TRIP REPORT: Reeves Brook / Seven Hills Loop via Reeves Meadow – Harriman State Park, NY 10-30-16

Hiking stats at a glance: Trailhead: Reeves Meadow Visitor Center Miles Round Trip: ~4.5 Elevation Gain: ~750   Harriman is quickly becoming our go to place for local hikes when time is limited and this occasion was no different. We were expecting thunderstorms late in the day so we knew we only had a few hours at best to get a […]

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Winter Hiking Guide

As the autumn hiking season starts to give way to winter it becomes important to adjust our equipment list to tackle the new challenges. Personally I love hiking in the winter and I am always happy to see more people give it a try because it can truly be a unique and fun experience. However, unlike warm weather hiking, the […]

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TRIP REPORT: Dix Range in One Day – Adirondacks, NY 6-27-15

Hiking stats at a glance: Trailhead: Elk Lake Miles Round Trip: ~17 Elevation Gain: ~5,500 ft Total Time: ~8.5hrs Hike Highlights: Dix (4,857 ft), Macomb (4,405 ft), Hough (4,400 ft), South Dix (Carson Peak) (4,060 ft), Grace Peak (East Dix) (4,012 ft)   This post dated trip report covers a trip that occurred prior to the creation of this blog. Since I am writing this […]

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TRIP REPORT: Ramapo Torne / Seven Hills Loop via Reeves Meadow – Harriman State Park, NY 9-10-16

Hiking stats at a glance: Trailhead: Reeves Meadow Visitor Center Miles Round Trip: 6.55 Elevation Gain: ~1019 Total Time: 2.5 hours Weather: ~90 Degrees with approximately 1,000,000 % humidity   I happened to have a free Saturday afternoon so I thought it would be a good day to head over to Harriman State Park and explore another hike in the area that […]

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TRIP REPORT: Hogencamp Mountain and Ship Rock Loop via Lake Askoti – Harriman State Park, NY 8-27-16

Hiking stats at a glance: Trailhead: Lake Askoti Miles Round Trip: 5.4 Hike Highlights: Hogencamp Mountain, Ship Rock   Since we had a little bit of extra time Kelly and I decided to tackle another short hike in Harriman State Park. Kelly had never been to Harriman before, so I figured we should start from the same area I visited last time. […]

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TRIP REPORT: North, Middle, and South Carter – White Mountains, NH 8-6-16

Hiking stats at a glance: Start Trailhead: Imp South (Rt 16) End Trailhead: Nineteen Mile Brook (Rt 16) Miles Point to Point: ~11 Hike Highlights: North Carter (4,530 ft), Middle Carter (4,610 ft), South Carter (4,419 ft) Total Time: ~6.5 hrs   Slowly but surely I am chipping away at my NH 48 peak list but this particular trip actually had two purposes. Not […]

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