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Hiking the Hudson Highlands

Aaron Zagrodnick

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Aaron Zagrodnick

In the mid-Hudson Valley, 40 miles north of the crowded and bustling city of New York lies the entrance to the dramatic Hudson Highlands. These peaks constitute a segment of the 480 million year old Appalachian Mountain chain that stretches from Alabama to Canada. They diagonally span the mighty Hudson River here, towering well above the low lying hills and wide plains that stretch across the near-coastal landscape. Steeped in legend by notable American authors and romanticized in picturesque and sublime paintings by the Hudson River School, not to mention serving as a battleground for numerous confrontations during the American Revolution, the Highlands region is one of the most historic locales in New York State…

Mike Adamovic hikes the Hudsonson Highlands in Issue 15, follow the link below to check out the full article:

Hiking the Hudson Highlands

Issue 15 Page 1

Hiking in the Hudson Highlands of New York

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