Starting at the NY 52 Trailhead on a humid July afternoon
Smoking Sox having lunch at the Morgan Stewart Memorial Shelter
NY Viewpoint just south of the Telephone Pioneers Shelter
The Dover Oak - Even bigger than the Stalking Tortoise!
Waiting for the train...
It's not easy to find the Gate of Heaven. Unfortunately, the trail merely goes past it, not through it.
Lunch at the happenin' Wiley Shelter - the hangout spot for Thru Hikers, Section Hikers and Day Hikers
A classic AT footbridge
Finally! New York is done...onto Connecticut!
A hazy view from Schaghticoke Mountain just before twilight