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Anthony’s Nose Hike

I have no idea who Anthony is, but we hiked up his nose. If you’ve ever crossed the Bear Mountain Bridge over the Hudson River in New York you have seen Anthony’s Nose. When...

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Cat & Thomas Mountains, Lake George

Finally, I was heading to the Adirondacks for the weekend. I hadn’t been up that way in probably 20 years. I bought the National Geographic Adirondack Map for the Lake George area, read 50...

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Green Lakes State Park, NY

On our road trip to Michigan Jayne and I stayed with my cousin Emily just outside of Syracuse, NY to help break up the trip. She was very excited that we gave ourselves enough...

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West Point Half Marathon

This year the United States Military Academy opened up the West Point “Fallen Comrades Run” Half Marathon to civilians. In it’s 5th year they decided to give us civilians the thrill of running and...

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GORUCK Light West Point

NEVER, ever let the American flag touch the ground. If a cadre sees the flag touch the ground at a GORUCK event he will remind you, using physical training (PT), that this should never...

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Day Trips: Coney Island, New York

While most people think of summer trips to New York City involving the Statue of Liberty or Central Park, there is plenty to do outside of Manhattan too. One of my favorite places to...

The Gunks Rundown With Charlie Kelly (PICS)

A trad climber’s Mecca. A city rat’s favorite getaway. The Shawangunk Ridge—The Gunks, that is—is a crowded, inspiring mess during the summer months. It’s a line of bedrock that emerges from the foot of...