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Spruce Mountain Fire Tower Hike, Southern Adirondacks

They say opposites attract. I like to go go go, while Jeff wouldn’t mind staying at home sometimes. A lot of times I’ll run us ragged, and he has to step in and tell us to slow down. Well, when … Continue reading

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Lawson Lake County Park, Albany Hike

When the days get shorter, my battle to avoid cabin fever begins. The fight starts in fall for me. I found myself just gazing at google maps, one of my favorite tools. I zoomed in and out of my location … Continue reading

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Bash Bish Falls, Berkshire Hike

Driving through the Berkshires during peak foliage, what a vision the world was. We had already hiked Alander Mountain that day, and had plans for a museum later, but I wasn’t ready to give up the outdoors. It was our … Continue reading

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Schiffendecker Farm Preserve, Glemont Hike

It is such a treat to discover local preserves. Little treasures close enough, small enough, that you can you can run to after work for some nature therapy. Schiffendecker Farm Preserve [Bender Lane, Glenmont, NY 12077] is one of those … Continue reading

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Arnold Arboretum, Best of Boston

I can’t spend too much time in a city before I have the urge to get back into nature. Lucky for me, Fredrick Law Olmsted has designed many green spaces around American cities. One of them is the Arnold Arboretum … Continue reading

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Mohonk Preserve Bonticou Crag and Table Rock, New Paltz Hike

This past weekend I made a trip down to New Paltz to hike in the Gunks with the fall foliage, it was beyond beautiful. We were ready for another rock scramble, our last one was at the nearby Mohonk Mountain … Continue reading

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Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Central New York

Beauty and creativity, both manmade and natural, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park [3883 Stone Quarry Rd, Cazenovia, NY 13035] is a feast for the eyes. There are four miles of trails to wander, so grab a map and pick your … Continue reading

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