An Allen Sunrise with Jackson’s Journeys

Adventure partners.  Life warriors.  Best friends.  Jackson's Journeys As many of you know, Jackson underwent major surgery this week.  Bone cancer reared its ugly face smack dab in the middle of their life trail. Jason bravely made the decision to have Jackson's back right leg amputated.  #f@$%cancer Just a detour in their new journey as …

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Mount Marshall: A Lovely Return to Upper Works

A few weeks ago, I attempted to hike Mount Marshall in the Adirondacks.  Unfortunately, I had to abandon my climb due to thunderstorms.  This past Friday, July 22nd, I returned to Upper Works for "Mount Marshall: Take 2." I have left home at around 7 am, and after a 4 hour drive up to Newcomb, …

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A Mountain Playground: The MacIntyre Range

It's not everyday you are blessed with the PERFECT day in the Adirondacks.  I say that with love!  I've hiked 15 high peaks so far and I will tell you that only 3 of the days had beautiful weather.  And this day, was exactly that.  Perfect. In every way.  This is my most cherished hike …

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Hop, Skip and a Jaunt Up to Cascade & Porter

Some days are meant for overcoming challenges and tackling giants.  Other days, like this one, are set before us with no agenda, no plan...just spontaneous fun! Cascade and Porter Mountains are typically the first two suggested when you aspire to become a 46er because they are said to be the "easiest."  Which in hindsight, I …

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Giant and His Wife: High Peak Heaven

Your first high peak climb in the Adirondacks is unforgettable.  It is full of joy, exhilaration, unexpected wonder, and appreciation for life.  Memories are created that will remain with you always. Like a piece of your soul..it becomes part of you forever. It was October...my favorite month of the year.  A beautiful fall October day …

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