Hikes

2021 in-person events:

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Hike Cabot Mountain   Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 @ 10 AM     This short out-and-back moderately difficult hike in the Pepacton Range leads to a nice view of Little Pond.

Trail Maintenance on Dry Brook Ridge Trail   Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 @ 10 AM       Join us on our Autumn Trail Maintenance Hike on Dry Brook Ridge.  We’ll hike Pakatakan Mountain and follow the ridge, passing by a 700 years old bog, to arrive to a beautiful lookout of the Pepacton Reservoir from almost 3500 ft. of altitude.

Hike Mt Tremper Fire Tower   Sunday, October 3rd @ 9 AM      A moderate to difficult hike will take us to the top of Mt Tremper where we can climb its fire tower for some beautiful 360 degree views. Perfect for viewing fall foliage.

Hike the Headwaters Trail Monday, October 4th, 2021 @ 10 AM       We will walk the Headwaters Trail up to the top of Bald Mountain where we will have a 270 degrees view of the Catskills.  This is the site of a former ski area.

Yoga at the Catskill Interpretive Center Pavilion    October 4, 2021 @ 11:00 AM      Join certified yoga instructor Pamela Martin of Pine Hill Studio for a series of relaxing stretches and yoga poses.  Free class.  A multi level outdoor yoga class followed by a short trail walk to the Fire Tower appropriate for strong beginners.

Outdoor Yoga Sculpt at CRC   Tuesday, October 5, 2021 @ 2 PM     Outdoor yoga at the Catskill Recreation Center.  Multi level yoga class with optional hand weights – possible short hike to follow.  Join certified yoga instructor Pamela Martin of Pine Hill Studio for this free class. (Also see Art, History, Education)

Loop de Loop Beginner Hike    Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @1 PM       This woodland hike offers a 2.2-mile loop around scenic Frick Pond that is suitable for beginners who are comfortable walking this distance.  Winding through the hemlocks, with views across the pond, there may be sightings of mushrooms, great blue heron, and other woodland wonders.

Hike Slide Mountain   Friday, October 8th, 2021 @ 9:30 AM      The Catskills highest summit at 4284′ is a moderately difficult hike with some great views along the route.

Hike Black Dome and Thomas Cole Mountains    Saturday, October 9th, 2021 @ 8:30 AM      Just off the Escarpment with great climbs, scrambles and fabulous views.

Hike Kaaterskill Falls  Saturday, October 9th, 2021 @ 10 AM – 12 PM Join Catskill Stewards, Eli and David at Kaaterskill Falls for a hike to gorgeous locations in the Kaaterskill Clove. See Kaaterskill Falls up close and personal as well as other viewpoints.

Indigenous Peoples Day Hike    Sunday, October 10th, 2021 @ 10 AM      As an alternative to Columbus Day join us to celebrate and honor the first people to inhabit the Catskills by visiting several Manitou Hassennech (spirit stones) sites in the Woodstock area.