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Breakneck Ridge Trail

Beacon, NY

Breakneck Ridge Trail is a 2.7 mile loop trail located near Beacon, NY that features a river and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Blue Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Excellent. Beautiful views. I would say the hardness of trail is medium to hard.

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Mount Marcy Trail
by Ben I.

2 Completed 0 Reviews

Was warned that its state law to have crampons and snowshoes at the bottom. I carried on anyway because I like to run at times and I knew I couldn't with those on. Lack of equipment kept me from reaching the summit, visibility was about 20 yards. After looking at pictures of the summit I figured I was less than 50 feet from the top, solid ice, I was on all fours but couldn't get the grip. Not sure if I was on the right course I was following the prints of those who made the summit 30 min before. 2hrs 11min up, 2hrs 27min on the way down. Will be back with proper equipment before the winters over.

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Spruce Mountain Firetower
by Caitlin Watts

5 Completed 0 Reviews

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Harriman State Park West Mountain
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

We did this trail with a light snow on the ground-- a bit difficult on some of the more vertical parts but still doable. We loved the views!

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Dater Mountain Loop Trail
by Angel Digitalis

6 Completed 0 Reviews

It was an OK hike but not ideal if you are trying to feel immerse in Nature, Due to its proximity to main highways, the Road traffic was noticeable on many occasions. The off road parking was Ok for no more than 4 or 5 cars. There are a few nice unobstructed views of the surrounding areas within the loop, however most of them include urban settings and highways/roads. The main view is near an electric tower :(

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Cascade to Porter Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Good workout with Cascade but the result is worth it. Its the single most amazing view I've ever encountered. I went up in October and the foliage was stunning!

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Poke-O-Moonshine Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

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Thacher Park and Indian Ladder Trail
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10 Completed 8 Reviews

If I could rate this trail a 4.5 I would. I hiked the escarpment trail on 2/6/16 which was breezy but partly sunny and pretty warm for February. All winter hikers should note that the Indian Ladder Trail is closed in the winter for safety purposes, and if you look at the heaping tower of ice from the main waterfall, you will understand why. There are a number of other trails open which allow access not just to winter hiking, but snow mobiling, cross country skiing and snow shoeing. This park has something for all seasons. The escarpment trail is easy to follow as it hugs the fence barrier along the top of the cliff. If you are interested in winter waterfall viewing, I recommend the waterfall at the Mine Lot picnic area which is very easy to access as it is near the main road.

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Pilot Knob - Orange Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Easy to moderate hike with great views, the views were well worth it!

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Chase Lake Trail
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9 Completed 8 Reviews

Expect to get your boots wet