Walking Woodstock: On the Devil’s Path

In early October, 1984, feeling restless and with some time on my hands, I decided to hike the Devil’s Path from Overlook Mountain to Hunter Mountain. The Path has been called “the most dangerous in the east” by more experienced climbers than me. Legend says it was given its name because only the cloven feet of the Devil could traverse the 20 mile ridgeline trail. It involves climbing up and down Indian Head, Twin, Sugarloaf, Plateau and Hunter Mountains, most of . . .

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