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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Find Heart-stopping Adventure in Kaaterskill Falls

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4. Insider’s Tip


The view from the top of Kaaterskill High Peak.  

Suck it up and hike the wearying nine miles to Kaaterskill High Peak, one of the northern Catskills' most gorgeous and overlooked summits. The lesser-known Wildcat, Buttermilk, and Santa Cruz waterfalls fall along the High Peak trail, and there’s an eerie skeleton of a plane crash at the summit. The trail becomes poorly marked towards the top, so take a map.


Published on Apr 30, 2008 as a web exclusive.

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