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JRaphaelsonEscarpment  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2015


An awesome trail with varying tree growths that make it seem like you're changing seasons with every corner turned.
Posted Oct 4, 2015 10:33 pm

technicolorNHEasy day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2014


One hundred minutes to the summit from the trailhead on the highway to the north and eighty minutes back down again. I needed a nice easy day after climbing Greylock and Williamson the evening before.
Posted May 26, 2014 11:50 pm

nefarious_1_Plateau and Windham High Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2013


Climbed Plateau, then made a quick drive over to Windham.
Great hike. A cool 42F most of the day. Moderate snowfall while climbing Plateau and close to 2 inches on the summit! Due to the slick conditions, it took about 3 hours to complete Plateau. Windham took less than 3 hours to complete. Another couple down!
Posted Nov 10, 2013 8:29 pm

apeBlackhead-Windham hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 20, 2011
Did the Blackhead range and Windham on a beautiful fall day. Made it out around sunset, but the taxi we had arranged left us stranded! Managed to bum a ride back to our car from another hiker.
Posted Jun 22, 2012 12:18 pm

klotito4-peak day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2012


with the NYC Hiking Meetup. Also, Blackhead, Black Dome, and Thomas Cole.
Posted May 15, 2012 9:24 am

ScAtTeRbOnEEasiest High Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2012


This was by far the easiest High Peak in the CATS, enjoyed the old growth forest and gentle trail, summit views, and made great time, up and down in under 2 hrs, went on to hike SW Hunter and Halcott same day.
Posted Apr 20, 2012 7:54 pm

redmondcold, wet, and windy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010
Camped at Elm Ridge leanto Saturday Night and got going just after the rain started Sunday morning. Although no views the mist and fog were awesome. Great hike. Finished up the day with Balsam and Eagle.
Posted Aug 23, 2010 2:32 pm

HotovenSnow is the best!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2010


Had a great view of the surrounding Mountains and cool view of the flat land North of the Catskills. Deep snow.
Posted Mar 8, 2010 1:30 pm

woodstriderThe MapleCrest Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 1995


Backpacked over the weekend what someone told me was the "MapleCrest Loop". Started at Hensonville and walked up the Road to the Windham High Peak trail head. Camped at Elm Ridge leanto. Next day hiked around to the next leanto. I did the BlackHead Range the last day and came out at Barnum Rd. Great loop for a beginner such as I.
Posted Nov 3, 2009 11:13 am

TahawusWindham High Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2007


Climbed via the Escarpment Trail from Route 23. A fun spring hike only a short drive from home. Good views of the Blackhead Range from Windham's icy summit.
Posted May 17, 2009 9:40 pm

TLPtwo times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2008


The first time I went to Windham High Peak was 09/16/07. It was a fairly decent day. You could clearly make out Albany, NY in the distance. You could even see the Adirondacks rising up in the way distance. I took some photos, but all of the photos I took that day were lost.

The second time I went to Windham High Peak, I went with SP's own Puma Concolor. We were planning a winter hike. It was the end of December, and I told him to let me borrow his extra pair of snowshoes. They were definately NOT needed. The snow was all gone, due to some mild days, and rain. We had to get wet, right at the start, as the trail was FLOODED by the trailhead. No views at the top, and it was supposed to be sunny. Still, a good time.
Posted Feb 14, 2009 3:21 pm

rasgoatNice Hike  Sucess!


Geat area of the Catskills. We saw a small snake on the summit.
Posted Jan 26, 2009 8:47 pm

capanachemight as well sign...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2008


Had to get out of the house after Christmas, first trip to the Catskills as well. Was a blast, hiked the Blackheads a few weeks later. My photo of the northern view does not do the view justice at all.
Posted Jan 26, 2009 7:24 pm

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