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Fishkill Ridge to Lamb’s Hill/Bald Hill Loop, or Time Flies Like an Arrow (Especially on Steep Ascents)

There’s more to hiking in the Hudson Highlands than Mount Beacon, Storm King Mountain and Breakneck Ridge. Take, for instance, Mount Beacon’s near neighbors: Lamb’s Hill and Bald Hill, which offer arguably better views, present a beautiful challenge and aren’t completely overrun with tourists. Continue reading

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Stissing Mountain Fire Tower, or When the Wind Blows (The Tower Will Rock)

I’d been meaning to get to Pine Plains to try the hike to the fire tower on Stissing Mountain anyway, so I changed into my hiking togs at the office on Monday afternoon and headed up there to do that thing. Continue reading

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