10 essential wilderness reads for Hudson Valley hikers
For some hikers, this time of year – late winter and early spring, when conditions can be both freezing and muddy – is a tricky time to hike the trail as often as during the warmer months. late spring, summer and fall.
Exploring the outdoors through books is a way to stay inspired, especially if the readings help inform future outings. We asked outdoor enthusiasts and local guides for their best reads for staying close to nature in the Catskills and Hudson Valley, and a few common headlines emerged.