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"You could fall down the mountain!" Catskill State Park Warnings Or Dangers Tip by kazander

  lower Kaaterskill taken by Lou
by kazander

When climbing up to the second level of the falls (or climbing down from it) be very careful. It is extremely steep and slippery, especially after a rain! As I was climbing down, my feet came out from under me and I slipped quite a ways. I grabbed onto a tree and Lou manged to brace me before I went too far. Unfortunately, I did scrape myself up pretty badly on some rocks. I was being extremely careful and still this happened to me, just use caution.

After reading up on this area after our visit, I found that it is actually quite a dangerous spot! Many people have lost their lives falling down the mountain, or off of the cliffs by the falls. I was very lucky!

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  • Updated Jun 22, 2005
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