Test Post

1st Post with the New Block Editor This is a little confusing at the moment Bullets seemed as good a sample as anything I’m not seeing where the block is, seems like just another slim featured text editor so far I went through the dialog to upload a slider image and type a slider caption.…

Back Country Skiing – Hunter Mountain – March 9, 2018

The recent heavy snowfalls in the Catskills have provided excellent conditions for snow shoeing and skiing. We skied Hunter Mountain to the fire tower via the SprucetonTrail and found deep powder conditions and amazing scenery. It’s March, but better late than never for some true winter conditions. Eastern Outdoor Experiences guides adventures in our region…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Compass

An embarrassing camping moment… With all due respect to Stanley Kubrick, this is a tale about what happened when I failed to follow plan C (for Compass). I was backpacking with my son’s Boy Scout troop in Harriman State Park and it was a beautiful moonlit night in mid-November. Most of the boys were camped…

Friday and Balsam Cap – June 12, 2016

We led a mixed group of Catskill 3500 Club aspirants and ADK members to these two “bushwhack” summits. The day started out quite warm in the morning but got progressively cooler and windier, especially at the summits where temperatures were in the 40’s when we got there.