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I was using Alltrails last night trying to figure out what hike we could do this morning. I was looking for something that would be in the 3-5 mile range, and wasn’t too far away as we had to be home by a certain time. Stumbling across the Cornish Estate Loop, I looked through the pictures, … Continue reading Hudson Highlands: Bull Hill
It was Sunday. I got a text from my friend Josh. He wanted to know if I wanted to take a hike Tuesday evening. Sure, I usually don’t do anything Tuesday evenings, and I haven’t done an evening hike yet. Josh was fresh off a trip to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National, basically … Continue reading An Evening in Fahnestock
Today felt like a fall day. About 60 degrees, overcast. Not typical July weather. But it was a good day for a hike. It was cool, albeit a little muggy. The chance of rain didn’t stop us either. Looking for trails Jackie and I have not yet done in Fahnestock, we decided on the southwest … Continue reading Fahnestock: Catfish Loop to Moneyhole Mountain to Chimney Top Trail
Hiking with a four-year old. That has haunted us for the past year. We haven’t done it yet, but have always wanted to. We want Robby to get outdoors and appreciate where we live just like us. Too many kids are glued to tablets and TV’s, no one plays outside anymore. Today, we took the … Continue reading Fahnestock: Pelton Pond