by Lorraine Bernadyn
(Frackville, PA)

Lorraine at Huckleberry Point, Catskills

Lorraine at Huckleberry Point, Catskills

Just prepare well. Read multiple descriptions of the trail online or in books. Print out pics of trail junctions where a change in trail path is indicated and take these with you.
Look ahead for trail blazes every 5 yards or so, and look behind you to see if blazes are on the trees as you would return. I like to implant in my head what the return scene looks like also. You can always back-track a bit to where you see the trail blaze and then reassess where the trail goes. Better than taking off in the wrong direction for 30 yards.

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