In the beginning, the trail is very mellow. Most of these areas have stone steps which make the climb easier. Notice the stone walls and foundations along the way. View of the Burroughs Range with some of Devil’s Path (R) from Ashokan High Point’s meadow Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAt this meadow, there is a large firepit and several rock seats where one can gaze at Slide Mountain the monarch of the Catskills at 4,180’. A beautiful and unusual forest, views, streams, at-large camping, a bushwhack to Ashokan Cobble, and a downed plane to boot! As far back as 1880 in Arnold Guyot’s survey of the Catskills, it is referred to as High Point. Straight ahead, however, you’ll notice some logs strewn across the trail. Fire pit in the meadow on Ashokan High Point Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingThis is a place where one could camp as we did on a night when the summit was being battered with 35-40 MPH winds. This itinerary begins with a 2.65-mile hike alongside bucolic Kanape Brook that features views not only of nature but of the remnants of hillside farms (the name of the brook derives from an early agrarian in the area, John Canape). fields and can become hard to follow. Take Route 28 to Route 28A in Boiceville. The trail (marked with red disks) follows an old carriage road along the Kanape Brook. Add another 2.7 miles if … Its lofty heights provide excellent views of the region, especially during leaf-off conditions. Ashokan High Point is the mountain on the right" but the mountain on the right looks far more than a 1/4 of a mile away as it looms over the view in the photo! At the 2.7 mile Oh, we had passed a trailhead sign, but it was for something called “Kanape Trailhead,” and we naturally assumed it wouldn’t refer to a trail leading to Ashokan High Point. The trail head parking at around 1100ft was plowed (better than a lot of roads that day). Turn right onto Watson Hollow Road in West Shokan. With the leaves down views of the surrounding mountains can be had but with the trees leaved out there are no views at this place. Remains of an old dam on the Kanape Brook Trail Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAfter the dam the trail climbs at varying grades and crosses tributaries on earthen bridges which have been worn to the culvers underneath. Ashokan High Point Trail ist ein 9.3 Meilen langer, moderat besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von West Shokan, New York. By this time, you’ll be walking in an old hemlock forest and may notice some nice areas to camp under the cool canopy. As of this writing, there is an old camp here disk at the northeast corner of the meadow. From the summit there is a limited view of the Hudson Valley below, this is best when the leaves are down. From the bridge, the trail will rise and quickly bring you to the register, please sign in here’s why. The loop trail has few points of interest. As you make your way to the col you will enter a section of trail where the trees close in and you’ll find Norway Spruce. Kanape Brook Trail to Ashokan High Point I've been cooped up in a lab a lot lately, and I've been really itching to get out on a nice winter hike. Ashokan High Point Mountain Photos. ... NOT A BEGINNER HIKE Starting at the parking lot on Route 42, we follow the red trail to Ashokan High Point (3080'). The pathway is also ADA compliant and features no crossing streets. From the publication: The Catskill Mountains The Most Picturesque Mountain Region on the Globe – 1894 Ulster & Delaware Railroad Co. Kanape Brook Trailhead. Some visitors have built a fire circle surrounded by stone The trail to the left is longer but Then a steep climb leads to the summit where there’s a great view of Mohonk and the Shawangunk Ridge. Ashokan High Point Trail - This popular trail features the scenic Kanape Brook and nice views from Ashokan High Point, although tree growth is slowly taking away some of the views. Read more here! It is about 0.50-miles of bushwhacking and you’ll come out near the small footbridge you crossed on your way up. Once on the trail you’ll drop to the Busk Kill and cross it on a well-constructed bridge. This rivals some of the steepest climbs of the Catskill 3500 peaks. Given its isolated location it looks taller than it is, but to summit this hill you’ll need to work for it. From the Ashokan High Point summit, continue on the red-blazed trail for 1/10ths of a mile to a short unmarked side trail on the left that leads to views. You can follow this beautiful stream to save a bit of trail walking (maybe not time). The Kanape Brook trail head is on Watson Hollow Road (Co. Rte 42), 3.75 miles off Ulster County Rt 28A. The Ashokan Rail Trail is open to the public from sunrise to sunset year-round. Kanape Brook Trailhead. A section of the body of the plane wreck on Ashokan High Point Scott L. | copyright Challenged Hiking From the plane crash site, in about 0.45-miles with some steep descending, you will reach a drainage that flows to Kanape Brook. The trail to Ashokan High Point is on your left. Walk across the road and toward the Ashokan to pick up the trail. Turn left here (a sign points the way). Ashokan High Point. It