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20 inches of snow–the ultimate Halloween treat

20 inches of snow–the ultimate Halloween treat

Winter Sports

There was a rather loud murmur throughout the northeast on Saturday, a collective WTF was heard uttered out of the mouths of many as they checked, and then rechecked the forecast for 7-12 inches of snow for October 30.... Read More »

How can we get kids outside more often?

How can we get kids outside more often?

Uncategorized

Every year, the Outdoor Industry Association publishes an in-depth Outdoor Recreation Participation Report that breaks down the where’s, how’s, who’s and what’s of outdoor play in America. In recent years, the report has placed considerable focus on youth participation... Read More »

October news from The Conservation Alliance

Conservation

Our friends at The Conservation Alliance have just released their October newsletter. Contents include: A letter from Executive Director John Sterling Summer 2011 Grant Announcement; Conservation Alliance Constributes More than $1 Million in 2011 Grantees Report Their Progress Ad... Read More »

Baker Mountain Trudge

Backpacking

“Does this condition afflict anyone else?’ I thought as I trudged up to the trailhead for baker.  I was not feeling well, but as usual my ingrained voice was telling me to get outside ‘just for a little while’... Read More »

Some History on South Uncanoonuc Mountain

Backpacking

I had a few free hours on Saturday, which is very rare these days with a newborn, work and school. I decided to take full advantage of the time and head into the woods. I needed a location not... Read More »

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