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Friday and Balsam Cap – Social Series

May 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Our May 2023 social series hike will be a challenging bushwhack of Friday and Balsam Cap Mountains in the Catskill Mountains. The climb to Friday Mountain is quite steep and gains a lot of elevation. With a total elevation gain of 3000 feet over 6 miles, this hike will take most of the day. Along the way we’ll enjoy some classic Catskill views. These two trail-less peaks are required summits for membership in the Catskill 3500 club.

View from Friday Mountain

This hike is being presented in conjunction with the Catskill 3500 Club and the Adirondack Mountain Club. We strongly encourage you to join one or both of these clubs.Contact Ed to reserve your spot on this fun, but challenging hike. Please share a sentence or two about your recent hiking experience.

About our social series:
Ed is an avid hiker with a long tradition of giving back to the hiking community by leading free guided hikes for clubs and friends of Eastern Outdoor Experiences. There is never a charge for these hikes and all sufficiently fit hikers are welcome to join. If you’re not sure of your ability to do a hike, call us and ask. Use the contact form to request our newsletter so that you can be informed of more upcoming hikes and events, as well as useful advice for outdoor enthusiasts.

Hopefully you can join in this or other hikes in our 2023 Catskill Social series or in some of our fully guided Catskill offerings: