Frankly I have mixed experiences using sleds to transport winter camping gear. In the right circumstances a sled offers advantages over backpacking. It easy way to move a lot of gear – up to 18,000 cubic inches and 200+ lbs – more than one can comfortably stash in a backpack. So if you are [...]
From Adirondack Day Hikes: Pine Orchard by Barbara McMartin reprinted in Adirondack Sports and Fitness, June 2000.
“Pine Orchard Trail begins on private land in James Flater’s front yard leads to a knoll with an unusual history. A very old road that traversed the knoll dates back to the early nineteenth century. Parts of [...]
Harvey Road writes a blog focused on skiing in the Adirondacks and activities surrounding North River, NY.
I just found a post written from a past journal entry. It describes a 3 day- 2 night winter solo camping trip taken in the 13th Lake, Garnet Hill, Puffer Pond, Twin Ponds area.
While I [...]
There were a “few” snowflakes in the air as we made a cook fire against this huge boulder. The meal that night was Brats – easy to prepare and no clean-up.
The Sawvivor saw can be seen hanging from the tree. Two thumbs up for the Sawvivor!
Below Mark, Len, Jason, Rob and [...]
I heard a brief line spoken by 4-time Iditarod winner Jeff King that seemed so relevant to winter camping. During one of the Iditarod races there was a lay-over / check points where a lot of the teams were stopping for a brief rest.
Jeff King took a different approach. He re-supplied with food, loaded [...]