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Kaaterskill High Peak, Catskills, Guided Hike

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Join one of our AMGA certified mountain guides on an exciting full day hike to the summit of the beautiful Kaaterskill high peak in the Catskills in upstate New York.


1 Day

Feb - Jun, Aug - Oct




There is something wonderfully deceiving about the Kaaterskill High Peak (3,655 feet). Otherwise known as KHP, this amazing mountain at first glance looks like it is the highest mountain in the entire Catskills. However, it is actually only the 23rd highest mountain in the range. Yet despite its official position, the peak nonetheless appears to reign supreme. And on this full day hiking adventure, you will get to venture right to its summit!

The path we will take to the summit of the Kaaterskill High Peak is approximately 8 miles long. The path is rugged, and has several obstacles. As a result, it is important that you are in good physical condition. Also, because there are some technical aspects to this trek, you should have some previous experience. There is also an approximate 1,800 foot cumulative gain on this trek as well.

Throughout the path, you will get to see a number of amazing things that detail the area’s history. A few examples include an old Mohawk Indian camp. There are also the remains of 2 plane crashes that took place in the late 1980s present in the area.

After trekking through some ungroomed trail, we will reach the Kaaterskill High Peak’s summit. And from there, we will make our way to the famous Hurricane Ledge, where you can enjoy some truly remarkable views.

Send me a request and join me on this amazing adventure to the top of the Kaaterskill High Peak. The trail, while tough, will lead you to a conclusion that is undeniable in its beauty. And just like those who have scaled the peak many years earlier, you too may end up believing it is the highest peak in the Catskills.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

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If snowshoes or microspikes are required they will be provided.


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Participants on this trip should bring the following items with them: a lunch, snacks, 2 litres of water, a backpack, weather appropriate clothing, hat, gloves, and an extra pair of wool socks, trekking poles are recommended, chapstick, camera, waterproof hiking boots.

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E-S Adventure Guides



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Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned alot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!

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