Thacher Park Running Festival 10K

Hey, guess what! I still run sometimes! And Sunday I ran 10K! The Albany Running Exchange held their second annual Thacher Park Trail Running Festival on Sunday. You may recall that I ran the 10K last year as well! Well, the weather was much nicer this year and the course was a little bit different. . . . → Read More: Thacher Park Running Festival 10K

On Top of New York – Hiking Mount Marcy

Yesterday was the day! It was time to tackle New York’s highest mountain, Mount Marcy! I took the day off from work so Jordan and I could hike together (he works weekends so he usually can’t hike with me then). We met Brendan at the park and ride at 5:30AM and off we went to . . . → Read More: On Top of New York – Hiking Mount Marcy

Hiking Mount Colden via Avalanche Pass

Today I’m writing my trip report in a form of a Day in the Life Post-Enjoy!

3:50AM – Wake up before my 4AM alarm. I was convinced I was going to toss and turn all night but I slept fairly well and got a solid five hours. Get up, put in my contacts, and finish . . . → Read More: Hiking Mount Colden via Avalanche Pass

Hiking Lower Wolfjaw Mountain

I took the day off from work on Friday to hike with Christine. Since Brendan and I didn’t hike Lower Wolfjaw when he hiked Gothics, Armstrong and Upper Wolfjaw, we decided it would be an “easy” peak to tackle on its own. We left Albany around 7 and parked at the Ausable Club lot headed . . . → Read More: Hiking Lower Wolfjaw Mountain

Black Mountain Firetower

Looking for a nice, easy hike not too far from the Capital Region? Look no further! Yesterday Jona and I hiked Black Mountain, a hike not too far from Lake George. At 2,665 ft., Black Mountain is the highest mountain in the Lake George region. Not only is there a firetower at the top (closed . . . → Read More: Black Mountain Firetower