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French Louie and the Adirondack Spirit

<i>By Matt Koester</i><p>Most out-of-parkers might not recognize the foundational tale of the great French Louie. For those who frequent the Fulton Chain, his …

22 Overwhelmingly Beautiful Photos Of The Adirondacks

Because the highest point in New York State IS NOT a skyscraper.

Hiking

American paintings Adirondacks | Glamping New York

You may have heard of “glamping,” a trendy way for the glitterati to experience the wilderness without sacrificing any of the luxuries of a 5-star …

Autumn Camping in the Adirondacks

New York’s Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain region offers abundant fall color, fun special events and plenty of recreational opportunities<p><b>In the</b> …

Hiking

New York: Dwellers of the Deep

See how we’re working to secure the future of lake trout and cold deep lakes in the Adirondacks.<p>Since the retreat of the glaciers 10,000 years ago, …

Conservation

Enjoy A Perfect Day at Lake Placid, Adirondacks NY #PerfectDayADK

<i>I am an ambassador for Lake Placid’s Come Play in the Snow Campaign. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my</i> …

Hiking

A Modern Retreat in the Adirondacks

Originally built in 1961, this 44-room hotel endured a remodel in the 1980s and then was left sitting vacant for a number of years. Tag Collective …

Kayaking

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

Backpacking

Underrated national parks in the US

Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate rainforests in one place, look no further than Washington’s North …

National Parks

3 Knife Skills To Know When Camping

A good sharp knife is undoubtedly necessary when entering any type of wilderness setting but even more so when you plan to camp overnight. Whether …

12 Tips for Packing a Backpack (video) - ODU Magazine-North America's #1 Digital Fishing Magazine

Fishing

The Essential Camping Guide

May 18, 2014 Comments (0) Camping & Hiking, How To<p>Camping 101 – The Essential Camping Guide<p>There’s a special place in my heart when it comes to the …

National Parks

Kayaking adventure on Lake Superior with Leigh McAdam

onOctober 26, 2011 in Adventure travel, camping, Kayaking<p><b>Lake Superior, also known as Gitchee Gumee, has long been one of my favorite bodies of</b> …

How to choose a campsite – 7 tips for beginners to camping

Campsite selection can make or break the success of your camping trip.<br>Probably, anyone who has camped regularly, has picked a not-so-ideal …

Camping

Meet America’s Newest National Parks

Good news for anyone who loves high-heart-rate recreation, brilliant scenery, and a little bit of history—The National Park Service is starting 2015 off by establishing seven new national parks in eight different states and the District of Columbia. They include a supervolcano popular with …

National Parks

Get ready to camp: Three ways to experience Algonquin

When I was young, I thought modern camping conveniences were contrary to the spirit of the wilderness. On our annual trips to Algonquin Park, my friends and I lugged heavy packs on endless portages, charred our pots over an open fire and slept padless with gnarled roots and sharp bits of Canadian …

Winter Fire Building Practice Trip

Winter Fire in a Snow PitThis trip was motivated by an accident report I read about in <i>Appalachia Magazine</i> where the victim couldn’t get a fire …

Camping

This Super Simple Pasta Dish Is The Ultimate Bowl Of Comfort

<i>By sdebrango</i><p>For a quick weeknight dinner, I took an idea from my childhood and put my own spin on it: pasta of your choice (I used linguine) with …

Ricotta

5 Healthy, Creative Takes On Chicken Recipes!

There's no doubt that chicken is a bodybuilding staple. Whether it's paired with rice, broccoli, or the ever-complex sweet potato, this prime piece …

Cooking

Fettuccine with Roasted Garlic Sauce Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Fresh fettuccine pasta tossed in a sweet caramelized roasted garlic and rosemary …

Customize Your Backpacking Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why? Because it sets your organ systems running and generates the energy in the body necessary[Read …

Backpacking

An Interview with the Folks Behind Current Swell Coffee

February 11, 2015 coffeethird wave coffee shopthird wave coffee<p>Once upon a time, former JJ Bean manager Miko Sarmiento and his wife Angeli decided to …

Coffee

Molecular gastronomy: Better cooking through biophysics

The study of the physical and chemical processes that occur during food preparation and consumption is being perfected to an art form -- with …