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New Outdoor Skywalk Planned for The Wild Center in Tupper Lake

The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY
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A Walk on the Wild Side at the Wild Center The Wild Center Plans a Treetop Walk Hinging on state regulatory approval and fundraising efforts, the Wild Center hopes to bring a new attraction called the ‘Treetop walk’ to the public by 2015. Similar in concept to the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped steel structure with glass [...]

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Take a ‘Peak’: A Quick Glimpse of Five Great Adirondack Hikes

Snowy Mountain. Photo by Jessica Venezia
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Tackling the Great Outdoors Five Great Adirondack Hikes There are many ways to experience the Adirondacks, but in my opinion hiking is one of the best. For one thing, it’s very inexpensive—most of the time it’s free. For another, from accomplished “46ers” to novices breaking in their boots, everyone can find a hike they are capable [...]

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Horseback Riding in the Adirondacks

The Circle B Ranch in Chestertown
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A Fun Way to Horse Around in Lake George and Chestertown Horsing Around in the Adirondacks Horseback riding is a rewarding physical activity that gives beginners and experts the chance to enjoy the outdoors while riding on trials in the Adirondack Mountains. At Saddle Up Stables located three miles north of Lake George Village on [...]

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Runners Race to Windham, NY for Third Annual Warrior Dash on August 11-12

The Warrior Dash. Photo Courtesy of Red Frog Events
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The Third Annual Warrior Dash at the Windham Ski Resort Wacky Costumes, Barbed Wire and Plenty of Beer  Calling All Warriors: On Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th, Windham, NY, will be hosting a Warrior Dash at the Windham Ski Resort in the Catskill Mountains. Created by Red Frog Events, Warrior Dash, an ultimate, thrill-seeking [...]

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American Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River

A Bald Eagle at EagleFest
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Once Endangered, the Bald Eagle is Flourishing in New York State American Bald Eagles and Their Resurgence Along the Hudson River Spotting an American Bald Eagle soaring through the skies might be an easier sight to see in upstate New York, than traveling to places like Yellowstone National State Park, where you might be lucky [...]

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Spring Weather: Rochester Area Parks and Geocaching

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Geocaching in Rochester Area Parks A Fun Way to Make Use of Your GPS With the recent heat wave sweeping the area, I’m sure many people have warm weather on their minds. Despite work and school, I’ve been trying to make an effort to go outside and enjoy the unseasonably high temperatures every day, even [...]

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Unruffle Your Feathers at Winter Raptor Fest 2012

Winter Raptor Fest 2012
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Winter Raptor Fest 2012 The Annual Festival isn’t Just for the Birds Bird lovers from across the Northeast will flock to the 2012 Winter Raptor Fest on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, at the Gallup Ridge Farm in Fort Edward. Celebrating its second year, Raptor Fest is a collaboration between local businesses and [...]

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The Namib: A Journey Through the World’s Oldest Desert

Sunset on the Hill Above Camp. Photo by Eric Moll
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The Namib: A Journey Through the World’s Oldest Desert Experiencing the Flora, Fauna and Getting Lost in the Namib Desert My time in the Namib left me with an enduring fear of dehydration. Friends complain that I bring too much water on outings, that it’s not necessary to bring a bottle to walk a couple [...]

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10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid

The Olympic Speed Skating Oval
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Winter Activities in Lake Placid 10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid: Skating, Skiing, Bobsledding, Shows and More! Lake Placid has always been considered a winter wonderland; and since Melvil Dewey established the Lake Placid Club as a winter resort destination, Lake Placid has been considered a haven for winter activities. Why [...]

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A Taste of the Appalachian Trail: Hiking the CT AT (CT Blog)

The Appalachian Trail. Photo by Sarah Alender
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A Taste of the Appalachian Trail: Hiking the Connecticut Appalachian Trail A Look at the 52 Miles of Appalachian Trail that goes through Connecticut The Appalachian Trail spans over 2,150 miles from Georgia to Maine; unbeknownst to many people, approximately 52 of those miles go through Connecticut. The trail crosses the NY/CT border near New [...]

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