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Breakneck Ridge Winter hiking

Rock Scramble

An hour north from the skyscrapers of New York City, join me as I backpack one of the best hiking loops in the United States overlooking the scenic Hudson Valley River near Cold Spring, NY.  The snowy rocky cliffs and steep ascents prove challenging but extremely rewarding during this winter time hike.  Travel with me…

Mt Taurus to Breakneck Ridge day hike

Forest hiking trail

Overlooking the Lower Hudson River, Mt Taurus (AKA Bull Hill) offers some great views of the Hudson Valley & surrounding area including the village of Cold Spring.  It offers a good day hike challenge while not being overly difficult or technically challenging. While enjoying an excellent fall hike on the generously wide trails that the…