Hell Freezes Over—A Winter Weekend on the Devil’s Path!
We enjoyed a second consecutive weekend on the always beautiful Devil’s Path, though it appears that Hell has indeed frozen over during this epic winter! On Saturday, we climbed Twin...Read more
A Weekend on Hunter Mountain and Westkill!
A weekend spent on the western side of the Devil’s Path is always exciting—doubly so when we’re fortunate enough to see all sides of winter in 48 hours! On Saturday,...Read more
Winter Survival Basics
Unexpectedly spending a night in the wilderness is always uncomfortable, and often humbling, but rarely fatal—in spring, summer or fall. In winter, it can be deadly. Recent events have highlighted...Read more
Winter Warriors 2015! Positive Times in Negative Temps!
We were very happy to spend a long Valentine’s Day Weekend on a 3 day/2 night basecamping adventure with one of our true loves; the Neversink Valley in the Slide...Read more
A Beautiful Sunday Snowshoe on Slide Mountain!
Last Sunday, we climbed Slide Mountain in perfect winter conditions; deep, fresh powder to snowshoe, comfortable temps and light winds for most of the hike! After an invigorating climb of...Read more
A Fearless Group Conquers a Frozen Blackhead Mountain
Last Saturday, our courageous crew climbed Blackhead Mountain on one of the coldest days in recent memory!! This imposing, rugged & steep peak is notorious in the Catskills for...Read more
These are a few of our favorite winter things!
Glissading for easy descents! Soft snow cushioning and glissading (aka “butt-sliding”) down steep sections makes winter the only season in which I prefer down to up Building Snow...Read more