Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews

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Mt. Cardigan, New Hampshire

“Look at all of the kids!” I couldn’t believe my eyes when we passed what had to be an entire class of elementary school kids coming down Mt. Cardigan. “How awesome would it have...

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Ashley’s Grand Canyon Adventure

Although goodbyes are often hard as friends slowly start moving away and settling down, more recently I’m seeing this as an opportunity to visit new places. A few months back a friend of mine...

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The North Face Ultra Endurance Shoe

Product: The North Face Ultra Endurance Shoe Best uses: Trail running Light hiking Why we like them: If you spend time on the trails, be it running, or light day hiking, you will enjoy...

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Denali Trumbull Clinic Series

Introduction to Hiking: May 24th 7pm-8:30pm Denali in the Trumbull Mall With Spring in full bloom it is the perfect time to get outside and have fun. If you always wanted to start hiking...

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Picking up after your dog on the trail

There aren’t many things worse then being on a trail run and stepping in dog poop. Right up there on the list is seeing poop bags off to the side, littering the trails. Just...

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Make-A-Wish Challenge Looking for Hike Leaders

Make-A-Wish Connecticut is looking for Hike Leaders for their first ever Trailblaze Challenge Seeking experienced hikers/endurance athletes that understand equipment, knowledge of local hiking trails, importance of hydration and preparation for long hikes, and...

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Employee Spotlight: Kevin Devine

Name: Kevin Devine Store: Denali Old Saybrook store manager Favorite place to get outside: Pemigewaset Wilderness – In my opinion, one of the most amazing places to play outside in the east. Flowing water,...

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Old Saybrook Grand Opening Weekend

Get ready Old Saybrook, we’re moving in! To celebrate our newest store opening in Old Saybrook, Connecticut we are putting on two days of events for the community to join us and see what...

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Used Bike Collection

Check your garages, basements, or barns for those unused bikes of all sizes. Bikes for Kids has an immediate demand for 200 bikes for RACE4Chase a triathlon  for kids, sponsored by the CMAK Sandy...

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11th Annual Great Park Pursuit

Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure Begins April 30th at Keney Park, Hartford Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and Friends of Keney Park, are hosting the kickoff of the 11th Annual Great...