Adirondack Hiking Recommendations for Beginners

So you want to start hiking? Well, this post is for you. I got into hiking a few years ago (Back in 2008 I hiked my first Adirondack mountain, Sleeping Beauty, located outside of Lake George and I loved it.)

The only things you really need to get started are a good day pack, . . . → Read More: Adirondack Hiking Recommendations for Beginners

Hiking Pyramid, Gothics, Armstrong and Upper WolfJaw Mountains

When previous plans fell through on Saturday, I was free the spend the day doing what I enjoy most–being outdoors. I convinced my friend Brendan to hike part of the Lower Great Range in the high peaks–four mountains and three of the 46: Pyramid, Gothics, Armstrong and Upper Wolfjaw. There was the option to add . . . → Read More: Hiking Pyramid, Gothics, Armstrong and Upper WolfJaw Mountains

Camping at Watkins Glen State Park

Last week a few friends from school and I went camping at Watkins Glen State Park, out near the Finger Lakes! We had heard good things about it and decided stay a few nights.

We arrived later in the day and set up our tent. There was rain the forecast, so we wanted to . . . → Read More: Camping at Watkins Glen State Park

Pharaoh Mountain

Another weekend, over. They go by too fast. Anyway, Saturday Jordan had the day off so we decided to spend the day outdoors. I really wanted to go hiking but we didn’t want to go too far and I didn’t want to do too easy of a hike. I decided on Pharaoh Mountain near Schroon . . . → Read More: Pharaoh Mountain

Buffalo Marathon 

Back in January I signed up for the Buffalo Marathon. After running the Marine Corps Marathon in October and not hitting my goal, I was determined to run another marathon. Enter Buffalo! I wanted to train for a spring marathon and Buffalo seemed right–it was flat, decently-sized and not too far (4.5 hour drive from . . . → Read More: Buffalo Marathon¬†