By Rich Parisio. New Paltz Times.
To climb a crag like Bonticou is an exciting outdoor experience, but to view the same crag from a nearby hill offers its own, quieter rewards. I discovered the latter on my recent ascent of Guyot Hill. Jack Fagan says of Guyot Hill, in his superb Scenes and Walks in the Northern Shawangunks, that it "seems unloved and is seldom visited today." That sounded perfect to me, in the mood as I was for a quiet, solitary ramble on a mild, early spring day. See full article.