Exit 23 off I-87 at Warrensburg / Diamond Point, Left off exit to U.S. 9N, 0.8 mi – Left on Richards Ave, Right on NY 418, Right on Athol Rd, Right on Mountain Road, Left on Garnett Lake Rd -Co Rd 72, Right on Ski Hill Rd. Trailhead is at end of road..
A beautiful loop hike up Crane Mountain complete with suspended ladders up cliffs and a descent past a mountain pond.
The four-mile loop trail takes you up the steep route up to the top of Crane Mountain’s exposed summit. This route even climbs a tall ladder suspsended to a rock cliff so get ready to climb a bit! Once on top we will eat lunch while we enjoy great views from multiple ledges. The descent will take us around a beautiful mountain pond of the same name with an option to climb some rock ledges for alternative views.
DEPARTURE AND RETURN LOCATION:
Crane Mountain Trailhead – Thurman, NY
10:00 a.m. at Trailhead (Check in at 9:45)
ALunch and three liters water; backpack and snacks.
Hiking boots, weather-appropriate clothing. No Cotton.
out of 5 Intensity