Tagged: Amy Parulis

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GORUCK Light NYC

Last year I had signed up to do the GORUCK Custom 9/11 Challenge and the GORUCK Light a few days later in New York City. I was pumped to be doing these events, especially...

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Mount Moosilauke

It had been six years since we hiked up Mt. Moosilauke and dad was itching to get back up there. It is the 10th highest peak in New Hampshire coming in at 4,802 feet...

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Cairn vs. Rock Art

I have often had people tell me about seeing a pile of rocks in random places and wanting to know if it was a cairn. Sometimes my friends even send me a picture. Most...

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Westmoor Park, West Hartford

When I told my family I visited a farm that was three miles away from West Hartford’s Blue Back Square they couldn’t believe me. I got a lot of quizzical looks and, “Really?!?” My...

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Volunteering at The Death Race

Before there was Spartan Race there was the Death Race. Set in the picturesque town of Pittsfield, VT, “The Death Race is the ultimate challenge, designed to present you with the unexpected and completely...

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Surviving the Storm

I left work early on July 3 to outrun thunderstorms that were forecasted for East Dorset, Vermont. We were set to camp for three nights at Emerald Lake State Park, and I really wanted...

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Day Trips: The Statue of Liberty

For the most part New York City is fairly easy to get to from just about anywhere in Connecticut. Living along the shoreline Amtrak and Metro North provide service into Grand Central Station. From...

Platypus SoftBottle

Product Tested: Platypus SoftBottle Best Use for Product: Hiking Travel Tight spaces Hydration Taking wine along “Full when you need it, flat when you don’t.” Looking to shave some pack weight on your next...