Difficulty: 8 out of 10 (long slog up a big fat mountain)
Highlights: beautiful trail, Catskill views, fire tower, lean-to shelters
Distance: 6.5 miles, Up-and-Back
Approximate roundtrip time: 4 Hours
Total ascent: 2,192 ft
Max elevation: 2,766 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You want to huff and puff up a mountain to see some righteous views from one of the five Catskill fire towers.