has been so well drained in past years that erosion has caused little damage. The total distance is 9 miles and elevation gain is approximately 2000'. Trail signs on the Kanape Brook trail with ski markers Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingApproaching 1.15-miles look to your left and you’ll see a random collection of rock cairns just off the trail. Ashokan High Point is in the Catskill’s Sundown Wild Forest Area. the leaves are not on the trees. The first 2.7 miles is a rather gentle uphill walk. The last 1.25 miles is very steep. mark make a pronounced left. You'll hike left out of the parking lot, and soon cross the road turning right onto the red-blazed Ashokan High Point Trail. The trail head is reached by leaving I-84 at Kingston, then taking R-28, R-28A to R-42 and following it for about 4 miles. The trail straight ahead continues upward fro about 1 mile to the In fact, sometime after the second footbridge, you have been hiking in areas that have experienced multiple forest fires dated back to the 1800’s. Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAt just under 1.0-mile there is a small grass area to the right of the trail overlooking the brook way below. Ashokan to pick up the trail. I needed something new, so I found this on a map, read that it … Chris crossing the second bridge in a Hemlock forest Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingThe trail will begin to climb more steadily but never too steep. Turn left here (a sign points the way). While this is still a great hike even with so much foliage still up, clearer instructions on this part would have been great and I … Random collection of rock cairns Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAt 1.30-miles you will find a spring left of the trail. Retrace and continue on through one blueberry patch veering left into another larger open blueberry patch. I have hiked in the Catskills a fair amount of times. ... NOT A BEGINNER HIKE Starting at the parking lot on Route 42, we follow the red trail to Ashokan High Point (3080'). A little farther to the north and west the trail opens into several This trail gains about 1000 feet over the mile and there are several steep areas. I went around the loop counterclockwise. You will have descended 140’ from the summit of Hoopole Mountain to the 90-degree turn. You are This hike is fairly easy with good views. After Chris hiking at the base of the climb up Hoop Pole Mountain Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingClearly, these woods were important to local settlers as part of their existence, for the hiker today we rely on these woods for existence in a medicinal way as part of the restoration of body, mind, and spirit. Walk across the road and toward the Chris on bridge over the Busk Kill on the Kanape Brook Trail Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAs you cross the bridge, look down to your right, you will see the confluence of the Kanape Brook and Bush Kill where the water flows into the Ashokan Reservoir and on to New York City. Cross the bridge over the Kanape Brook. ROUTE: Ashokan High Point Trail, which is a lollipop loop. By GPS 41.9268, -74.2983. Trails in the Sundown Wild Forest Kanape Brook Trail to Ashokan High Point (9 miles (does not include Ashokan Cobble, ascent 2000+, red markers) Kanape Brook Parking This hike has a lot to offer. From this point, you get a nice view up the Kanape Brook which you will be hiking near for some time to come. The trail now narrows to a footpath but is marked and well-worn. It is one of The Catskill 67. A well-constructed turnpike which connected the Bush Kill Valley with the valley to the south. The Kanape Brook trail The Kanape Brook trail head is on Watson Hollow Road (Co. Rte 42), 3.75 miles off Ulster County Rt 28A. You can follow this beautiful stream to save a bit of trail walking (maybe not time). Features: Some steep climbing, lots of hikers, more climbing, nice views, climbing, weird cairns, Kanape Brook, beautiful hemlocks, norway spruce, american red oak, berries in season, bushwhack to a great view, camping, plane crash site. The path you are following is a old well-constructed turnpike which connected the Bush Kill Valley with the valley to the south. Climbing photos at Ashokan High Point uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com Department, Rant: Adirondack and Catskill crowding, ignorance and other problems, Wittenberg and Cornell Mountain hike from Woodland Valley, 5 Winter Hiking Tips for Your First Time Out &…, Watson Hollow Road (Co. Rte 42), 3.75 miles off Ulster County Rt 28A, Slide Mountain the monarch of the Catskills at 4,180’, checking the forecast during your planning. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-york/ashokan-high-point-trail An alternative route to the one shown above is an out and back hike. This 2.5 mile trail meanders up to the High Point. Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. The trail starts at the Kanape Brook parking area on Route 42. This 2.5 mile trail meanders up to the High Point. 