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"Check out our expanded 'Safety' section that now features 'The Road Best Taken - Personal Stories and Other Essays Related to Safe Hiking in the Catskills' by clicking here:

rainbow The Catskill 3500 Club was founded in 1962, to foster interest in hiking in the Catskills. Membership is open to anyone who has climbed on foot each of the 35 Catskill peaks above 3500 feet in elevation.

Anyone wanting to become a member has to climb all 35 Catskill High Peaks and, (in a departure from the requirements of most other hiking clubs), climb Slide, Blackhead, Balsam and Panther mountains again in winter, which is defined by the Club as the period from December 21 thru March 21, inclusive.

Those who aspire to membership are invited to join the club as aspirants and to participate in the hikes the club regularly schedules to all 35 peaks in all seasons.

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The online Newsletter is for the benefit of members and aspirants.

Guests are welcome to download 1 copy, but we request that if you intend to continue hiking with the club, you should join.

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Hiking Risk Statement:

Hiking is a potentially dangerous activity and can potentially result in injury or death. The information contained in the Catskill 3500 Club website are a general resource intended to provide information about the Catskill High Peaks, but persons using this resource are completely responsible for anticipating possible dangers and appraising their physical ability to follow a particular summit description. Use the links on this website to research trail and weather conditions, and always carry the ten essentials. catskill-3500-club.org and it's contributors are not responsible for the hikers who use this resource. This web site is not a replacement for experience, or intended to be an instructional guide.

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