Wow!, We use hasmat suits, no Deet, but we take them off when we get to the top of Millbrook. Joshua was sitting and reading his i-phone for about an hour when he felt one crawl off his sweater onto his neck.
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The Mohonk Mountain House and the Mohonk Preserve have done a great job protecting the environment thus far, but ... it's all down hill from here http://youtu.be/9AU8fMo8v4k.