected turn.  Join me as I search for Pine Swamp…

Alander mtn hiking loop Day 1

Trail signs

Situated at the corner of 3 states, this backpacking adventure takes us into MA, CT & NY all in one overnight adventure.  During our ascent of Mt. Frissell, we’ll cross the highest point in CT.  The Bear Mountain hike in CT has a plaque that states it’s the highest point but it was latter discovered…

Bear Mountain NY Loop

Bear Mountain Bridge from trail

Only an hour North of New York City, accompany me as journey up bear mountain enjoying many excellent views of the terrain, hudson river valley and part of the Appalachian trail (A.T.).