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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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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...
$15.95

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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...
$15.95

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VideoFreex

VideoFreex

Videofreex America's First Pirate TV Station & The Catskills Collective That Turned It On by Parry D. Teasdale SFrom 1972 to 1977 the VIDEOFREEX aired 258 television broadcasts from a home-built studio and jury-rigged transmitter in an old boarding house they rented in the tiny Catskill Mountain hamlet of Lanesville.  It was a revolutionary act in defiance of FCC regulations- the first unlicensed TV station in America.  Complete with help from Abbie Hoffman, spying by the FBI, and encounters with cultural icons from the '60s and '70s ranging from the Hell's...
$16.95

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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...
$18.00

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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...
$19.95

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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...
$19.95

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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...
$19.95

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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,...
$19.95

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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...
$19.95

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