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Mt. Overlook
Catskill Mountains

By no means, "hidden"; Mt. Overlook is about two and half hours from New York. The trail follows an old wagon road; at the summit are ruins of the Overlook Mountain House.

These photos are all from my first trip. Due to a late start and my plodding technique I was only able to get to the quarry, but I did get lucky with about 5 inches of fresh power.




fresh powder (~5 inches)



view east toward Hudson River from the quarry



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the trail...


Also visit:

Valle Blanche, Chamonix, France

For those looking for more info on BC in the Catskills, check-out:

The Catskills: A Cross-Country Ski Guide by George V. Quinn. Good primer on trails in the Catskill region

also . . .
Classic Backcountry Skiing: A Guide to the Best Ski Tours in New England by David Goodman

Freeheel Skiing: Telemark and Parallel Techniques for All Conditions by Paul Parker


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