Paddling

Paddling and Camping at Cedar River Flow

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...

Paddling the Sacandaga River Out of Speculator

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...

Try a new type of adventure: Surf and Turf style

06Oct2015
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

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...

Paddling Round Lake

Sunny Paddling Weather! Our warm weather of late has made for terrific paddling in the southern Adirondacks, and Wren and I took advantage of it to enjoy some time birding on Round Lake this past...

An Evening Paddle at Mason Lake

A Beautiful Place Mason Lake is a quiet body of water directly along Route 30 - just south of Lewey Lake - which many folks pass on their way through the southern Adirondacks. If they don't stop,...

Paddling Along the Jessup River - and Battling Beaver Dams While We're at it!

Waiting to Run Free and Explore Since the Jessup River sits on a busy stretch of Route 30, I left Wren in the car while I unloaded the boat and our gear for our paddle last week. Wren patiently...

Outside the Comfort Zone in the Adirondacks

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

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...

Camping and Paddling at Limekiln Lake

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...

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