Adirondacks: Big Rock Pond

WHERE: CENTRAL ADIRONDACKS NEAREST TOWN: TUPPER LAKE, NY ACTIVITIES Canoe, Swim, Day Hike WHY GO Perfect serenity canoeing into a largely uninhabited, vast landscape. You might find some other campers but likely not. Spend as much time as you can watching the water go from absolute stillness to lively in a storm. Lots of wildlife if […]

Huckleberry Loop

WHERE: CENTRAL CATSKILLS NEAREST TOWN: MARGARETVILLE, NY ACTIVITIES Backpack, Day Hike, Camp Skills   WHY GO An expansive tranquil pine forest only an easy/moderate hike. It’s the perfect place to completely chill out and be inspired by nature.   GETTING THERE (Catskill Trails Map Set – map #144) Drive or take the bus to Margaretville NY. […]

Death Valley

WHERE: SALINE VALLEY, DEATH VALLEY NP   NEAREST TOWN: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA   WHY GO Incredibly stark landscape that exposes the geological processes that are typically hidden by vegetation most other places. Requires a AWD to get around but every night you can camp in drastically different landscapes that include; sand dunes, mountain valleys, hot […]

Hunter Mountain

WHERE: HUNTER MOUNTAIN NEAREST TOWN: SPRUCETON, NY ACTIVITIES Backpacking, Camping   WHY GO Perfect length loop for a 2 night trek. If you are arriving late on DAY 1 head out clockwise. It’s a steep but quick climb to John Rob Shelter. Follow then well marked trail to an amazing spring gushing with fresh cold water. […]

Newfoundland

WHERE: Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland Canada NEAREST TOWN: Rocky Harbor ACTIVITIES Backpacking, Camping, Orienteer   WHY GO Beautiful remote landscape were you can find genuine solitude and achieve a genuine feeling of blazing your own trail. This is an off-trail traverse that takes you from stunning inland fjords lined with 2,000-foot-high granite cliffs draped with […]