At 2976′, Cabot Mountain in the Pepacton Range is just a few feet under the cut off for a Catskills 100 highest peak. This hike is a steady climb to a nice view overlooking Little Pond and the mountains beyond. Approximately 1300′ ascent.
Event Duration: 3.7 miles, 4 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leader(s): Andes Hikers
Bring: good hiking shoes, traction device, something to drink, lunch or snacks, wear layered moisture wicking clothing that will keep you comfortable and warm. Hiking poles and gaiters are recommended.
Registration required by April 3rd, 2019: Register by contacting the leader. See below.
Dogs allowed: Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Registration and Questions about this event can be directed to: Wendell George at email@example.com or 845-586-6273. Be sure to provide a way to reach you the morning of the hike in case plans need to be changed. If you cannot attend, please notify the leader as soon as possible so we will not wait for you unnecessarily and so others may join us.
From SR 28/30 in Margaretville, go about 3 miles to the intersection of these two highways and turn southwest (left) onto SR 30. Follow SR 30 to the Shavertown Bridge. Continue across the bridge on SR 30 2.4 miles to Beech Hill Rd. Turn south and go about 3 miles to the trailhead parking area on the left.
From Livingston Manor, take Old Route 17 to a slight right onto Beaverkill Road for 8.8 miles, turn left onto Beech Hill Road. Go 2.6 miles to the trailhead on the right.
GPS: 42°03’02.0″N 74°46’44.5″W; 42.050550, -74.779034
We’ll spot cars here and go to Big Pond to begin the hike.