Catskills: Devils Path Traverse

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Spruceton Road Trailhead

1589 Co Rd 6 · West Kill, NY

How to find us

Publius has a white Subaru Outback

Location image of event venue


The Devil's Path is an annual HVH tradition! Every year in Spring and Fall, we head to the Catskills to hike one of the best known, most grueling trails on the east coast! It is also one of the hikes in the North East Ultra 8 hiking challenge.

Total Mileage: 24 miles
Total Elevation Gain: 9,000 ft.

Map & Route: (save to phone)

Elevation Profile: (save to phone)

GPX File: (import into GPS app/device)

Initial Meeting Spot & End of Hike:
Spruceton Road Trailhead [masked], [masked])

Start of Hike:
Prediger Road Trail Head [masked], [masked])

Midway Point:
Notch Lake [masked], [masked]) on Rt. 214

We will meet at the Spruceton Road Trailhead at 7:30am, hop in as few cars as possible, and then drive to the Prediger Road Trailhead to start hiking.

We will be hiking west.

Expect to be hiking for 12-14 hours!

Since we will all be hiking at a different pace, try to find someone in the group who hikes at your pace - don't hike alone!


NOTE: You are responsible for bringing appropriate gear, supplies, clothing, first aid, and lights. You should review topographic maps and trail features carefully; understanding topography of any hike is key to your knowing where you are, where you're going, and how to get back. See suggestions for GEAR on the "About" page for additional gear ideas. You agree when you sign up for this group or any of the events that you have read and understand the below. If you join us for a hike (or any other event), please understand that you are responsible for your own preparedness and well-being and will hold no one else liable in case of injury or mishap. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. Your attendance on a hike signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. Full waiver can be found on the ABOUT page.