Soon a steep climb leads to a very short informal path and yet another view.
Continuing past the summit, the trail soon drops steadily to a saddle between Peekamoose and Table Mountain. Here is a view of the trail in the col.
The rock ledge is very small and the drop is very steep so use caution. But the panorama over the East Branch Neversink Valley is beautiful.
I love this picture because if you look carefully, you can see that the south facing slopes are still full of color, while the north facing slopes are nearly completely absent of color.
After arriving back at the car, I headed directly across the road to an added bonus, the Rondout Creek. There are plenty of chances to explore the creek here, including a large swimming hole in the summer time.
Hiked a touch over 9.2 miles RT on what could easily be the best day of the autumn season. Hard to be days like this.