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Bonticou Crag

Bonticou Crag, The Gunks

If you live near New Paltz, New York or are visiting the Shawangunks (The Gunks), and want a great rock scramble and day hike, try Bonticou Crag (1,194 ft). It’s a knife edge style, rock ridge, located in the Mohonk Preserve, with fantastic views of the Catskills mountains. Be forewarned. …

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Mohonk Mountain House: A Hiker’s Paradise

My in-laws gave my wife and I a free weekend at the Mohonk Mountain House for our 10th anniversary a few years back. It's one of the last remaining old resorts in the Catskills and Shawangunks area of New York state, just outside of the college town of New Paltz, …

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