Archive for August, 2010

August 31st, 2010 | By:  Ben | 4 Comments

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Kate and I finished our summer jobs last week, so it’s time for a road trip! We packed up Kate’s car with rock climbing gear, mountain bikes, camping gear, and, of course, rock skis and left Hanover Saturday evening heading West. By the time we got to the Buffalo, NY area, ... ...Read more

TR: Golden Hour Rock Climbing in the PNW
August 29th, 2010 | By:  Allen

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We have had our fair share of failed rock climbing attempts since moving to the PNW. There have been problems finding the trailhead, issues getting going in time, and one day we basically got burned off the rock by scorching heat. It was a great releif to have a day ... ...Read more

TR: Crisp Air and Warm Water – Raquette Releases!
August 23rd, 2010 | By:  Ben

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With natural water hard to find in this dry august, we drove to the Adirondacks to run the Raquette River during a recreational dam release. It doesn't get much better than running great class V with warm water on a crisp fall-y day! Click on the picture to read more!

SPA Trip #14: Vermont Gorge-yoneering
August 22nd, 2010 | By:  Greg | 8 Comments

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Keeping with Ben's theme of water sports that go down stream, here's something you can do in Vermont when the river gauges aren't checking in high enough for kayaking: canyoneering! Admittedly this isn't the sport people think of when their minds turn to Vermont. Nonetheless there are many sharp gorges ... ...Read more

TR: Afterwork Vermont Whitewater Adventure
August 18th, 2010 | By:  Ben

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Long summer days mean plenty of time for afterwork adventuring. With more thunderstorms sweeping through the area, we got in a few daylight-stretching missions. Nick and I explored two new rivers, Joe's Brook and the Roaring Branch, and got more runs down the perennial favorite, the New Haven Ledges. Click on ... ...Read more

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