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If it walks like a moose and talks like a moose, it must be...

Date:
Sep 08, 2015
The Elusive Adirondack Moose Weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, the moose is a majestic animal that captures the attention and imagination of all ages. From a child who has never seen a moose before...

Moose River Plains: 4 days of exploring (Day 1)

Date:
Sep 07, 2015
07Sep2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
As you can imagine, four days in the Moose River Plains is only enough time to merely scratch the surface of the possible exploring that can be had there. But on this day I only had a brief amount of...

5 Excuses to Clear Your Calendar

Date:
Aug 31, 2015
31Aug2015
Author:Michelle Clement
It's In the Air... The evenings are starting to get cooler, the smell of the breeze is beginning to change, and the sight of school buses back on roadways are all signs that fall is practically here...

Mitchell Ponds Mountain-A true treat to the senses

Date:
Aug 31, 2015
31Aug2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Hiking in the Wilds of the Moose River Plains Can a mountain be delicious? If so, I think Mitchell Ponds Mountain might be a gourmet treat. I mean who knew that this 2400' summit on the outskirts of...

Outside the Comfort Zone in the Adirondacks

Date:
Aug 20, 2015
Guest Blogger: Sara Welch My husband didn't marry me for my outdoorsy ways. I love trail mix, but I don't use it the way it was intended—I munch it on the couch while binge-watching my favorite show...

Paddling South Inlet

Date:
Aug 11, 2015
Windy Weather We've had quite a bit of windy weather of late and my afternoon paddle on South Inlet last week was no different. I chatted at the put-in with a few folks who were coming off the water...

Exploring Brown's Tract Inlet on Foot

Date:
Aug 09, 2015
A Change in Plans I had been interested in paddling Brown's Tract Inlet this past week, but the day I had slated for exploring it became quite windy, meaning a paddle across the wide waters of...

Ouida Girard

Date:
Aug 09, 2015
09Aug2015
Author:Katie Stuart
After she published Griffin: Ghost Town in the Adirondacks, many people recognized the name of Ouida Girard. However, you may not know Ms. Girard is a native of the Adirondacks. Born in Griffin, a...

Camping and Paddling at Limekiln Lake

Date:
Aug 07, 2015
Two Souls in Need of Rest Wren and I were exploring various places in Hamilton and Herkimer Counties this past week, and after poking around Moss Lake and some other areas around Old Forge just over...

A three peak spectacle in Speculator

Date:
Aug 05, 2015
05Aug2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
After a day or so contemplating how I would spend my day off, I set my sights on three peaks between Speculator and Wells: Guideboard Hill, Speculator Mountain, and Cutknife Mountain. We had pretty...

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