Hunter Mountain Fire Tower on the Devil’s Path | Sunday, August 11, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Hunter and its fire tower as seen from Westkill

The fire tower on Hunter Mountain with its sweeping views is the highest in the Catskills at over 4000′.  This hike is part of a summer series that will traverse the entire Devil’s Path. With Indian Head and Twin already covered, look next for Sugarloaf and Plateau and then Westkill and St. Anne’s Peak.

 

Event Duration:  7.5  miles, 6-7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Difficult

Leader: Deanna Felicetta

Bring: Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water!!!   Dress for comfort with moisture wicking clothing. Wear good hiking shoes.  Hiking poles are recommended, as are map and compass.

Registration required: by August 9th. Register by contacting the leader. See below. Registration requires FULL name, a phone and if you have it, an email address.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed: No

Additional Information: PLEASE contact leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to. Remember we hike together for safety and FUN!

Always come prepared for changes in weather here in the Catskills!

No unscheduled stops for selfies, please.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Deanna at felicetta.deanna@gmail.com or call 845-216 2021 and NO TEXTING PLEASE! Leave name and number. Please contact leader if you need to cancel.

Driving Directions:  

From South: NYS Thruway (I-87), Exit 19 at Kingston. Follow Route 28 West to Phoenicia. At Phoenicia, follow signs for Route 214 and drive approximately 9 miles. Parking is just past the campground next to the pond on the left.

From North: NYS Thruway (I-87), Exit 21 at Catskill. Left on Route 23 East to Route 9W South. Follow Route 9W through Catskill to Route 23A west through Tannersville. Make left on Route 214, 2 miles past Tannersville. Campground located on Route 214, approximately 3 miles on right.

GPS:  42.159673, -74.203238

 

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