Hiking

In search of paths less traveled

The August 21 issue of New York Outdoor News has news story by Jane Anderson in which she reports on the amount of traffic and congestion at popular hiking trailheads. I took the accompanying photo with that article this past spring following a morning turkey hunt on some private land nearby in the Lake George region of the Adirondacks. After…

Snowshoers and fat-bikers rejoice this winter

The main event in the Northland Fat Bike Rally begins with a mass start on Lake Bemidji and then heads into Lake Bemidji State Park. (exploreminnesota.com)The beauty of snowshoeing is you don’t need groomed trails to ‘shoe in what has become a snowy winter of record proportions in parts of the North Country. In fact, breaking your own trail in…