Tag Archives: winter

A trip to South Carolina & Georgia

March is probably my least favorite month in New York. Cold and snow are expected in December, January, February. By March, we’re over the hump of winter and you let your guard down when you get a few warm spring … Continue reading

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Mine Kill State Park, Schoharie Hike

This winter in New York has been a hikers delight! Even without spikes I have been able to enjoy some incredible trails, and recently visited Mine Kill State Park [161 Mine Kill Rd, North Blenheim, NY 12131]. An adventure begins … Continue reading

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Stissing Mountain, Taconic Hike

Whether you’re a new hiker looking to challenge yourself with a starter mountain, an experienced hiker looking to take a quick jaunt up, or just plain fire tower crazy – Stissing Mountain [Route 82 and Lake Road, Pine Plains – … 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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Cathedral Rock, Sedona Hike

Supposedly an ‘energy vortex’ of spirituality. Supposedly one of the most photographed spots in Arizona. Supposedly an easy hike. You can suppose a lot of things about Cathedral Rock [Try the intersection of Route 179 and Back O Beyond Rd … Continue reading

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Duanesburg Hike: Featherstonhaugh State Forest

In just a few weeks almost all of the snow is melted in the Capital Region and it looks as though spring is finally here. Two and a half short weeks ago I was hiking in freezing temperatures and a … Continue reading

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Saratoga Farmer’s Market

I love the feel of a good farmers market. The Troy Farmer’s Market is my favorite in the Capital Region and it is probably the only thing I like better in winter than in summer! Sure it’s great to be … Continue reading

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