Crow's Nest

Crow's Nest, Storm King State Park (6/11/2006)

This is Western Hudson Hike #16 ("Pitching Point") from the book Take a Hike: New York City (1st edition).
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Bobcat Trail

Buddha atop tall cairn

Meditating at tall cairn

Storm King behind 1999 fire damage

Skeletons on Howell Trail

Ascending North Ridge

Only grass has returned


Windy waves of grass

North Point

Breakneck Ridge across Hudson


View northeast

Route 293 on Storm King


Breakneck Ridge looms over Chalet on the Hudson

Fire damage

Blooming Mountain Laurel


Burnt trees at West Point


Storm King and Bannerman Castle

Route 293 and castle

Newburgh Beacon Bridge & Denning's Point


Breakneck Ridge

Burnt trees on North Ridge

Railroad beneath Storm King

Early blueberries

Birch saplings

View east to Cold Spring

Constitution Marsh in rear

Bull Hill across Hudson

Railroad at Cold Spring

View south to West Point

Steep descent


Passing train

Metallic mushroom

Giant mushroom

Stillman Memorial

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