Winnisook Lake (#56) Mountain is one of the Catskills 100 Highest. The western summit of WLM is home to the Catskills “Stonehenge”. This hike requires a bushwhack (no herd path) that can be very steep. Hikers should have off trail winter experience and full winter equipment since deep snow and ice are expected. The hike will be led by Alan Via, author of The Catskill 67 hiking guide.
Event Duration: 4 miles, 6 hours
Level of Difficulty: Difficult. Bushwhack
Leader(s): Alan Via
Bring: Winter gear including good hiking boots, microspikes/crampons, snowshoes. Dress in moisture wicking layers. Bring lunch, snacks, plenty to drink, map and compass. Hiking poles are recommended.
Registration required by February 11. Register by contacting the leader. See below.
Group size is limited to 8, so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader.
Questions about this event can be directed to: Alan at hikeleaderAV@catskillmountainclub.org
Driving Directions: Meet at Slide Mountain parking area on Frost Valley Rd./CR47, 10 miles south of SR 28 in Big Indian or 10.6 miles north of CR 19 in Claryville.
GPS: 42°00’29.7″N 74°25’38.6″W