Claudius Smith's Den

Claudius Smith's Den, Harriman State Park (12/10/2006)

This is West Hudson Hike #8 ("Claudius Smith's Dean") from the book Take a Hike: New York City (1st edition).
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Blue Disc trail head

On the Kakiat trail

Refuse from Augusta Mine?

Trees and boulders

George F. Baker High School

Icy trail


Derelict car

View west of Tuxedo, NY

NY Thruway looking south

NY Thruway

Tuxedo, NY

View NW

NY Thruway from Ramapo-Dunderberg trail

Ramapo-Dunderberg trail

Waterfall at Black Ash Swamp

Stream at Black Ash Swamp

Algae in swamp

Trees in Black Ash Swamp


Climbing Pound Mountain on Blue Disc trail

Looking north


Atop Pound Mountain

View from our cold lunch spot

Rocky descent


White birch

Climbing Dater Mountain on Blue Disc trail

View west from top


Above Claudius Smith's Den

View down

View east

View west

Ascending Claudius Smith's Den

Entering Elbow Brush

Elbow Brush

Elbow Brush

Elbow Brush

Elbow Brush

Ice near Elbow Brush

Near Almost Perpendicular

View from Almost Perpendicular

Hikes at Almost Perpendicular

Reeves Meadow Visitor Center from Almost Perpendicular

View SW


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