I think I can safely say that summer in the Adirondacks is my favorite vacation destination. My brother and both had a four day weekend for this July 4th, so decided to take advantage by heading up to Lake Placid once again to tackle another high peak. Mt. Colden now officially marks my 4th high
Category: High Places
So my brother and I have officially decided that this summer we are going to tackle the New Hampshire’s Presidential Traverse. The Presidential Traverse is a pretty daunting (humblebrag alert) 23 mile hike in New Hampshire’s White Mountains that summits 8 peaks over 4,000 feet, and gets its name because all eight peaks, Madison, Adams,
I’ve been doing great this summer with actually doing the things I say I’m going to do. Case in point: I managed to finally make it up to Lake Placid during the summer, which I’ve been threatening since going up there for the first time four years ago. I had a weekend off this past August,
I love going somewhere and being genuinely impressed, which was my experience this weekend when my brother, sister and I took a sibling hiking trip to Ohiopyle State Park, in southwestern PA. Ohiopyle is both the name of a town and a 19,000 acre Pennsylvania State Park known for its waterfalls, biking trails and what’s
Two years ago my brother, and two college buddies took a weekend trip to Pittsburgh. At that point, It’d just been to Pittsburgh for the first time a few months prior and had been singing the city’s praises. We wanted to see somewhere new and had a weekend full of activities planned. On Saturday we went ATVing
I officially want to be a ski bum. I said so last year when we went to Lake Placid the first time, and I only feel stronger about it after this weekend. I’m writing this from bed. I haven’t properly slept since Thursday and muscles in my legs I didn’t even know existed are on fire.
I’ve been unsuccessfully trying to visit Maine now for the better part of two years. My three main draws being: the scenery, adventure sports, and most importantly the chance the devour several fresh Maine lobster rolls. One problem with Maine is that it is a pretty sizable drive from Pennsylvania, yet close enough that flying
I’m terrified of heights, bordering on phobia. I remember the exact moment vertigo started to plague my life: Long Beach Island, New Jersey, summer of ‘95. During a family vacation, I was forced to climb 221 stairs to the top of the Barnegat Light House. The view at the top hardly bothered me because between me
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