Tag Archives: Catskills

Hot Hiking: Yoga Pants Trail Runners Style

Hot yoga is silly. But at least it’s over in an hour or two. Hot hiking – say, for example, taking on 24+ mile trail on the hottest and most humid day so far this summer (temps above 90 in … Continue reading

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No! Leave it! Come!

Based on the photos and stories I post, I suspect that many of my Facebook friends envision me enjoying the woods with my dogs rather like a spritely wood nymph, hopping from rock to rock, blissfully singing songs (Led Zeppelin … Continue reading

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Our Daily Walks, by Mica

Having cancer and having access to a computer has led me to be a little barkier than usual: I find myself eager to write to you humans and tell you more about what’s on my mind. Maybe it’s just that … Continue reading

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Guest post: Melissa on bushwacking

Picture this: a bird’s eye view of the Catskill Park, dotted with hikers scattered around in twos and threes, here and there, scrabbling up and down peaks and swimming through thick prickers and pines all weekend long.  And then, Sunday … Continue reading

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Slam Dink

WARNING: This post contains all sorts of hikerly jargon and Catskillesque idioms. Apologies up front. Perhaps a glossary is in the offing. Second apology: this is reposted from the ADK HIgh Peaks forum, listed in the Catskill Trip Reports. There: my conscience is clear. Continue reading

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