Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews

May through June is a critical period when female turtles undertake risky overland forays to reach nesting areas. During this time, they often cross roads, sometimes with fatal consequences. Be on the lookout for turtles crossing roads and give them a “brake!”

Beware of Turtles

DEEP Press Release Turtles and Roads Are a Deadly Combination Assisting them in a proper manner helps ensure survival of species Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding residents to be...

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Eagle Creek’s Great Adventure Giveaway

Picture yourself in Europe! Italy, Turkey, or Croatia To celebrate 40 years of Adventure Travel Eagle Creek is giving away a trip to Europe. Between June 15, 2015 and August 15, 2015 you can...

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National Trails Day Recap

It was another successful National Trails Day here in Connecticut. The weekend of June 6th saw over 225 events take place in the state to celebrate. Our staff led three of those hikes and...

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Employee Spotlight: Simona

Name: Simona Nerney Location: Main Offices Simona is the Accounts Payable Assistant at Trailblazer and is originally from West Haven, now settled in Guilford. She’s active in the Guilford community and has raised 2...

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Darling Road Preserve – Salem

I have walked many miles, on many occasions, in the Hartman Park Preserve in Lyme, CT on Gungy Rd. However, I have never hiked any of the neighboring preserves in Salem, just a short...

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Darn Tough Review

Name and Store: Zach Vaughn – Trailblazer Branford Name of product tested: Darn Tough Micro-Crew Light Sock Best use for product: Hiking / Trekking What you used the product for: Trekking / Hiking /...

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Infinitus

Infinity: unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity Infinitus is the brainchild of The Endurance Society. The symbol for infinity looks a lot like an 8 on it’s side so it was no surprise...

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Don’t Move Firewood!

DEEP and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Remind Connecticut Campers and Vacationers To Leave Firewood at Home Purchase firewood locally to reduce the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle and other harmful tree and forest...

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Cascade Path Video

Enjoy the sounds of rushing cascades along Cascade Path in Waterville Valley, NH. My favorite way to get to Cascade Path is to hike up Snow’s Mountain. The hike up the slopes is steep...