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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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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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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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The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around A film by Tobe Carey Willow Mixed Media $19.95, 80-minute documentary on DVD The story of the rise and fall of the Catskill Mountain House, from 1823 to 1963, is a compelling tale of steamboat and railroad empires, bitter rivalries and cutthroat competition, exclusive private preserves, fabulous art, and picturesque landmarks that celebrated the Catskills as part of the 19th-century American Grand Tour. This new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Tobe Carey is the fascinating story of America’s first great mountaintop hotel, a...
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The Catskills in the Ice Age: Third Edition, Revised, Expanded

The Catskills in the Ice Age: Third Edition, Revised, Expanded

THE CATSKILLS IN THE ICE AGE Third Edition, Revised and Expanded By Robert Titus and Johanna Titus Published by Black Dome Press & Purple Mountain Press Paper, 6″ x 9″, 200 pages, 110 maps and photos ISBN 9781883789930, $21.95 This book is about perception, about seeing our familiar world in a new light. We can spend a lifetime enjoying the natural beauty of the Catskill Mountains and still be blind to much that is there. But now, guided by two resident science professors, we can embark on a journey through the past for a clearer understanding of the present—as well as the future, for...
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