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Breakneck Ridge to South Beacon Mtn., Putnam/Dutchess County, NY

This was a repeat of my August 1, 2010 hike, except that this time instead of a solo outing I went with four other hikers. Also, instead of Summer it was a Spring (that felt more like a late Winter).

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(Return to) South Beacon Mountain and Scofield Ridge, Dutchess County, NY

I led three friends on a hike, and selected to repeat my solo hike from May 9, 2010.

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Breakneck Ridge to South Beacon Mtn., Putnam/Dutchess County, NY

I had previously hiked in Beacon on May 9th of this year, and wanted to return to the area and sample another set of trails. I selected the Breakneck Ridge trail, which begins in Putnam County before crossing over into Dutchess County.

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South Beacon Mountain and Scofield Ridge, Dutchess County, New York

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference website listed an 8 mile strenuous hike, suggested by Daniel Chazin, in Dutchess County, New York. The hike is routed over a number of trails and properties, as I will detail below.

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