Five Summer Fitness Tips

As June begins, we’re finally getting consistent pleasant weather, making outdoor cardio all the more fun. This month’s tips focus on aerobic activity. One: Do the cardio activity that you enjoy most! If you prefer riding a bike over walking or running, do it. Activities like cycling and inline skating […]

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Ampersand Mountain and Beyond

This weekend, Ampersand Mountain in Adirondacks was my Saturday goal. With the Climb to the Castle, the fearsome roller ski race up the Whiteface toll road, looming on Sunday, I wanted to hike something fun, but not so big that I’d blow myself out for the race. Hurricane was close to […]

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New Trails At Wildcat Ridge

The last couple of weekends, I’ve hiked a couple of new trails in the Wildcat Ridge wildlife management area in Rockaway. Days when 50 mph wind gusts said, “no riding for you.” Both the Righter Mine and Beach Glen trails have trail heads on Meriden Road off of Green Pond Road. […]

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Tongue Mountain Hike

Last Sunday, I drove to Queensbury, NY, to collect my freshly stoneground skis. It’s a long way to drive for a 10-minute errand, so I drove a few miles north to hike on the Tongue Mountain peninsula. Seventeen years ago, Ellen and I hiked over the spine of the Tongue […]

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Adirondack Summer

Adirondack summer vacation.  If there are no black flies, does it still count as summer?  In August, my family returned to Lake Placid. A different kind of vacation, where I went out on dawn patrol most mornings so we could do family stuff together later on. On Thursday morning, I doubled […]

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