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    Hiking the Newest Section of the Long Path in the Catskills

      The Trail Conference recently opened a new section of the Long Path in the Catskills.  After reading Avi David Edelson’s article about the building of the newest trail section, I thought I’d drive a little further north — up…

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    Long Path in Slide Mountain Wilderness: 9 miles of new trail -

    Long Path in Slide Mountain Wilderness: 9 miles of new trail -.Reblogged from Traverse Outfitter’s Journal I like new trails, but I especially like working out the details of a new out-and-back hike. What I really like about this new…

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    Getting to Harriman’s Trails: Rent Your Lift

    At the end of the subway line in Yonkers, you can rent a car for $44.00 a day.  Take your group to a quieter trailhead in Harriman, and save.   Let’s say you and four friends are heading to Harriman…

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    Silver Treasure on Letterrock

    Did you think there was only one treasure legend in Harriman State Park? (I did.) Looking for the source of the name “Letterrock Mountain”, I found an intriguing article in the New York Times from 1934.  It started this way:…