Hiking

A Cascade Trifecta: The Mountain, The Lake, and The Waterfall

20Apr2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A bit of bushwhacking and a bit of trail hiking in the Inlet Region  Springtime is a challenging time for hiking, especially for portions of the hiking experience that is completed off-trail, but I...

Bluff Point Hill

08Apr2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Raquette Lake Shoreline Adventure Bluff Point Hill can be found on the northeast shore of Raquette Lake, right on the edge of the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest. It's one of those named peaks that might...

Buck Meadow Mountain

Exploring a remote peak in the Siamese Pond Wilderness Note: Please respect the rights of property owners and stay on the trail — there is no public access to Kings Flow at this time. Buck Meadow...

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...

Hike like a dog - recreation with man’s best friend

06Mar2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Being a dog hiker!!! As with many of you, I enjoy hiking with my four-legged companion. But for many of you reading this, maybe this hasn't been a pleasure you have yet partaken in. While fun, it is...

Humphrey Mountain, a little of this and a little of that = a great day in the woods

30Jan2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Humphrey Mountain, a little of this and a little of that = a great day in the woods My buddy Jim Hopson and I have been eyeballing this peak for quite some time. Every time we look at a map of the...

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...

Goodnow Mountain - Looking back on a sunset hike

02Dec2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Goodnow Mountain - Looking back on a sunset hike Have you ever had one of those days where you just needed to get outside and leave everything inside behind? Inside your head I mean. You know that...

Chain Lakes Road South Opens to Public

Many new recreational opportunities are now available to the public with the newly opened Chain Lakes Road South access in Indian Lake. This region spans parts of the Blue Mountain Wild Forest, Pine...

Gluten Free in the Back-Country

17Nov2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Nutrition on the Trail: Gluten Free Snacks for the Back-Country First off what's gluten? A substance present in certain grains, especially wheat, it is a mixture of two proteins; it causes illness...

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