La Rinconada, Peru is the highest city in the world. Bolivia has several mountain cities that grew quickly in recent years. In El Alto water is pumped in from La Paz but in Potosi, the average lifespan is 40 because the dust is deadly.  Tibet also has mountain cities.la-rinconada-26 Mountains seem like proud beautiful places where one could see great distances.  It is easier to see a city in the mountains from far away.  The people who live in the mountains don’t always see the rest of the world.

Breakneck Ridge is the most popular trail in New York, because of the great views.  The trailhead will be on the 7-mile Hudson Highland Fjord Trail.  I think this shared use trail should go all the way up the Hudson River.  cropped-184-e1347716740441

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