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Tim_KroezeA Great Short Scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2015
This doesn't take long, but is pretty steep and a lot of fun. You can be to the top in 25-35 minutes if you're in good shape, and there are multiple stopping points with good views. The best view only takes about 15-20 minutes to get to, and only requires about 600 feet of elevation gain!
Posted Feb 17, 2016 5:20 pm

hannahnelleDecember Hike
Date Climbed: Dec 5, 2015

hannahnelle

Short but wonderful hike with lots of opportunities for hand over foot scrambles.
Posted Dec 6, 2015 5:02 pm

TheWolfIsLooseAwesome Scramble  Sucess!

TheWolfIsLoose

This is a great little scramble that you can easily spice up a bit if you so desire...
Posted Nov 2, 2015 2:38 pm

ron6788Highlands best  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014

ron6788

This is an awesome climb! The best views and workout you could get in just 1/2 mile!
Posted Mar 6, 2015 11:54 pm

nefarious_1_Great Hudson Valley hike

nefarious_1_

Probably my favorite Hudson Valley hike. A nice scramble and wonderful views. If you're in the area, this is the hike to take!
Posted Jul 18, 2013 7:00 pm

JRaphaelsonRoute Climbed: Breaknick Ridge Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2011

JRaphaelson

Great climbing to start, and shortly thereafter rewarded by spectacular views of the Hudson River. But that's about it. The trail afterwards is quite uneventful aside from a nice view or two.
Posted Jun 25, 2012 6:12 pm

landfillgreat day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2011

landfill

just got back from this one. 5th time up great short hike, was icy in spots but always a good climb
Posted Dec 19, 2011 10:26 am

ChinigoGreat climb  Sucess!

Chinigo

I did this with a group of friends. It is probably the best scramble in the area. I went up the Breakneck Ridge Trail, but down by the Bypass and Wilkinson.
Posted Jun 22, 2011 9:31 am

SawtoothSeanReally Cool  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2010

SawtoothSean

Really great hike with my son and grandfather- we did the loop and it was nice and steep with fun Class 3 scrambling. I came for a visit from the west and have done hundreds of peaks above 10,000 feet, so I had low expectations. But I was really pleasantly surprised!
Posted Dec 11, 2010 12:36 am

jcoalterMade it!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2009

jcoalter

My first Highlands trip. When we made it a mile in the first hour I was like, enough! We'll never get through 8 more! But we did and the climb and the views were great.
Posted Apr 4, 2010 9:21 pm

chocodoveCopperhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2009

chocodove

Great hike. Saw a copperhead on the way up. Be careful out there! Between the timber rattlers in the area and those you have to watch where you step.
Posted Apr 4, 2010 6:34 pm

PaulRomanoNice loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2009

PaulRomano

Did a nice loop going up Breakneck Ridge, over to Bull Hill and down. Weather was pleasant, partly cloudy and warm.
Posted Nov 20, 2009 11:22 pm

KobaFavorite weekend getaway  Sucess!

Koba

Have done most of the routes on Breakneck numerous times. My favorite is still Breakneck (W) to Mount Beacon. Still have yet to see a rattler.
Posted Jun 9, 2008 5:00 pm

birdnyRe: a fun scramble

birdny

Rob Glad you finally got over to the East side of the Hudson!
Posted Jun 3, 2008 8:02 pm

Rob Aa fun scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Rob A

the best hike i've seen so far in the area
Posted Jun 1, 2008 8:32 pm

Sam Page10x (at least)  Sucess!

Sam Page

This is my favorite scramble in the area. It can be made more "interesting" by veering off to the right or left of the trail.
Posted Apr 26, 2008 8:52 pm

EastcoastMikeLove it

EastcoastMike

One of my favorite hikes in SE NY. Amazing overlooks of the Hudson with some fun scrambling.
Posted Oct 17, 2007 10:35 pm

birdnyRe: Great climb

birdny

it's always worth another trip!!!
Posted Sep 3, 2007 9:25 am

POLUKOGreat climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2007

POLUKO

Forgot the camera...guess I will have to do it again.
Posted Aug 28, 2007 6:39 pm

sarsampfun hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007

sarsamp

Great views, and some fun scrambling. Pretty crowded so start early...
Posted Jun 11, 2007 6:24 pm

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