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Devil's Path, Catskills State Park, NYConsidered by many the toughest dayhike in the Northeast–and possibly the Lower 48–this 24-mile classic features 18,000 feet of elevation gain and loss. (Photos by Jonathan Dorn)
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The high peaks of the Catskills are not high enough to be balds, unlike their cousins farther north in the Adirondacks (which you can see on a clear day). So the views, which come at outcroppings more than at summits, tend to be more pastoral.