Tips on Buying Winter Boots and Snow Boots Online

Tips on Buying Winter Boots and Snow Boots Online   If you live in or are going to visit a cold climate, like Upstate NY, then you know the importance of keeping your feet warm and hence the importance of having a good pair, or two, of warm and waterproof winter boots. In recent years […]

Hikes near Lake George Village

The Adirondacks have a never-ending array of spectacular hikes and amazing views! Adirondack Parkitself  has over 2,000 miles of trails, that makes it the nations largest trail system! With such extensive trails it should not surprise you that there are hiking trails to suit anyones needs. Of course our site concentrates on the romantic aspects […]

Hiking Boot Jargon – Help for Online Shopping

Buying hiking boots online can be an intimidating process. There are several factors to consider and a surprising amount of jargon. A previous post covered the basics on the three base types of hiking boots and explained the difference between: day hiking boots, backpacking boots, and hiking shoes. Once you are familiar with the basic […]

Understanding Which Hiking Boot to Buy

There is nothing better than the sensation that comes from an amazing hike through rough country terrain. One of the biggest factors to whether or not you will be able to enjoy that sensation is the boots that you have on your feet. No, that is not an exaggeration. The right hiking boots, or lack […]

Tips for Buying the Perfect Snowboarding Boots Online

A rookie mistake that way too many people make is to spend their money on buying an awesome snowboard while skimping on the boots.  You should choose your snowboarding boots very wisely, since they can make the difference between a great day on the mountain or a miserable one. It is essential that the boots […]

Snowboarding & Skiing in Upstate NY

New York may not be the first US snowboarding or skiing destination that comes to mind, but it should be one of them! The Adirondacks especially have a great variety of slopes, skill levels and awesome scenery! Whether you are a pro level skier/snowboarder looking for olympic level diamond slopes, a beginner wanting to learn […]

Winter Hiking in the Adirondacks

The summer months bring an endless trove of hikers to the Adirondacks, and it is no wonder why. The beauty of the region is spectacular and it is only a few hours distance from several metropolis areas making it easily accessed for a weekend getaway. Very few people, however, realize that the hiking doesn’t have […]

The Romantic Allure of A-Frames

The iconic A-frame style cabins are back in the spotlight and it’s not hard to understand why! The same minimalist simplistic lifestyle that has been attracting us to tiny-houses applies to the classic A-frame, but with an intriguing twist. If you have ever lived or vacationed in an A-frame, then you understand its’ appeal. Similar […]

20 Tips to Trail Riding with Your Horse

Most people think of trail riding as going to a public stable and mounting an unenthusiastic horse that will mechanically take you down the same trail that it has takes several times a day for years. Such an experience is nice for beginners, however, if you are an accomplished rider it can be frustrating to […]

Memoirs: Camping the Islands of Lake George

My first memories of campaign go back to the time I was pretty little. I remember ever so clearly the excitement of sleeping in a tent, sitting around the campfire and just the feeling of everyone relaxing with nothing to distract them. Of course as I grew my love of camping become more complex and […]