Crane Mountain

Guidebook author lures her hiking-averse brother up one of the southern Adirondacks’ most scenic mountains. By Lisa Densmore Ballard My brother, Wayne, claimed he was allergic to hiking. A decade ago, I coaxed him into climbing modest Baker Mountain … [Read more...] about Crane Mountain

Oregon Trail

Nature photographer finds much beauty during a short hike on the Oregon Trail. By Gerry Lemmo My wife Lynne and I pulled into the small parking area on a mild morning in June. We had been here before to hike to Cod Pond in the … [Read more...] about Oregon Trail