To escape a case of creeping cabin fever and the excesses of the holiday season I decided to head out into the cold rain on Sunday morning.
I planned to take some winter images of a couple of the more spectacular stone structures in the Wiccopee area on Putnam County NY.
I had been to the area many times and had shown Norman Muller some of the sites.
Norman recorded his observations here: http://rock-piles.com/
The central feature is a huge boulder that has been split in two directions. The main split is in an E - W direction. There is a smaller secondary split in a N- S direction. At the E end of the E-W split there is a rectangular platform which is 3 - 4' high at its highest.
Looking generally N. Showing platform.
Looking generally W. Showing platform at the E end of the E-W split.The platform forms the E end of stones that fill the entire E - W split. This remarkable stone fill is more evident when looking into the W end of the split.
There are many other features near The Triple. Some are described in Norman's web article. Here are some more.
A U-Shaped structure on the flat hill top to the E of The Triple.
A split boulder about 20yds E of the Triple. The boulder also has two splits (E-W & N-S) and both are filled.