Outdoor Adventures

The Time I Hiked Giant Mountain

Over Memorial Day weekend my dad and I tackled Giant Mountain.  This was my 7th high peak (and my dad’s 3rd).  It was quite the challenge I’ll admit, as it was well into the upper 80s, even on the summit. May 28, 2016 We were camping at Schroon Lake for the weekend, and we left… Continue reading The Time I Hiked Giant Mountain

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The Time I Hiked Phelps (& Tabletop)

I can now say that I've hiked up a stream bed. What a way to spend your birthday... hiking in the rain. September 22, 2014 Our day started early, getting up at 5 A.M. so that we could hit the road for our 2 (or more) hour drive north by 5:45 A.M.  Today we planned… Continue reading The Time I Hiked Phelps (& Tabletop)

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The Time I Hiked Whiteface (& Esther)

And the photography skills improve (a little).  At this point in my hiking career I'm still terrified of taking my beauteous DSLR hiking with me...so the crappy point-and-shoot is all we've got. August 23, 2014 I was so excited I barely slept the night before our trek up Esther and Whiteface. And my anxiety got… Continue reading The Time I Hiked Whiteface (& Esther)

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The Time I Hiked Cascade (& Porter)

Since I revamped my blog into something COMPLETELY new... Fridays we're going to #flashback to the past and dig into some of my adventures. It's good that I start with this post, because by the time we get closer to the present with these flashbacks you'll forget my HORRIFIC photography skills from this post. August… Continue reading The Time I Hiked Cascade (& Porter)