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Shawangunk Ridge: Gertrude's Nose & Millbrook Mountain

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Distance: 7.5 miles


A good day's hike from Lake Minnewaska out to Gertrude's Nose and Millbrook Mountain. It took my family of 5 (Two parents with 15, 12, and 8 year-olds) about 8 hours to complete this moderately strenuous loop - including lunch!
  • Peter's Kill
  • Fallen Tree
  • Lake Minnewaska
  • Deer
  • Patterson's Pellet
  • Mountain Laurel
  • Mountain Laurel
  • Mountain Overlook
  • Gertrude's Nose Trail
  • Typical Trail Scene
  • American Black Vultures on a cliffside
  • Cliffside overlook looking south over Palmaghatt Ravine
  • Cliffside overlook looking north over Palmaghatt Ravine
  • Gertrude's Nose
  • Typical Trail Markings
  • Pitch Pine Barrens
  • Millbrook Mountain
  • Coxing Kill
  • North Branch of the Coxing Kill

Water, hills, cliffs, boulders, easy carriage roads, and rocky paths - its all here!.  This hike is somewhere in the vicinity of 8-11 miles (we don't own a GPS or a pedometer), and has some moderate hill climbing at various points along the way.

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