CT Hike Spotlight: Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain is the tallest "mountain" entirely within the state of Connecticut, located in Mt. Riga State Park. However, the tallest point in Connecticut is actually on the shoulder of Mt. Frissell. It is a fairly popular hike in Connecticut,…

Wilderness Shelters From Around the Globe

Country’s speak different languages, practice different religions, and have astoundingly contrasting cultures, but in the end, we all speak the same language when it comes to survival and the outdoors. Check out some wilderness shelters scattered around our planet. – Tony…

A Brief History Of The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is the nation's longest "marked footpath," stretching approximately 2,178 miles (the exact figure fluctuates) from the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia to the top of Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail blazes through 14…

CT Hike Spotlight: Kent Falls

Kent Falls State Park is the gateway to hiking in Connecticut's scenic Northwest corner where private and public efforts have preserved much of the hilly terrain for recreational hiking, including a section of the Appalachian Trail. The state park, located…
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