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CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES

CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES

CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES: Mountaineering Tales of Endurance, Survival, Exploration & Adventure From the Catskill 3500 Club edited by Carol Stone White   101 True Tales of High Adventure in the High Peaks For the last forty-five years, mountain climbers in the Northeast have joined the quest for membership in the Catskill 3500 Club , reserved for hikers who summit all thirty-five Catskill Mountain peaks over 3,500 feet high. Adding to the challenge, four peaks must be climbed in winter , and thirteen of the peaks are trail-less . Despite all obstacles, from blizzards to raging...
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Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book I

Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book I

Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book One: The Northern Catskills by Edward Henry Hike the Catskill's High Peaks region with a Forest Ranger by your side! Book One: The Northern Catskills includes hikes through some of the most magnificent scenery in the Eastern United States, taking you to the highest waterfall in New York State, vistas that take in not just the Hudson Valley but western New England as well, and the Catskills' famous "cloves"---steep, rocky mountain valleys that define " picturesque" but defy access to all but the handiest...
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Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book II

Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book II

Catskill Trails: A Ranger's Guide to the High Peaks Book Two: The Central Catskills by Edward G. Henry Hike the Catskill's High Peaks region with a Forest Ranger by your side! Book Two: The Central Catskills includes hikes through the rugged wilderness terrain of the heart of the Catskill Forest Preserve, taking you to the summit of the highest peak in the Catskill Mountains, the massive cliffs of Giant Ledge with its panoramic views and dizzying heights, through the Burroughs Range made famous by America's first literary naturalist, to the geologic mystery of the Panther...
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In Blue Mountains

In Blue Mountains

In Blue Mountains: An Artist’s Return to America’s First Wilderness by Thomas Locker, illustrated by Thomas Locker Hardcover, 11″ x 9″, 36 pages, 13 full-color reproductions ISBN: 978-0880104715          $18.00  “This special book is visually rich, quietly moving, and intensely personal—a multilayered experience.” School Library Journal  Set in America’s “first wilderness”—Kaaterskill Clove in the Catskill Mountains—made world-famous by the 19th-century Hudson River School...
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In the Shadow of the Catskills

In the Shadow of the Catskills

In the Shadow of the Catskills   An Illustrated History of Cornwallville, New York   by Karen R. Rivers   paper, 5.5 x 8.5, 48 pages full-color, 42 illustrations   isbn 9789780692988, $12.00     First settled by Revolutionary War veterans in the mid-1780s, Cornwallville remains an archetypal rural American hamlet, so archetypal, in fact, that its nineteenth-century Methodist Church was moved to Cooperstown to become part of the Farmers’ Museum.   Drawing upon diaries, newspaper accounts, secondary sources, and interviews, the author describes the arc...
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John Burroughs

John Burroughs

John Burroughs An American Naturalist Edward J. Renehan, Jr. The first full biography of the dean of American nature writers to be published since 1925. "[Renehan reveals] a far more complex and interesting man than other biographers have described. ... In this thoughtful biography we are shown the once sainted 'Sage of Slabsides' as a flesh-and-blood traveler in a now-vanished world." -- The Sunday New York Times Book Review John Burroughs (1837-1921) emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than thirty books, create the genre of the nature...
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MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson Produced and directed by filmmaker Tobe Carey, and coproduced by photographer and Catskills fishing guide Mark Loete. Music by Tim Kapeluck, Evan Pritchard, Artie Traum, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason. DVD, run time 73 minutes, $19.95 This feature-length documentary follows the Esopus Creek from its headwaters on Slide Mountain in New York’s Catskill Mountains to the Ashokan Reservoir and then on to the Hudson River at Saugerties--a fascinating journey of 65 miles. The story begins with the ancient geologic forces that formed the...
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Out Windham Way: A Photographic Tour

Out Windham Way: A Photographic Tour

Out Windham Way A Photographic Tour of Windham, Ashland, Prattsville, Maplecrest & Hensonville, 1890–1945 by Larry J. Tompkins foreword by Lori Anander, Editor, Windham Journal trade paper, 8 ½″ x 11″, 256 pages, 400 photographs, maps, drawings & ephemera $29.95, isbn 9781883789756   Over 400 illustrations culled from the author's remarkable collection of historic Catskill Mountain photographs, maps, and ephemera document the visual record of the Greene County villages of Windham, Prattsville, Ashland, Big Hollow (Maplecrest), Hensonville, and their...
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Rails to the Catskills

Rails to the Catskills

RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS Railroading in the Northern and Southern Catskills A film by Tobe Carey, DVD, 95 minutes (Willow Mixed Media) RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS uses original footage, contemporary and vintage photographs, postcards, rare films, railfan movies, newspapers and historic archives to document the history of the dynamic railroad industry in the northern and southern Catskills. Catskill Mountain railroads have roots in the Delaware & Hudson Canal of the 1820s and the post-Civil War railroad boom. RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS explores: the Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad; the New York,...
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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle The Mountain Top Edition Washington Irving’s classic story, with 33 drawings by famed early-20th-century illustrator N.C. Wyeth. Trade Paperback, 2-color illustrations, 6″ x 9″, 94 pages ISBN: 9781883789855, $13.95 With essays on N.C. Wyeth and Washington Irving. Published with The Mountain Top Historical Society
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