1,257 ft / 383 m


537 ft / 164 m


29 summits

Top climbing months

December   13%

June   13%

July   13%

Most climbed route


"Enjoying a wonderful Fall day in Harriman and Bear Mountain state parks. Sunny blue sky with a good breeze especially up higher. On my loop of Dunderberg, Bald, The Timp and West Mountain I encountered quite a few other hikers who were also playing hokey to start their weekend off early. At the shelter on West mtn. I encountered a guy and his friendly dog taking a break. We commented on the great view down to the NYC skyline, where he normally works." - Nimblefoot, Oct 12, 2018
"Tom,Steve and I spent a second day with two friends hiking through our area while thru-hiking the Appalachian trail. Today Cathy and Kate are slackpacking again, this time from Bear mountain through Harriman SP to Island Pond near the NYS thruway. The Hudson Valley is experiencing an Indian summer, complete with high humidity, so the climb up West mountain is a bit of a sweatfest while enjoying the views back to Bear mountain and the memorial tower. Typical AT thru-hikers, only interested in doing AT mileage, they choose to forgo a side trip out to West mountain shelter to get the view down to" - Nimblefoot, Oct 5, 2017
"On a rare day off from work I did a scenic loop of The Timp and West mountains red lining the 1777 trail in the process. The nice sunny weather with temps running from the upper 60's to a high of 80 encouraged many other hikers to play outside on a Tuesday." - Nimblefoot, Apr 11, 2017
"NoBo AT Thru Hike 2016. Kim took a zero day to say goodbye to her friend Joker (Jelle) who has to return to The Netherlands after becoming ill on the trail. She is meeting with her Aunt and Uncle today as well as her friends Archie and Jeff. " - Kim-Stilson, Jul 18, 2016
"A nice easy loop over West Mtn and The Timp with Sharon to work off some the calories from yesterday's all day munching. The very warm temps and no snow helped bring out many other hikers on a mostly grey cloudy day." - Nimblefoot, Dec 26, 2015



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