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Sky Top Path

Intermediate

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0.2 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
66% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -155' -47 m
High: 1,521' 464 m
Low: 1,367' 417 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)

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Trail shared by John Maurizi

This short trail links Smiley Tower to Lake Shore Road.

John Maurizi

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Swimming · Views

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This is a short steep trail that has great views of Mohonk Mountain House and Smiley Tower.

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Land Manager: Mohonk Preserve

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#441

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Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Well, you really can't go back, so finish by climbing up through the crevice to the open air above.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Mohonk Mountain House on the descent
Apr 16, 2018 near New Paltz, NY
One of the first sights after managing the crevice climb through the Lemon Squeeze in New Paltz, NY
Feb 28, 2018 near New Paltz, NY
Smiley's Tower
Apr 16, 2018 near New Paltz, NY
It's true there isn't solitude climbing up the Labyrinth and the Lemon Squeeze, but the views more than make up for the crowds.  Here is an Autumn view of Lake Mohonk.
Feb 28, 2018 near New Paltz, NY

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