Tagged: winter

Gear Review: Horny Toad Bandida Jacket

Product: Horny Toad Bandida Jacket Best uses: Everyday casual winter jacket Around town Favorite aspects: To say the sherpa fleece lining is irresistible is an understatement. Intoxicating might be better. I got the Horny...

Gear Review: SmartWool NTS Mid Baselayers

Name/Store: Christine – Wakefield Denali Product tested: SmartWool NTS Mid-Weight Baselayers Best uses for product: Baselayer for skiing, running, snowshoeing, biking, hiking, everyday wear or pretty much any cold weather outdoor activity What you...

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Mount Washington Winter Snow-Cat Adventure

We have many adventures throughout our lives that we may fondly recall and then there are a handful of extra special Adventures, with a capital A, that we will never forget. In my recent...

Winter Hiking: 4 Things to Consider

Last day of winter March 2012, Mt. Monadnock summit, N.H. By guest bloggers the Rice family Winter officially arrived here in the Northeast on December 21st and with that a BIG change in the...

Skiing in Connecticut

While most people head out of state when they want to go downhill skiing, Connecticut does have some options for staying local. Here is a brief run down of what the state has to...

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Meet Emma, the Girl with the Bird

Recently, we put on our first ever Winter Photo Contest. The winner of the contest was Tammy Daugherty’s picture of her daughter Emma feeding a gray jay in the White Mountains of New Hampshire....

Gear Review: YakTrax

This is the time of year when the days are short and the weather transitions from warm, sunny days in early Fall to the bone chilling cold of Winter. It is sometime that fickle...

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Local Trails: Ragged Mountain

By Guest Blogger Ann Borron GargulaOur first hike in Connecticut was the  Ragged Mountain Preserve loop in Berlin, Ct. It was a trail that enticed us enough to keep returning to it in every season...

Introducing Thermoball from The North Face

The debate of down vs. synthetic has been going on for many years. For the longest time down insulation was the go to for keeping warm. Synthetic insulation then made its way into jackets...