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Adirondack Series: Phelps Mountain: Hike with me Elmo?

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June 11, 2018

Phelps Mountain was the first Adirondack High Peak that I attempted to hike after my traumatizing summit of Algonquin in college (read about that here!) Phelps is a great…

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Adirondack Series: A Rocky Start

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June 1, 2018

My first experience climbing a high peak was during undergraduate school in 2004. My roommate Sasha and I took a plant taxonomy class and our professor offered a weekend trip every October to…

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Trail Magic: Backpacking 42 Miles on the Appalachian Trail, the Good the Bad and the Awesome!

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May 23, 2018

The Plan:
In 2015, I felt the draw to try backpacking for the first time. After bugging every friend I could think of who might be interested, I finally snagged someone…

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Hiking the Finger Lakes Trail; Quinn falls in love :)

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May 16, 2018

A good friend of mine is the trail master for a section of the finger lakes trail system (FLT).  Last summer She invited me to go backpacking on her…

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Local Hiking Fun!!

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May 14, 2018

Hiking has become a weekly or bi-weekly event for us. Largely because my 2.5-year-old border collie (Quinn) needs more exercise than our daily runs and agility training offer.

One thing…