• Mike on Tremper Mountain: Ricky, thanks for the kind words, and I'm so sorry for the late response! I haven't been up there since the spring, but if you're even looking for info on Catskill trail conditions in the winter, this page from the Catskills Visitor Center is a great resource: http://catskillinterpretivecenter.org/trail. They keep…
  • Mike on Mt. Tammany: Thanks so much for the recommendation, Doug! Every time I talk to my dad, one of us will bring up Mt. Minsi, and how we really need to get out there. Your comment just gave us renewed motivation to check it out. Thank you!
  • Doug Ohlandt on Mt. Tammany: You have to try the other side of the Delaware now. The Appalachian Trail goes up the mountain you were looking at and there’s an incredible view up near the top! It’s the type of place you can hang out on the rocks and watch hawks circling while gaping at…
  • Chuck Kligerman on Popolopen Torne: I did the hike yesterday, but in the reverse route. I think going up is easier this way, still a challenge and still great views. Taking the loop down the torne is a bit of a challenge, but I think more folks can do it more easily this way. My…
  • Mike on Schunemunk Mountain: Sounds like a gorgeous time to be up there, Max! Thanks for the comment, and for the reminder to always bring microspikes this time of year. Happy New Year to you!
  • Mike on Burger Hill: Hi, Susan! Nope, sledding here is free, as long as conditions allow for it. Otherwise, it's also free to sit on your toboggan at the top of the hill and wait for it to snow, like Calvin. (And if you're not a Calvin & Hobbes fan, please disregard the second…
  • max lent on Schunemunk Mountain: Just did this hike Christmas day. The trail was deserted but the scenery was beautiful. When we were there there was no snow on the ground but as we reached the top there was ice all over. It made it quite difficult to get around to the rock towers which…