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Breakneck Ridge Trail

 4.6 (16)

Length


4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


1,735' 529 m

Ascent

-385' -118 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

73%

Max Grade (36°)

1,539' 469 m

High

104' 32 m

Low

Shared By Ben Duchac

Conditions


All Clear 72 days ago
Mostly Dry - Do not attempt during or after rain but on dry days it is perfect! History

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A steep scramble to some great Hudson Valley views, followed by beautiful trail of rolling hills.

Ben Duchac

Dogs No Dogs

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

Description

From the trailhead you cross over the road and straight up past a series of summits with progressively impressive views. Once you get to the top, follow white blazes through the woods, dropping into a couple valleys, and then climbing out again. The trail follows the ridge, passing the beacon mountain fire tower, then heading to beacon reservoir, where it connects to the top of the Mount Beacon South Summit trail.

Flora & Fauna

Birds and deer, a coyote if you're lucky.

Contacts

Land Manager: NY State Parks

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Jul 29, 2018
Vanessa Vincent
9.6mi
Jun 23, 2018
Peter Hoepfner
Jun 9, 2018
Kyle McGuiness
Apr 22, 2018
Natalie Anillo
Beautiful day, great hike, did 3 peaks, could have done a 4th, then went through the Cornish Valley through-hiking to Cold Spring for dinner
Apr 20, 2018
Britt Spina
Nov 23, 2017
Emily Strickland
Great but challenging day! Those rock scrambles were no joke. Few people on the trail.
Oct 28, 2017
Jacqueline Cohen
Sep 23, 2017
Vanessa Vincent
6mi

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  4.6 from 16 votes

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