Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews Blog

My First Time Backpacking

By Kathy Duggan – Denali Old Saybrook My son Brian is preparing to hike the Appalachian Trail (AT) come next March. He was planning on doing a solo Pemigewasset Loop backpacking trip (28+ miles...

Mt. Sanford, Naugatuck State Forest

While the Connecticut Forest and Park Association has over 800 miles of Blue Blazed Trails in the state, the trail to start them all is the Quinnipiac Trail, adopted in 1929. Today the trail...

Employee Spotlight: Bonnie Lathrop

Name: Bonnie Lathrop | Denali Old Saybrook How would you describe yourself in three words? Compassionate, adventurous, a listener What is your favorite outdoor activity? I adore both running and rock climbing, but if...

Gear up for Camping

By Abbey Nesper, Denali Old Saybrook With the warm weather approaching, everyone is itching to spend more time outside, and what greater way to get out than to go camping? Whether you are preparing...

Death Valley in September

I had a conference for work in Las Vegas this past September and wanted to take advantage of my one free afternoon. Anytime I am lucky enough to travel for work or pleasure, I...