Drought drags on

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Drought drags on

New postby dave » Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:50 pm

A drought has been a problem in the Catskills for the past couple of months. Many streams have dried up. Most springs on hiking trails are dry. If you plan on hiking in the Catskills, you need to bring water.

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Like many springs in the Catskills, this spring at Dutcher's Notch is completely dry

Escarpment Trail:
Spring near Elm Ridge: Dry
Batavia Kill Creek by Lean-to: Dry down to the parking lot on Big Hollow Road
Spring on trail up to Lockwood Gap: Dribbling
Dutcher's Notch Spring: Dry
Stream near camping spot on the Colgate Trail: Dry (hike another 1/4 mile to find water)
Springs on North Mtn: Dry
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Re: Drought drags on

New postby dave » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:12 pm

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