Category Archives: Outdoor Article

Winter 2017 Outdoor Retailer Show Day 1

Phunkshun gear

Phunkshun gear

Day 1 of the Winter 2017 Outdoor Retailer Show kicked off with a bang with a rush of media, retailers, and buyers all interested in the newest trends in the outdoor industry.  Check out my thoughts on the new gear at the show.

Outdoor Retailer Winter 2017 All Mountain Demo Day

Winter OR 2017 All Mountain Demo Day

Winter OR 2017 All Mountain Demo Day

I had a great time at Solitude Ski Resort outside of Utah playing with the latest in snowshoes, skis, and winter gear.  Check out my thoughts here.

 

First Annual Holiday Gear Guide

Hello Loyal Readers!  Welcome to our first ever Holiday Gear Guide.  We feature products that we have used over the past several months and some of our favorites from our gear closets.  Check out our reviews of cool new items from Thunberbolt Sportswear, GSI and more.  Click here to read on!

Medoc Trail Races – October 15, 2016 Marathon

The Medoc Trail Races is a cool race series in North Carolina that I had the opportunity to participate in October 15th.  They offer three distances – a 5k, 10 miler, and a marathon.  I chose to run the marathon as a part of my goal to run all 50 states before I turn 50 in May of 2027.  Read on to see how my race went.

Medoc Marathon Course

Medoc Marathon Course

Horn Pond Reservation hiking & more

ARTICLE BY ARNIE P

Glacial rock in Horn Pond Reservation

Glacial rock in Horn Pond Reservation

Horn Pond Reservation hiking & more

Introduction
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I have been coming to Horn Pond Reservation since the late 70’s. My major activities include sailing lessons, trying kayaks, and hiking alone or with groups year around. The hiking varies from flat and easy to steep and strenuous. The ledge part of the mountain may have parts that need rock climbing gear. The other parts of the ledge side of the mountain is a challenge although for only a short distance. A condensed sample of many of the types of trails encountered in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. There is variety in the wet areas to include a bog, marsh, lagoon, stream, and a lake with island and dam.
Horn Pond Reservation is changing both by people and nature. Some of the man-made changes include added protection to prevent accidents, memorials. As usage, increases minor trails appear, and some minor trails go back to nature takes the trail back with growth.  To read more please click here.

Hiking in Harold Parker State Forest

Article By Arnie P

Quarry site in Harold Parker Forest

Quarry site in Harold Parker Forest

Hiking in Harold Parker State Forest

Harold Parker consists of 3,300 acres with more than 35 miles of logging roads and hiking trails. The forest is almost all hardwood, hemlock, and pine. Ten ponds are available for the water enthusiast, using non-motorized boats.  To read more please click here.