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THE BLIND LADY’S HOUSE—ASHOKAN HIGH POINT. about 8 miles. However, what is odd is the 1942 geodetic survey mark on its summit which says “Samson”. Both routes get you to the same place and get you back to your car. At mile post 2.65 you will come to the trail junction in the picture on the left. You will see increasing amounts of berry bushes and Hobblebush which bloom in late June and early July. Ashokan High Point in Winter After a few days of snow fall in the Catskill Mountains, I wanted to try out some new gear and headed out for the Ashokan High Point. Press blue button for source of information, directions, and more about hiking Kanape Brook. Turning your gaze a little more to the north and west reveals The surface is hard-packed dirt and gravel, where few seedlings will hold. The first 2.7 miles is a rather gentle uphill walk. He may have mentioned, at some point, that he had health problems and wanted to hike the trail while he still could. This makes a nice spot to take a quick break and enjoy the quality of the forest and the mass of Little Rocky (3,015’) across the valley. Ashokan High Point is a 3,061 feet (933 m) summit in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Exploring the centuried Freeman Avery Road along the Kanape Brook will lead visitors to a steep ascent up Ashokan High Point. The last 1.25 miles are very steep. A terrific hike all times of year, this trail has a gentle uphill slope for the first 2.72 miles as you follow a path alongside the Kanape Brook. The total distance is 9 miles and elevation gain is approximately 2000'. Old retaining wall alongside Kanape Brook. After another 1000’ the trail turns abruptly to the right and leads you quickly to this spectacular view, which looks west to Ashokan High Point and Little Ashokan… Ashokan High Point To the right of Ashokan High Point, you can see most the Burroughs Range ( Friday , Cornell and Wittenberg ) and Samuels Point (the large hump in the middle of the photo above). Check the DEC website for specifics on hunting dates. - Use the links below to get the full reports for the Adirondacks and Catskills. A large fire ring with some stone chairs is a prominent fixture in the clearing. Next move was to cross a sturdy brown wooden bridge over the Kanape Brook. Over the next 1.1 miles, you will climb about 1,000’ of the 2,007’ climb from the trail head to the summit. Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingFrom the meadow, your next stop will be Hoopole Mountain named for the harvesting of vegetation to make the hoops for barrels. In fact, even in the 1800’s the Catskills had been prescribed and advertised as a place to restore one’s health! After this point a path right will lead to an overgrown viewpoint. The valley that you drive into is commonly known as the Peekamoose Valley but it was first named and still called the Bush Kill Valley. The parking area is on the right; the Kanape Brook Trail is across the road. Kanape Brook and Ashokan High Point Mountain. Cross the bridge over the Kanape Brook. The trees become stunted on this burnt over ridge and mountain top area. The authors of this site are not responsible any damage, personal injuries or death as a result of the use of any advice, gear or techniques discussed on this blog. Notice the stone walls and foundations along the way. Continuing on the trail you will reach the junction at about 1.33-miles from the crash site (6.3-miles from the start) and then another 2.7-miles back to the trail head. For the first mile of the high point trail I bore witness to the most luminous shade of green I’d ever seen. The Kanape Brook trail starts downhill across the road from the parking area. From the 90-degree turn it is about 0.35 miles to a faint herd-path (which may be marked with a cairn) on your left which will take you to the remains of a plane crash (about 4.97-miles from the start). Spring left of the trail Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAt approximately 1.55 and 1.85-miles you’ll cross a nice planked bridge and then a smaller unstable one. Hike Length: 9 miles (does not include Ashokan Cobble). One must guess the name on the disk had to do with settlers of the small hamlet of Samsonville that sits to the peaks south. In winter, the unplowed trail can be enjoyed for cross … The 11.5-mile recreational trail runs along Ashokan Reservoir between West Hurley and Boiceville. However, if one wishes to see the best view when the trees are leaved out you’ll need to stand at the back of the field. It is a seven mile round trip hike just to the 3080 foot summit of Ashokan High Point. Ashokan High Point: Kanape Brook PA. Quick Look; Difficulty Round trip Total climb Location Internet Maps; 8.1 mi. Several Park at the Kanape Brook PA trailhead on the Peekamoose Road. left as you gaze from the lookout. The trail starts at the Kanape Brook parking area on Route 42. Our hammocks with tarps high on the mountain. Most hiking trails are marked with small, circular disks colored red, blue or yellow. The out and back allows a quick descent of the steeper sections for those who don't mind this sort of thing. Over the 2.65 files you will climb 913 feet in elevation. part of the trail parallels Kanape Brook which can be heard as you walk along the trail. We set