An Ascent of Horseshoe Gully

Horseshoe Gully is easy to overlook. It is one many gullies on Mount Webster, it isn’t the most challenging climb, it has a frustrating exit via a sustained bushwhack and it sits right next to the always popular Shoestring Gully. However, Horseshoe Gully is a great way to experience the thrill of mountaineering in complete […]

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Mount Tom via the Faulkner Trail

A trip to Woodstock, VT is not complete without an ascent of Mount Tom. The Faulkner Trail will take you straight from downtown to the peak, with panoramic views, in just over 30 minutes at a moderate effort. What’s not to love about that?

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Winter Running Essentials

Winter running can mean snow, cold temperatures and darkness. This is enough to convince many runners to succumb to the monotonous hum of the treadmill but it does not need to be this way! With the right gear and a little determination you can run outside all winter.

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2016 HESCO Bonefrog Challenge Review

  The Bonefrog Challenge is an obstacle course race that is created and managed by actual Navy SEALs. That means that this race is as authentic as you can get. Bonefrog has no gimmicks; just ass kicking challenges. If that is what you are looking for then you will love this event as much as […]

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Tread Labs Stride Insole Review

Here at New England Outside we spend a lot of time on our feet, which means that we are always looking for the best arch support for the long run, hike or any other adventure we go on. Our friends at Tread Labs recently sent us their new Stride insole and it has quickly become […]

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How to carry water for the long run

When it comes to running and hydration you have two choices. You can get dehydrated which can result in death, disaster or at least no chance of a PR or you can stay hydrated and bust out PRs like it’s your job. This means you need to do all of your runs on routes with […]

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What the Seven Sisters Trail Race Means to Me

The Seven Sisters Trail Race means more to me than a race bib, some gnarly hills and a finish line. For me it is an experience that has enabled memories, adventures and life lessons that have shaped who I am. It was my first trail race back in 2000 when I was a 17 year old […]

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The Franconia Ridge might be the perfect hike

The Franconia Ridge Loop hike is perfect in all seasons, the views are unreal and you should do it immediately.  That was the shortest trip report ever; oh you want more convincing? Well ok then! The Franconia Ridge loop will get you to the top of two 4,000-foot peaks, Mount Lincoln (5,089 ft. and Lafayette (5,260 […]

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Adventure Funk and How to Deal With It

You know that feeling when an epic adventure comes to an end? I am talking about that sadness that might come over you when you get off the mountain and you have a pack full of wet gear, your day job and all of the chores of daily life waiting for you. This is perfectly […]

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Gear Review: Julbo Venturi

If you want one pair of sunglasses with lenses that will work on everything from bike rides at dusk to walking on glaciers then look no farther than the Julbo Venturi. These photochromic sunglasses eliminate the need for multiple lenses and they will become your new best friend as soon as you put them on. […]

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