Tagged: hike

looking north

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...

looking out

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...

trail dog cover

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...

make a wish trailblaze

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...

Stony Creek Quarry

Thule Stir 20L

Product: Thule Stir 20L Pack Best Uses: Day hiking Bike Commuting Why I like it: Thule has been known for years for their world class car rack systems. Last year they dipped their toes...

Wadsworth Falls

Wadsworth Falls State Park

Wadsworth Falls State Park gets a lot of attention in the summer. It’s pretty common to hear that it has reached capacity. Some people may shy away from the park because of this, but...