Tag: Winter fun

Winter Fun Trip 2015: Lake Placid and Starting to Check Off These High Peaks

  Well, I finally made it back to Lake Placid for Winter Fun Trip 2015-if you want to read about the 2012 or 2013 iterations, click here or here-I took a bit of a hiatus in 2014. Lake Placid is my favorite place for a winter trip for a couple of reasons: I like how

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Curling Lessons

There’s few things I actually consider myself good at: writing, planning things, making playlists, chugging beer, making omelets, and reading books in record amounts of time, are some of the items on this short list. I also happen to be a very skilled foosball player (that’s literally never helped me with anything), and am historically

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A Messy Snowshoe Up Mount Tammany with a Clean Finish at Barley Creek Brewing Company

Every once in a while I really overestimate how good of shape I’m in. Now to give myself credit, I probably am in the best shape I’ve been in for a long time-that being said, I’ve learned that I am not well equipped to snowshoe up a mountain in over 3 feet of snow. I

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High Point XC Ski Center

I associate New Jersey with many things. Some are good: Sea Isle City, The Jersey Shore (I mean this with all sincerity: seasons 1 & 2 were priceless trash pleasure-it sucked once they realized they were famous), and my boy Bruce. Some aren’t as good: the smell of garbage, people whose life is The Jersey Shore, and girls who

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Winter Fun in the Laurel Highlands

Ever since visiting Ohiopyle State Park on a whim this summer, I’ve been a fan of the Laurel Highlands and want to start visiting more often. I enjoy this part of PA that’s still fairly undeveloped, picturesque, yet still highly accessible and very organized for the visiting tourist (the trails are all well kept, everything

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Where to Snowshoe in PA

  If you’ve ever even just glanced at my blog, it’s no secret that one of my favorite hobbies to push is cross-country skiing, mainly because it’s so accessible, it’s relatively cheap (once you buy skis), and Pennsylvania is a great place to explore via ski (when it snows that is). This year, however I’ve

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8 Ideas for “Winter-Fun” Getaways

Like it or not winter is coming, so it’s time to get prepared. My friends and I have started to plan our annual pilgrimage to Lake Placid, for our annual “winter fun” trip. This will be our third year going and honestly I’m in love with the town and area. It’s got everything I look

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5 Ideas for Staying in Shape This Winter

Well, Halloween is over and November is upon us, which in my mind means that we’ve transitioned from fall to winter. I realize that technically November is still fall, but remember, I was raised in NEPA’s higher elevations and usually by the time Thanksgiving’s come around temperatures have dropped and we’ve had a few snowfalls. If I’m

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