United States

Video guides/tours of Hiking and camping trails in the United States. A great way for you to check out great backpacking trails and campsites ahead of time.

Mohonk Mountain Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze

Join us as we hike through the Labyrinth & experience the Lemon Squeeze at Mohonk Mountain A little over an hour from the sky scrapers of NYC and awaits a great day hike around Mohonk Mountain (Shawangunk).  Sitting in the middle of a vast estate, the Mohonk Mountain House is surrounded by hiking trails.  While…

Long Path Hiking Trail

Lake Skanatati

Less than an hour from the sky scrapers of NYC and sitting in the shadow of the infamous Bear Mountain lies the rest of Harriman State Park.  On this journey, I set out to find the Pine Swamp Mine but my hiking journey took an unexpected turn.  Join me as I search for Pine Swamp…

Breakneck Ridge Winter hiking

Rock Scramble

An hour north from the skyscrapers of New York City, join me as I backpack one of the best hiking loops in the United States overlooking the scenic Hudson Valley River near Cold Spring, NY.  The snowy rocky cliffs and steep ascents prove challenging but extremely rewarding during this winter time hike.  Travel with me…

Indoor Camping

Indoor Camping

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Anthony’s Nose trail

Bear Bountain bridge

30 Minutes North of New York City, lies the quick but enjoyable hiking in and out trail known as Anthony’s Nose.  It offers similarly spectacular views to that of Breakneck Ridge and Mount Taurus;  In fact it offers a more sweeping view of the Hudson Valley and directly overlooks the scenic Bear Mountain bridge.  It offers…

Turkey Hill

Summit photo

30 Minutes North of New York City, lies the quick but enjoyable hiking loop known as Turkey Hill near Yorktown, NY. While it does not have the dramatic views that Breakneck Ridge offers, it is also a much less challenging hike which makes it ideal for beginners, young children and those looking seeking a less…

Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge

Palm Tree

Named after wildlife photographer Allan Cruickshank, the Cruickshank trail offers exception views of Florida’s marshland.  For birders, this is one of the premier bird observation locations in the entire country.  Countless migratory bird species inhabit this area all year round.  To add some excitement, the American Alligator & Bob cats can also been spotted in this area.  Hiking…

Alander mtn hiking loop Day 2

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Day 2 video below. See Day 1 here. Situated at the corner of 3 states this backpacking adventure takes us into MA, CT & NY all in one overnight adventure.  During our ascent of Mt. Frissell, we’ll cross the highest point in CT.  The Bear Mountain hike in CT has a plaque that states it’s the highest point…

Alander mtn hiking loop Day 1

Trail signs

Situated at the corner of 3 states, this backpacking adventure takes us into MA, CT & NY all in one overnight adventure.  During our ascent of Mt. Frissell, we’ll cross the highest point in CT.  The Bear Mountain hike in CT has a plaque that states it’s the highest point but it was latter discovered…

Mt Taurus to Breakneck Ridge day hike

Forest hiking trail

Overlooking the Lower Hudson River, Mt Taurus (AKA Bull Hill) offers some great views of the Hudson Valley & surrounding area including the village of Cold Spring.  It offers a good day hike challenge while not being overly difficult or technically challenging. While enjoying an excellent fall hike on the generously wide trails that the…