Hike: Breakneck Ridge Trail

View south from Breakneck Ridge of Hudson High...

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If you are in New York State or close to it, take a chance to hike the popular Breakneck Ridge Trail. It is a spectacular hike that regularly is listed among America’s best hikes and is made even more accessible as there is public transportation to the trail. So gear up and

Buns of Steal: Breakneck Ridge: Hike of Death; 133.5

There are hikes, and then there is Breakneck Ridge. This isn’t your Sunday afternoon family hike. You are literally climbing up a mountain. Like this: This is how the NY-NJ trail conference describes it this hike: …

Publish Date: 04/23/2010 5:39


Breakneck Ridge – Putnam County New York « The Ready Hiker

Listed by Newsweek as one of America’s ten best hikes, Breakneck Ridge quickly provides the the day hiker with phenominal views of the Hudson River and historic landmarks such as West Point Military Academy and Bannerman Castle. …

Publish Date: 11/29/2009 20:49


Trails: Breakneck Ridge Trail

In the Hudson Highlands State Park, there’s a popular trail called the Breakneck Ridge Trail. It’s a strenuous 9.6 mile loop trail with spectacular views of the Hudson river. Beautiful vistas of the Catskill mountains also await you and …

Publish Date: 06/16/2010 3:58


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Downtown-Chic: To Do — Hike Breakneck Ridge

When we exited at the Breakneck Ridge stop (literally a single stop alongside the road, no parking lot, no platform) I had only a general idea of how to find the trail head. Since this was such a well-traveled path, I had relied on …

Publish Date: 05/29/2007 16:36



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One Response to “Hike: Breakneck Ridge Trail”

  1. Doug Cleek Says:

    Interested in your photo for Breakneck Ridge.
    Do you have a larger original and would you be interested in letting the trail conference use it on the site. We would provide full credit for the photo.
    Great shot-clear day.

    As a non profit, we’re always looking for phot submissions from hikers. If you have additional phots to share let us know.

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