off up the Catskill’s Ashokan High Point with the arguably tongue-in-cheek goal of discovering the “luxuriously appointed cave, ... Called the Freeman-Avery Road when it was the only way through these mountains, the DEC trail runs along the Kanape Brook, named for John. After 2.5 miles, you reach the low point on the ridge connecting High Point and Mombaccus Mountain. Once these trees would have been used for lumber and logs and protected the farm that stood here from winds and snowdrifts. View amenities, descriptions, reviews, photos, itineraries, and directions on TrailLink. So we edged back down the road, Morgan now referring to his phone, which kept insisting — like it knew shit — that the Ashokan High Point trail’s head was called Kanape Trailhead. Ashokan High Point or High Point or Ashokan Point or Mount Ashokan or Shokan Point – all names given this place. Ashokan High Point. This trail gains about 1000 feet over the mile and there are several steep areas. Discover The Premier Life Skills University where 97% of students are employed or in graduate school. View into the Hudson Valley from Ashokan High Point, best when the trees are bare. Your days total, on the trail, will be about 9.0-miles altogether. Brad and I had done a late night ambulance call so we both slept in later than we normally would. The entire loop is ). "Mostly Harmless" got this particular trail name, apparently around March 2018 when a hiker met him close to Paisley, Florida. If you require advice you should consult an appropriate professional. 11 points higher than the national average. From the Ashokan High Point summit, continue on the red-blazed trail for 1/10ths of a mile to a short unmarked side trail on the left that leads to views. Enjoy! Most of these areas have stone steps which make the climb easier. Best Time: Mid-week, in summer., fall, and spring. You will soon see the returning loop trail on the left – continue straight. Ashokan High Point. On Friday, August 10th I was ready to do a longer hike with son-in-law Brad after two days of rain had kept us inside and off the trails. If you go to Ashokan Cobble add another 0.7-miles, but significantly more time as this is a bushwhack and requires a drop and climb of about 400′. Jones Canape, one of the first farmers to farm the valley. For this reason, it was considered for a mountaintop hotel in the 1800s. Sunrise on Ashokan High Point. There are some truly stunning views of the loftier peaks of the south Catskills to the north and the Ashokan Reservoir to the east. Kanape Trail through young Stinging Nettles Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingArriving at the col at 2.7-miles the open junction invites the hiker to sit and rest. Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingAfter the summit walking about .20-miles (4-miles from the start) will take you to an open meadow with views of the Burroughs Range and Devil’s Path on the horizon. After 2.7 miles of gradual ascent, you’ll arrive at the col between Ashokan High Point at Mombaccus Mountain. Walking to the north and east side of the field gives you a spectacular view of the Catskill Mountain Guide by Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Catskill Day Hikes for All Seasons by Carol and David White, Views from on High: Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills, AMC High Peaks Trail Guide Map Pack by Adirondack Mtn Club, Catskill Region Waterfall Guide by Black Dome Press, Good Fishing in the Catskills: A Complete Angler’s Guide (Third Edition), Hunter-West Kill Wilderness and Rusk Mountain Wild Forest, Trail Registers for Beginners – Anatomy and why to use them, The Complete Beginner’s Guide to the 10 Essentials. itself you have a beautiful view of the mountains and valleys directly to the east. C Ashokan High Point: Kanape Brook Trail (only) C Ashokan High Point: Kanape Brook Out and Back C Ashokan High Point and Little Ashokan: Kanape Brook Loop C Ashokan High Point and Little Ashokan: Kanape Brook Out and Back C Ashokan Quarry Trail (DEP) B C … immediately faced with a choice! The Kanape Brook trail starts downhill across the road from the parking area. - Please see the NYSDEC website for COVID recommendations on safe hiking. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. The trail leaves the old road at 2.65 miles, continuing up to Ashokan High Point Mountain (3080'). ), (The map above shows the parking area and the out and back hiking route. Ashokan Reservoir Promenade spans 2.7 mi. The loop adds a small distance to the hike but it has several ups and downs along the way. A large fire ring with some stone chairs is a prominent fixture in the clearing. There are some truly stunning views of the loftier peaks of the south Catskills to the north and the Ashokan Reservoir to the east. Pass. Welcome to the Ashokan Rail Trail. DATE: Friday, July 26th. Ashokan High Point was a new hike for me. Pass. However, the trail system and land which make the Catskills up is vast, and I feel like I have barely scratched the surface still. Chris on the Kanape Trail hiking toward col with the forest closing in. Being so close to the Hudson Valley it is a wonder that Ashokan High Point did not succumb to the same fate as some of the northern Catskill peaks by having a hotel built on it. DepartmentAfter making a quick 295-foot drop to a low point you begin a climb to the top of Hoopole Mountain. In fact, the best time to climb Ashokan High Point is when the trees are bare. Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingYou will cross a pretty and open section of the trail that contains Stinging Nettle which hugs the narrow footpath through a wet area. The wind battering the upper reaches of the mountain warp the trees as they cling on for existence. After climbing this rock outcrop you will be on the summit of Ashokan High Point Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingBefore this ledge is the start of the herd path to Ashokan Cobble a rocky knob with excellent views. The ART trail surface is 12 feet in width and surfaced with highly compacted fine crushed stone. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies, Ulster & Delaware Railroad Co. This appears to be and old cistern which gathered ground water for drinking. (loop) 2200 ft. N41.92450 W74.28800 Google Maps: Park at the Kanape Brook PA trailhead on the Peekamoose Road. Tucked away in the Kanape Valley, the stone walls of a blind hermit’s home still stand. You'll hike left out of the parking lot, and soon cross the road turning right onto the red-blazed Ashokan High Point Trail. They seem illogically placed at this spot with no rhyme or reason. He appeared content and said he was from New York. The last 1.25 miles is very steep." Small rock overhand on the way up Ashokan High Point Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingIn the upper reaches, you’ll climb a significant grade which levels off for a bit then you will reach another small ledge and finally come out on the 3,080’ summit at 3.8-miles. Again, these views are best when the leaves are down. With some wonderful views, kaleidoscope of forest species, camping opportunities, and a plane wreck, it’s a great mountain to hike, especially when the leaves are down. View-less summit of Hoopole Mountain Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingIn about 0.20-miles from Hoopole Mountain’s summit, the trail will turn 90-degrees heading south (4.62-miles from the start). small bridges and culverts cross tributaries which increase the volume of the brook. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert, gezeltet und gebackpackt werden. The trail (marked with red disks) follows an old carriage road along the Kanape Brook. Here the trail runs through a dark, dense plantation of Norway spruce trees. Ashokan High Point is in the Catskill’s Sundown Wild Forest Area. Ashokan High Point May 19, 2018 May 19, 2018 Kenneth Posner Ashokan High Point , Northern Red Salamander , red-eyed vireo With all the peaks for May complete, the Catskill Grid is on pause until the 1st of June. Once at the High Point How Much Water Should You Drink on a Hike and Why? generally easier to climb. This wonderful loop hike has an easy start with almost three miles of beautiful riparian trail. Retrace and continue on through one blueberry patch veering left into another larger open blueberry patch. ... miles, continuing up to Ashokan High Point Mountain (3,080 ft.). Sometimes referred to as Ashokan High Point Mountain, High Point Mountain stands prominently out from other mountains situated further to the north, northwest, and west. is a wide road typical of logging or quarrying roads that run throughout the Catskills. There is not much left of it but it is worth the visit. chairs. The trail to Ashokan High Point's summit is an old settlement road that has been so well built that it requires little maintenance. impromptu creek. As we chose to bring our hammocks, it made for a “bumpy” night as the trees swayed in the wind. You’ll see some rock retaining walls as you hike. All distances shown are round‐trip. Much of the first A section of the body of the plane wreck on Ashokan High Point Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingFrom the plane crash site, in about 0.45-miles with some steep descending, you will reach a drainage that flows to Kanape Brook. The trail you will be hiking on is also used as and intermittently marked as a ski trail. If you do this you should be comfortable hiking off trail and know how to use a map and compass. About a mile up the trail, you will walk thru a nice conifer forest you see in the two pictures. Ashokan High Point — Full Loop Hiking Trail with Plane Wreck. During the scramble, you’ll encounter several rock ledges of varying sizes with level sections in between, typical Catskill terrain. In the front of the Burroughs Range are Balsam Cap and it’s sub-peaks on the mountain’s southernly ridge. The trail leaves the old road at 2.65 miles, continuing up to Ashokan High Point Mountain (3080'). The trail is blazed with red discs. Camping in the trees near the meadow, Chris playing his Nintendo Scott L. | copyright Challenged HikingWaking up in the morning with the temperature at 41-degrees (in June), the Burroughs Range was shrouded in clouds which would burn off as the sun warmed the late-spring air. 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