Tag Archives: Winter hiking

A Closer Look at Snow Fleas

By Hope Rogers, Trail Walker Contributor On a bright winter day, have you ever noticed what look like specks of dark soot in the snow, especially at the base of trees? And then, upon closer inspection, the “specks” are crawling … Continue reading

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Where There’s a Hearth, There’s Mirth

By Gary Willick, Fulfillment Specialist As an adult, I discovered that most of the people I had known in my hometown of Teaneck, NJ, had moved away; I myself had moved to Closter, NJ. When visiting my parents and the … Continue reading

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A Snowshoeing Revival in Phoenicia

By Jeff Senterman, Regional Programs Manager and Catskills Program Coordinator Everyone knows that in winter, skiing and snowboarding reign supreme in the Catskills. But what about those people who like a slower pace and want to enjoy the outdoors in … Continue reading

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Winter Hiking Discussion on WIOX’s “All Things Local” with Trail Conference’s Catskills Staff

By Jeff Senterman, Senior Program Manager and Catskill Conservation Corps Director On January 13th at 6pm join the Trail Conference’s Catskills staff on air during WIOX’s “All Things Local!”  We’ll be discussing best practices of winter hiking & backpacking, winter safety & … Continue reading

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