Slide Mountain

By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 - 10:54 am
Nope, it's not a yellowing photograph exhumed from a family attic: This shot was taken on March 7 by photographer James McCracken, who climbed Slide Mountain with his friend Marshall Rudd.  A late-winter hike along the 6.8 mile loop to the summit of the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 - 5:38 pm
Above: The egg of a Bicknell's thrush, Catharus bicknelli. Photo by Flickr user Kent McFarland; published under Creative Commons license. If there's one creature birdwatchers hope most fervently to find on a trip to the Catskills's high peaks, it's... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 - 1:07 pm
Add this to the growing pile of evidence that, in fact, we live in the Shire. A Watershed Post reader known only to Flickr as dyerry1 captured this ephemeral moment on Slide Mountain on Friday, October 12, when the high peaks of the Catskills got the... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2011 - 5:05 pm
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 - 12:43 pm
Phil Brown, who pens the Adirondack Dispatches blog for the Times Union, had a great post on Monday about two accomplished "ski mountaineers," Mike Whelan and Ron Konowitz, who have teamed up to make a mini-documentary about skiing down Slide Mountain:... Read more
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