catskills fire towers

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:56 pm
There's no weekend like this weekend to hike up a Catskills fire tower. Not only can you earn one of our coveted Catskill Fire Towers badges if you do (see details here or below), but you'll also get a rare treat: the sight of a fire tower cab glowing... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 - 12:55 pm
Columbus Day weekend is the traditional end of the high season in the Catskills, and it's the end of our Catskill Fire Towers badge season as well. So get outside, enjoy the glorious weather, and earn your badge. If you need a few ideas for outdoor... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 22, 2013 - 4:41 pm
Above: Mike Pietrantoni and daughter Payton Pietrantoni next to the alidade map in the Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Tower. Photo via Laurie Rankin, the volunteer coordinator for the fire tower. This weekend, the volunteers who staff the system of historic... Read more
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