Hiking to See the Solar Eclipse 2021

June 10th was the first solar eclipse of 2021. We got up late, five in the morning, jumped out of bed, got dressed and left the house. Our plan was to go to Roosa Gap fire tower and watch the eclipse but once we got there we were shocked. The parking lot was full and […]

Hiking Long Path Section 14 Into 15

Hiking Long Path Section 14 Into 15

Long Path Section 14 is done. We started the journey by jumping out of bed, having coffee and toast and feeding the cats. We parked at Mt Meenagha Rd and South Gully Road by South Gully entrance. After finishing the hill again and reaching Sam’s Point this is where the section starts from. I was […]

Exploring the New Mamakating Fitness Trail

Exploring the New Mamakating Fitness Trail

The Mamakating Fitness Trail is open for business! While we’ve lived in Wurtsboro since 2013, we’ve only been to Mamakating Park a handful of times. Those times involved us playing tennis, me not being any good, and Nihad giving up on taking us there. In high school I tried out for the tennis team but […]

Finding Witch’s Hole in Ellenville NY

Finding Witch's Hole in Ellenville NY

Yesterday, we hiked in Ellenville NY looking for the Witche’s Hole. Most days, besides the Long Path, we get in the car and ask one another “Where do you want to hike?” I’ll end up saying what about here or there and he’ll end up saying either “Okay, that sounds good” or “I have this […]

Vernooy Kill State Forest Hike

Vernooy Kill State Forest Hike

There are so many hidden hiking spots that we didn’t know about such as Vernooy Kill state forest. We finally went yesterday to check it out and were pleasantly surprised. As we made the turn into the park, we saw the Long Path trail marks! They ended up going right while we continued two miles […]

Tusten Mountain Trail at Upper Delaware River

Tusten Mountain Trail at Upper Delaware River

Today we decided to go to a new spot and found Tusten Mountain trail in Narrowsburg NY. While we’ve been to the Delaware River a few times we never went further up than Callicoon. When we arrived at the Upper Delaware location we first drove down the road and enjoyed the scenery. There are beautiful […]

Using Our Shoe Traction at Neversink Gorge Trails

Using Our Shoe Traction at Neversink Gorge Trails

Before doing our last section of the Long Path we purchased some shoe traction. There were spots on the Long Path section 6 that were icy and very dangerous. If we had the ice and snow cleats we would have been more confident. After that we went looking for ice cleats and the options were […]