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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…

Slide Mountain Winter Hiking

Northern scenic overlook

Travel along with me and climb the highest mountain in the Catskills region, Slide Mountain. Adding variety to our backpacking trek is the recent winter snowfall that covers the trail.  Shortly before the summit we’re greeted by an incredible view of mountain ranges to the North East.  As we push on past the scenic outlook…