Millbrook Mountain

Millbrook Mountain, Mohonk Preserve (10/27/2008)

This is Shawangunk hike #1 ("Millbrook Mountain") from the book Take a Hike: New York City (1st edition) and is also the Hike of the Week for 10/30/2003 as described on the NY-NJ Trail Conference website.

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On West Trapps Connector Trail

Near the Trapps Bridge

Trapps Bridge

Steep ascent on Millbrook Ridge trail

View north

Scrambling up ...

... Shawangunk Conglomerate


[photo by Laura]

View from Hawk's Watch

View of the Trapps

Smiley Tower on Sky Top

Route 44/55

View SE

300 foot drop


View east

Farm near New Paltz

Fall foliage

Trapps and Sky Top


[photo by Laura]

Middlebrook peak in rear

Part of ridge trail was re-routed

Another climb to the top


View west


Expansive view north


Catskills on horizon

Vast boulder field below

Boulder field 300' below

View north

View east with boulder field

Close-up of boulder field

Laura taking ...

... this photo [photo by Laura]


Our magnificent lunch spot

Coxing trail head

Blueberry bushes on Coxing trail

Coxing Kill

Old growth on Coxing trail

Boardwalks on Coxing


Sassafras leaf

Trapps Road looking west


Trapps Road looking east

Stormy clouds

On Trapps Road

Rock formations on Connector trail

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