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Hiking Bald Mountain

Nov 08, 2015
An easy hike with a splendid view Located a short distance west of the Hamilton-Herkimer County border, Bald Mountain (also known as Rondaxe Mountain, which is frankly a more interesting name) is a...

Exploring the Moose River Plains

Nov 07, 2015
An Early Start on a Cool Morning After a pleasant night camping, Wren and I headed into the Moose River Plains fairly early in the morning to look for wildlife. The long, winding road cut us through...

Paddling and Camping at Cedar River Flow

Nov 06, 2015
So Beautiful You Can't Stay Indoors! With the weather so unseasonably warm this week, I couldn't resist the urge to be outside exploring with Wren at my side. After winding our way down through...

Made Of the Adirondacks

Nov 02, 2015
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Made OF the Adirondacks Shopping local helps keep our communities unique and keeps our small business owners prosperous. In the Adirondacks there are a lot of small, family-owned businesses, many of...

Amateur Video Crew Possibly Missing Near Indian Lake, NY

Oct 26, 2015
Author:Michelle Clement
Until about a week ago, I truly believed that I had one of the best jobs anyone could have ever ask for. I had been lucky to say that a good portion of what I did for a living was to go out, explore...

A road trip of traditions and seasonal transitions

Oct 19, 2015
Adirondack seasonal transitions occur as summer gives way to the fall, and the fishing season segues to the annual big Game Hunting Season; as traditions and transitions blend in the chill of the...

Paddling the Sacandaga River Out of Speculator

Oct 13, 2015
A Nice Walk Before Our Paddle In the heart of the Adirondacks, the Sacandaga River out of Speculator offers a great marsh to explore for both paddlers and birders alike, and I was excited for the...

Moose River Plains: 4 days of exploring (day 4)

Oct 08, 2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
The wonders of waters This will most likely put an end to my visits to the Moose River Plains for the season, but with that being said, I might be coerced to tackle one more peak in the area. I will...

Try a new type of adventure: Surf and Turf style

Oct 05, 2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Do you like to hike? Do you like to paddle? Than I am pretty sure you will like doing a bit of both packed into one adventure. A surf and turf works like this: First you paddle to a trail (surf),...

Surf-Turf-n-Sky: Good Luck for Great Paddling, Hiking & Birding

Oct 03, 2015
Starting with a Hike Wren and I were out looking for a short hike and paddle the other week and I decided that Good Luck Lake and the West Branch of the Sacandaga River might fit the bill. The...


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