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Tales from the Shawangunk Mountains

Marc B. Fried

Tales from the Shawangunk Mountains

a naturalist"s musings : a bushwhacker"s guide

by Marc B. Fried

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Published by Adirondack Mountain Club in Glens Falls, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shawangunk Mountains (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Shawangunk Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- New York (State) -- Shawangunk Mountains.,
    • Hiking -- New York (State) -- Shawangunk Mountains.,
    • Folklore -- New York (State) -- Shawangunk Mountains.,
    • Shawangunk Mountains (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marc B. Fried.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.U4 F78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4262256M
      ISBN 100935272178, 0935272186
      LC Control Number81008017

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Fried () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). out of 5 stars Engaging+Humorous TRUE TALE of Living in the Mountains Reviewed in the United States on J This is a book for those who love the Shawangunk mountains, those who love the mountains, those who love nature, and all who love a good tale told by a great story teller.5/5(1).

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). Tales from the Shawangunk Mountains: A Naturalists Musings a Bush Whackers Guide avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5.

LEGENDS OF THE SHAWANGUNK (SHON-GUM) AND ITS ENVIRONS by Philip H. Smith The Shawangunk Mountains of New York State A reprint from the first edition Brought to you by Complete with original illustrations.

Absolutely nothing has been changed or expurgated. A page of bibliographic references has been added after p. The Shawangunk Mountains: a history of nature and man by Bradley Snyder Publication Date: Tales from the Shawangunk Mountains: a naturalist's musings: a bushwhacker's guide by Marc B.

FriedAuthor: Matthew Thorenz. Originally published inthe author has drawn on a variety of sources to present a history of the Shawangunk region (pronounced "Shon-gum") and its early settlers.

Like so many 19th century local histories, this blood-soaked account of Indian rampages and depredations preserves the glory days of the colonial era.

Accounts of the Esopus Wars, Huguenot settlers, Tom Quick, Indian massacres 5/5(1). The Shawangunk Mountains are a long ridge west of New Paltz that, mile for mile, has more trails, cliffs, swimming holes and waterfalls than just about any other place in Upstate New York.

Tales From The Shawangunk Mountains: A Naturalist's Musings: A Bushwhacker's Guide Shawangunk: Adventure, Exploration, History and Epiphany from a Mountain Wilderness Shawangunk Place-names: Indian, Dutch And English Geographical Names of the Shawangunk Mountain.

In the s, the Shawangunk Mountains inspired fear rather than awe, as groups like the Lyman Freer and Shawangunk gangs robbed and terrorized locals, descending from the protection of the wooded peaks. Kingston was torched, arson blazed in Kerhonkson and even the Mohonk Mountain House was threatened by : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Mountain range in southeast New York that attracts rock climbers, hikers and bikers. Woodstock, NY Improve This Listing.

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You can join Friends of the Shawangunks or renew your membership for as little as $25 annually just by clicking the Donate button above or by sending a check to: Friends of the Shawangunks P.O. Box Accord, NY Members receive our newsletter, Shawangunk Watch, and are invited to our annual Members Day hike.

Shawangunk Formation; sedimentary. Shawangunk Ridge from south of New Paltz. Shawangunk Ridge is designated by the dashed red lines. The ridgetop, which widens considerably at its northern end, has many public and private protected areas and is not heavily populated.

Its only settlement of consequence is unincorporated of rock: Silurian ( to (±10) million years ago). Shawangunk Mountain Stories | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. New Book Scheduled for the Fall Following the popularity of her first book, "Trunks of the Gunks: A Visual Odyssey through the Shawangunk Mountains in Searc h of the Unexpected," Black Dome Press is excited to again be working with photographer Nora Scarlett on her new collection of Shawangunk Mountain photographs, tentatively titled "Ledge, Lake, Leaf, Labyrinth: an Uncommon.

Fried is well known for his five books of Ulster County history and nature writing, including The Early History of Kingston and Ulster County, NY; The Huckleberry Pickers: A Raucous History of the Shawangunk Mountain; Tales from the Shawangunk Mountain; Shawangunk Place Names, and Shawangunk Adventure.

The works bring together a detective's way. Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway. This byway runs through the Shawangunk Mountains, a true paradise for hikers, rock climbers and outdoor enthusiasts of all types. Towns and villages along the trail are a blend of the past and present. Historic sites and architecture mingle with.

Shawangunk is a town in southwestern Ulster County, New York, USA. The population at the census. [3] Like the neighboring mountain range, for which it is named, it is pronounced either as the Munsee Lenape, Shawangunk / ˈ ʃ ɑː w ə ŋ ɡ ʌ ŋ k /, or as the colonial Shongum / ˈ ʃ ɒ n ɡ ʌ m / SHON -gum by local : Ulster.

The Shawangunk Ridge Trail. The Shawangunk Ridge Trail (SRT - blue blazes) starts at the Appalachian Trail in High Point State Park in New Jersey and heads north along the southern Shawangunks, then northeast through Sam's Point Preserve, Minnewaska State Park and the Mohonk Preserve in New York.

The Shawangunk Trails map set shows marked trails in Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Mohonk Preserve, Sam's Point Preserve and Mohonk Mountain House, as well as trails in other nearby parks. Pulled from our extensive database of hikes (based mostly on Daniel Chazin's 'Hike of the Week' column that appears in the Bergen Record), the following links lead to suggested hikes that.

the mountains, past woods, trees, mountain laurel,blueberry shrubs, glacial bouldersand the layering and joint cracks of Shawangunk conglomerate rock. At miles, the first of two scenic overlooks offers views of the Catskills. Then the road descends into a residen-tial area at miles, goes over the Rondout Creek and meets Rt The Silurian Shawangunk Formation is a mapped bedrock unit in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New is named for the Shawangunk Ridge for which it is the dominant rock type.

The division of the Shawangunk between the Tuscarora Formation and Clinton Group has not been conclusively determined.

The shift of nomenclature currently has the divide between Hawk Mountain and Lehigh GapNamed for: Shawangunk Ridge. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers.

Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in. Minutes from the Shawangunk Mountain Ridge, Shawangunk Wine Trail and Angry Orchard facility.

Private Guest suite in main house with private entrance and parking. Lock box for key entry. Owner resides on site in main house. Kayaks, canoes, hiking equipment, snow shoes, crampons and a multitude of hiking maps available to use.5/5. The Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway. 2, likes 3 talking about this.

The Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway Region. Twilight at Shawangunk Mountains by Worthington Whittredge (–) Oil on board 9⅞ x 14¾ inches Signed lower right: W. Whittredge. View additional works by Worthington Whittredge Read more about Worthington Whittredge. Author Ronald Knapp is set to give a presentation: Shawangunk Ridge and Towns: Then and Now on Sunday, Novem at 2 pm at the Time and the Valleys Museum on St.

55 in Grahamsville, Sullivan County. Based on his book, The Gunks: (Shawangunk Mountains) Ridge and Valley Towns Through Time (America Through Time, ), Knapp will discuss the Gunks, renowned for stunning.

He is the author of The Early History of Kingston & Ulster County, NY (Ulster County Historical Society, ), Tales From the Shawangunk Mountains (Adirondack Mountain Club, ), The Huckleberry Pickers: A Raucous History of the Shawangunk Mountains (Black Dome Press, ), Shawangunk: Adventure, Expoloration, History and Epiphany from a.

the hermit indian's cave; home of onewago, last of this ontioras. one of the traditions which hangs about a lake side in the shawangunk mountains.

Otherwise, how does one explain the striking structure of the massive Shawangunk Ridge which extends from the northernmost point of New Jersey to the Catskill Mountains. Nature has been at its powerful best while creating the layered silica-cemented Shawangunk conglomerate with bold strokes of pure white quartz pebbles and sandstone.

This tiny image is an oil sketch for one of Sanford Robinson Gifford’s many paintings of the Shawangunk Mountains in New York. Gifford was one of the first artists to recognize the artistic potential of the Shawangunks, which were filled with steep, craggy slopes and sweeping valleys (Avery and Kelly, eds., Hudson River School Visions: The Landscapes of Sanford R.

Gifford, ). Shawangunk Trails. Besides the thirty-five foot peaks in the Catskills, there are many other smaller mountains to climb. In addition, there are hundreds of miles of trails to hike. There are also MANY other places to hike also.

Mohonk is a name of Native American origin first given to a lake high in the Shawangunk Mountains of Ulster County. Mohonk Lake was sculpted eons ago by the crushing weight of advancing glaciers. Nature's handiwork resulted in a crystal blue lake rimmed by stately hemlock trees and sheer conglomerate cliffs.

Mohonk Mountain House was established at the lake in by Quaker twins 3/5(2). The Gunks Through Time is an illustrated history of the Shawangunk Mountains and its surrounding ridge and valley towns. Nearly old and new comparative photographs reveal how The Gunks — both the ridge itself and the valley towns — have changed over the past century.

Carleton Mabee’s new book Saving the Shawangunk: The Struggle to Protect One of Earth’s Last Great Places (Black Dome Press, ) with foreword by Cara Lee of The Nature Conservancy takes a look at the grassroots fight to stop the construction of a room hotel/conference center and condominiums around Lake Minnewaska in New York State’s Shawangunk Mountains.

The Shawangunk Mountains are the wildest, the most interesting locality within one hundred, perhaps several hundred, miles of New-York.

Many experienced travelers consider them perfectly unique. Shawangunk (/ ˈ ʃ ɒ n ɡ ʌ m / SHON-gum) may refer to. In New York. Shawangunk, New York, a town in Ulster County; Shawangunk Correctional Facility, in Ulster County; Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge, in Ulster County; Shawangunk Kill, a tributary of the Wallkill River; Shawangunk Ridge, also known as the Shawangunk Mountains or The Gunks; In Michigan.

The Trapps is the largest and most popular cliff at the Gunks, with many excellent routes at all grades ranging from one to three pitches in height.

Almost three miles in length, it is home to many classic climbs of all levels of difficulty, and sports almost routes. Whether you like your thrills on wheels, trails, or rocks, there’s much fun to be had in the crags of the Shawangunk Mountains just 90 miles north of : Amy Ettinger.Things to do near Shawangunk Mountains on Tripadvisor: See 1, reviews and 2, candid photos of things to do near Shawangunk Mountains in Woodstock, New York.