It’s been a while since I drove through the Adirondacks in New York. In fact, I decided it had been too long, and asked my friend if I could crash on her couch in Lake Placid for a weekend.
We decided to conquer Cascade Mountain early Saturday morning. Join me on this journey, won’t you?
Continue reading “Conquering Cascade and Porter: Two Adirondack High Peaks in one day”
Remember how I told you to do your research in my last post? I learned from experience, and Snowy Mountain was one big experience.
Continue reading “The long, winding trail up Snowy Mountain”
It all started when I mapped out fire tower hikes a “quick” drive from Rochester…
It was a successful trip to the Adirondacks this week. On a whim, I booked a motel room and decided to cross two more fire tower trails off my list.
While the booking was spontaneous, prepping for the hike was not.
Here’s what I recommend if you’re looking to get out and explore the great outdoors.
Continue reading “5 things you need for an Adirondack Fire Tower hike”
I am very excited to report I’ve completed two of the Adirondack Fire Tower hikes.
This time – as you may have notice in the title – I did it by myself.
Continue reading “Happy to hike on my own”
I set a goal for myself this year. In 2021, I will complete the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge.
It’s a lofty goal, involving investing in some gear, putting some time aside, and making the journey out to the Adirondack region every so often.
Last week, I decided to go and get started. First stop: Bald Mountain.
Continue reading “Hiking my first Adirondack Fire Tower trail”