Route: Hudson Highlands (Hell No Hell Hole) Hundo (NY)

Submitted by Kim Levinsky on Fri, 10/01/2021 - 01:55pm
Location
New York, US
Distance
96 mi
Vertical Gain
22,000 ft
Description

The toughest hundo in NY? This might be it. If you're looking for a soul-crushing, life-changing runventure hundo with incredible views and quad-thrashing climbs and descents.... this is the FKT for you. This rugged, technical mountain traverse is 96 miles long with 22,000 ft of climbing and summits 18 mountains on the east and west side of the Hudson. With the exception of 12 road miles and 4 miles of jeep roads, the rest of the traverse is on technical singletrack trails. This traverse hits all of the highlights in the Hudson Highlands, including: Anthony's Nose, the Appalachian Trail, Bull Hill, Cornish Estate Ruins, Breakneck Ridge, Mt. Beacon, Fiskhkill Ridge, the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, Storm King Mountain, Black Rock Forest, Popolopen-Tourne, Fort Mongomery, Doodletown and Bear Mountain. (Personal note from Kim Levinsky, route creator and Race Director for Sassquad Trail Runners: I made a 5-page runners' manual that includes gpx, detailed turn-by-turns (73 of 'em) and gps for easy crew-access points. Happy to share, just shoot me an email at trailpartydirector@sassquadtrailrunning.com )