Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point, the Catskills (10/21/2007)
This is hike #1 ("Inspiration Point and Hudson River Valley Lookout") from the book Catskill Day Hikes For All Seasons (November 2002), followed by lunch at South Lake.
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Near Escarpment Trail head at Schutt Road

Bridge over Spruce Creek

Old stone wall at Laurel House site

Damned tree hugger! (Photo by Laura)

Foliage at about peak

Frank D. Layman Monument

Died firefighting here in 1900


Sunset Rock

View SE to Poet's Ledge

View south

Falls and houses on Roundtop Mountain

Facing Roundtop Mountain

Looking for graffiti from the 1800s



Climbing to Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point looking west


Ravine of Kaaterskill Clove

Dan posing awkwardly (photo by Laura)

Kaaterskill Creek is 1200 feet directly below

Kaaterskill High Peak

Yellow trail, aptly named

Significant leaf drop

Horses take note!

Schutt Road trail


South Lake

Out lunch spot

Kayakers enjoying 70+ F temps


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