Camping on our own private island on an unseasonably warm autumn day during peak foliage instantly became our all-time favorite camping trip. Indian Lake Islands, Adirondacks. Prints Available.
One of the best things about owning a canoe? Still being able to explore the wilderness when you bust your ankle. A morning paddle took me out to a rocky little island in the middle of a calm pond, where I thankfully was able to hobble around enough to find this little clutch of grassContinue reading “Photo of the Week”
A beautiful sunset reflects in a placid pond during a backcountry canoe camping trip in the Adirondacks. Prints Available.
While out for a sunrise paddle, a beaver had the same idea and swam right in from of us on its search for breakfast. Adirondack Mountains, New York. Prints Available.
This article along with others written by me can be found at EMS As temperatures rise and the days grow longer, the bountiful lakes, ponds and rivers of the Adirondacks transform from their solid winter state of ice back to liquid blue. With most trails, especially those in the High Peaks, a muddy mess inContinue reading “Spring Paddling Destinations in the Adirondacks”
As the days grow longer, the temperature rises, and frozen lakes and ponds return to their liquid state, the serene waters of the Adirondack Mountains beckon the outdoor adventurer to stow away their snowshoes and skis and break out a canoe or kayak for long sunny days of aquatic exploration. Home to over 3,000 lakesContinue reading “Paddling Guide to Follensby Clear Pond”
Autumn is upon us, and the vast hardwood forests of the Northeast are putting on their annual show that rivals any natural spectacle in the world. While the fall season has always been a popular time for hikers and roadside tourists alike to get out and explore, larger crowds than usual are expected this fallContinue reading “Escape the Leaf-Peeping Crowds by Boat and Boot at Indian Lake”
Over the past few years, much of my free time has been spent exploring and photographing the Adirondack Mountains, and until recently, summer was by far been my least favorite time of year for photography. Lacking the bright colors and moody fog of autumn and the austere beauty of winter, I rather foolishly had convincedContinue reading “Special Indeed”