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Riding the bubble

I'm not old. I'm experienced. Or mature. Or something that sounds dignified while also portraying me as a fun-loving spirit. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. However, as I took an early-...

Ten Reasons to Get Your Raft On

Confessions of a Whitewater Virgin... I'm embarrassed to say this, especially because the opportunity to do so is practically in my backyard, but until this past Saturday, I had never been whitewater...

Whitewater adventure, my way

As a child I loved to read adventure stories. Climbing Everest, exploring remote jungles, and searching for the North Pole sounded very exciting. But as I grew up, reality intruded. I was on the...

Answer the call: A day on the Hudson

The ravens croaked at us from the blue ledges above the Hudson River as we ate sandwiches and shared stories about the rapids we'd encountered. The birds — large, shiny-black, intense-looking...

Biking Oak - are you up for it?

15Jun2016
Author:Kim Andresen
Oak Mountain Bike Park In Speculator when we say, "Let's go mountain biking," we mean it literally. We're not talking a nice ride on a dirt road, or a double track with a few bumps. We're talking...

Oktoberfest + Oak Mountain = Oaktoberfest

It's Simple Math: Question 1: Oak Mountain + Oktoberfest = Oaktoberfest Question 2:  Mountain Biking + German Festival = 1 awesome weekend at Oak Mountain Now Show Your Work: However you write the...

The Black Fly Challenge... It's Epic!

12May2015
Author:Michelle Clement
It's almost that time of year again... Black Fly Challenge time! Maybe you've heard of it?  If you haven't, rest assured the Black Fly Challenge is nothing like what you are imagining. Here in the...

7 Weird Adirondack Things That Will Make You Wonder

We all associate the Adirondack Park with being a pristine wilderness area full of endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. But, like all places, there is more to these small towns and villages...

A Winter Fire Tower Challenge ~ Kane Mountain plus some

24Jan2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Winter Fire Tower Challenge~~~Kane Mountain plus some Did you know that the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge also has a winter category? Between December 21 and March 21 you can work on your winter...

Cellar Mountain - A bushwhack in the West Canada Lake Wilderness

17Dec2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
My buddy Jim and I have this crazy obsession with trail-less peaks and we are always looking for new places to explore and new terrain to break trail on. This week our eyes focused on the Indian Lake...

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