What’s in Your First Aid Kit? An Expert Weighs in on COVID-19 Additions
When heading outdoors adventure, it’s important to carry a first aid kit with you at all times. Not only is it one of the ten essentials, it’s also crucial for common injuries and mishaps you may experience. After all, you never know when misfortune may strike. Amid a global pandemic, however, you must also […]
Skiing at Cardigan Lodge!
The Mount Cardigan ski trails in Alexandria, NH are the unsung heroes of backcountry skiing here in the northeast which delivers some classic mountain runs that descend the east side of the Mount Cardigan summit ridge to the AMC’s Cardigan Lodge with a vertical drop of 1,750 feet. There are many different options for all […]
New Hiking Boots? How to Check (and Adjust) the Fit
If you have a new pair of hiking or winter boots, make sure they fit properly. If they don’t, return them immediately for a better fitting alternative. Here’s what to look for. Check the Length First, don whichever socks you expect to wear with your new boots. Next, identify your longer foot (most people have […]
Essential Winter Gear for Northeastern Hikes
Nothing compares to the crisp, clean air of winter and the magnificent view of a snowy landscape. But any trip into the outdoors, even a day hike, requires careful planning and the right gear. Always check the weather and trail conditions and prepare for the worst conditions; make plans with your group’s abilities in mind […]