Sheldon Falls, a hidden Gunks gem

Sheldon Falls isn’t even on the familiar green Minnewaska trail map, which is both good and bad. I’ve never heard anyone talk about it or claim it to be a must-see hike, and I very rarely see photos of the area outside a few random ones on Instagram. But that’s actually what motivated me to go explore this spot — …

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Exploring Lake Awosting, Rainbow Falls

I made a somewhat unplanned hike (if that’s possible) out to┬áLake Awosting last weekend… somewhat unplanned in that it was about seven miles and I sort of did it by accident. I had hoped to make the hike out to Rainbow Falls, and then go down to see two more waterfalls in another area of Minnewaska. Wrong. Rainbow Falls is …

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