Adventure

Dog: Days of Adventure

The bond between canine and human has inspired countless classic tales: Lassie and Timmy, Rin Tin Tin and Rusty, Old Yeller and Travis. The wild spaces of the Northeast provide a substantial stage for such partnerships to thrive. We spoke with a few of our favorite outdoor enthusiast duos to…

A Test of Time

Could the record for New Hampshire’s burliest trail run—the AMC White Mountain Hut Traverse—have been set in 1963?

The Maine Coast, Revisited

Paddling With Alice’s Awesome Adventures in Brunswick, Maine Story and photos by Gretchen Braulick For some reason, when at a crossroads, I’m always called back to the same places. I thought this was an issue at first – the issue being that I’m constantly trying to travel back to places…

All in One: The White Mountain Direttissima

In a pioneering run of New Hampshire’s tallest peaks, Andrew Drummond set a fastest time and a standard for style. By Ian Ferguson Cover photo by Joe Klementovich The light of Andrew Drummond’s headlamp bounced off the bearded trees and jumbled boulders of Kilkenny Ridge Trail, an endless maze of…

A Park in the Rough

The beauty of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is that it hasn’t been developed yet. By Ryan Wichelns Photos by Lauren Danilek It was well after dark as my Jeep bumped restlessly down the logging roads of the Maine backwoods. Out ahead of me, my high beams struggled…

Welcome to Newfoundland

By Olivier Dion and Thomas Thiery. Follow them at estski.ca (Translated from the French) In the imagination of many backcountry skiers, Newfoundland’s West Coast remains a mythical place. Many know there is as much skiable terrain as in Gaspésie and the snow is abundant, but few have skied there. Newfoundland…

Haynes on Everest: Part VII

A crew of New Englanders led by Paul Giorgio went to Everest in the spring of 2016 to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes was there to assist in…

ADK Adventure Climbs

By Kevin MacKenzie Winter mountaineering in the Adirondacks is rugged and thrilling. Step off the maintained trails and you have a plethora of options, whether you’re bushwhacking, technical ice climbing or climbing the mega-slides of the High Peaks. Most people consider the Gothics’ North Face to be the classic Adirondack…

Majka Burhardt, Adventure Philanthropist

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Gabe Rogel From African alpine jungles to frozen waterfalls in New England, climber Majka Burhardt is comfortable on any vertical terrain. Now she’s using her skills to protect an ecosystem and the people who depend on it. Majka Burhardt was in her element leading an…

Mushing Québec

“The problem is ahhh…how do you say…we don’t have enough…ahhh… tour guides. You will have to go alone.” The head guide said this to me in his French Canadian accent. The funny thing about saying, “How do you say,” is that it’s almost always followed up with the exactly what…