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Breakneck Ridge Trail

 13 votes

Length

4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Elevation

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

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

Ben Duchac

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views
Dogs: No Dogs

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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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
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 8, 2017
Carl Porcaro
Sep 4, 2017
Angelina Fortino
Sep 4, 2017
Stefano Guidolin
Coming back on brook trail
Jul 4, 2017
G H
Dec 22, 2016
Sam Du

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 13 votes

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in New York

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