Tagged: hiking

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How Not To Die Outside

Spring is finally coming! Or at least that’s what they keep saying… So with that in mind we’ve gone ahead and gathered up some tips to keep you from meeting your maker prematurely. Hikers...

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Local Trails: Higby Mountain

It is kind of hard to believe that you are in Middletown, CT when you reach the summit of Higby Mountain. At 892 feet the Higby Mountain summit isn’t the main attraction. While it...

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Local Trails: Salmon River State Forest

 My hike in the Salmon River State Forest almost didn’t happen. In fact I had all intentions of doing a quick drive-by of Salmon River and then stopping at Machimoodus State Park further down...

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Local Trails: Roaring Brook Falls

Roaring it was not. This wasn’t much of a surprise based on the lack of rain we have had recently. A few weeks ago Chapman Falls at Devil’s Hopyard was also moving kind of...

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Snowshoeing Mt. Jackson, NH

I was looking to do a winter hike to the summit of a 4000 footer in The White Mountains and I wanted to include my friend Mike. He has been hiking for 40 years,...

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Local Trails: Lantern Hill

By guest blogger Ann Gargula If you are looking for a short kid friendly hike in Southeastern Connecticut, go walk up Lantern Hill.  I can say with authority that this is a kid friendly...