Rusk Illustrated Guide to the Catskill Mountains
By Samuel E Rusk
Copyright 1879 Samuel E Rusk
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Published by Samuel E Rusk - Scanned from a book in the Library of Congress
Authored by Samuel E Rusk and published in 1879. The book is a hikers guide to many of the valued hikes in the North South Lake region of the Catskill Mountains. It is considered the corner stone of the hiking world. All other guides and maps still refer to this extensive guide to learn about the region. It also includes hikes to Overlook mountain, Hunter Mountain, and a few other locations. This on-line pdf source does include the 1879 Rusk Map, but the resolution is not high enough to make it useable. Part of the guide also included advertising for local hotels and other supplies. This was needed back then because of the lack of movement.
"Rusk 1879 Illustrated Guide to the Catskill Mountains" (7.5 mb)