Blackhead Mountian

Yesterday I took a day off from work to hike with my friend Brendan. He had the whole week off for vacation and Monday’s weather was looking fantastic, so I suggested we go down to the Catskills. I found three mountains we could hike, but ultimately decided just do one to make it a short . . . → Read More: Blackhead Mountian

Owl’s Head Mountain

Saturday I finally got to take my parents on an Adirondack hike! The last time I hiked with them it was 2009 and we hiked to the Hadley Mountain firetower. They loved it, but hadn’t hiked anything since. Saturday was the day. I picked Owls Head in Keene because it is an easy hike with . . . → Read More: Owl’s Head Mountain

Mountains Beyond Mountains – 12 Months of Hiking

Sometime at the end of last year I made it a point to hike at least one mountain a month. Well, it’s been a year and I successfully accomplished my goal! It all began in August of 2013 when Christine and I hiked Crane Mountain near Lake George.

I hadn’t hiked in a good . . . → Read More: Mountains Beyond Mountains – 12 Months of Hiking

Mount Haystack and the Johns Brook Lodge

Saturday was a great day to tackle a high peak! Chris was visiting from Ohio this past weekend (and also defended his dissertation and now officially has his doctorate! Yay Chris!) and to make things more exciting we also had a hike on tap. Our friends Meredith and John wanted to hike a high peak . . . → Read More: Mount Haystack and the Johns Brook Lodge

2014 Trail Running Camp at Dippikill

This past weekend I finally participated in something I’ve been wanting to do for a while–but couldn’t for various reasons–the ARE’s Trail Running Camp! TRC is a three night getaway at Camp Dippikill in the Adirondacks for runners who want to learn more about/experience some trail running. It’s open to runners of all abilities and . . . → Read More: 2014 Trail Running Camp at Dippikill