The first snow hike of the winter season at Timp Mountain
Dunderberg and Timp - NY Travel Blog› entry 743 of 1090 › view all entries
After yesterday's huge blizzard I considered it a nice opportunity to make a nice snow hike in the Catskill Mountains. But on my way to the Catskills I found out that, like always, the amount of snow in the city was much less than outside the city. This made me change my plans, and I decided to make a much closer hike to home, at the Dunderberg and Timp site in the Hudson Valley.
I had hiked this nice hike around an unfinished Spiral Railroad in March last year (see here!). At that time it was the other way around. At that time the weather was all of a sudden very hot after a snowy period. And now I was doing the same hike in the snow after a period of relative hot weather.
At the trail head, at Hudson River level, the snow had almost completely molten away.
There was one draw back. Due to the many fallen branches and the thick snow layer my progress was not really good. I made it to the 300-meter (980-ft) high Timp. The Dunderberg section of the hike could not be done. But still, a very nice way to enjoy an early snow accumulation.
More pictures below! Deze fake-tekst heb ik toegevoegd om net iets meer regels te genereren zodat deze rare website toestaat dat de bijgesloten foto ook vertoond wordt.