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Highland Wanderer: Walking in a Winter Wonderland

As I sit here writing it’s November 28th. Several days past the Thanksgiving feast but still a couple of days before the beginning of December. And a day that, like the ghost of my California Christmases past, I’m sitting in shirtsleeves in 60º weather. This, of course, does not keep me from dreaming of what […]

Ramble Down the River

Hudson River Valley Ramble Kicks off its Seventh Year by Jennifer Sipple This year’s Hudson Valley Ramble is about to take place with over 160 guided walking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing and biking experiences which highlight the Hudson’s river valley and estuary.  With a wide variety of events, the Hudson Valley Ramble offers something to just […]

Qajaqs On Muhheakunnuk (Kayaks On The Hudson River)

by Mark Price The Hudson River has many secrets to reveal. Both the river and its tributaries are steeped in beautiful places, explored and discovered best by kayak. With the surge in popularity of paddle sports over the last few years and a increased desire to enjoy the Hudson Valley’s outdoor activities many more people […]

Highland Wanderer: Adriatic Sea Expedition

by Ray Fusco & Shane Braddock Shane Braddock is an Australian of Croatian descent and he would be my partner on the first ever unsupported crossing of the Adriatic Sea by kayak.  Our friendship stems back several years ago when Shane and I guided sea kayak trips together in the New York harbor.  I had […]

Highland Wanderer: Sweep the River Clean

Scenic Hudson’s 9th Annual River Sweep Sets its Sights on Beacon and Beyond On April 22nd, Scenic Hudson will kick off their 9th annual Great River Sweep, a nine-day event that brings thousands of people together—from Manhattan to the Hudson headwaters in the Adirondacks—in an effort to clean up the Hudson River and its tributaries. […]

Highland Wanderer: Gateway to Mount Beacon Park

The holidays typically lead to a great deal of indoor business and frivolity with very little in the way of outdoor recreation. With time of the essence, but a breath of fresh air essential, Scenic Hudson’s Gateway to Mount Beacon Park is the perfect solution for a quick hike. Enough to get the blood flowing […]

Highland Wanderer: West Hudson: Stillman/Bluebird Loop

If the rainstorms of the last weeks of fall haven’t completely knocked the leaves from the trees, the end of October into the second week of November can prove to be a glorious time to enjoy the final burst of fall color. These West Hudson trails feature grand north/south views of the river, a secret […]

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