We weren't in the comfort of Harriman State park in New York anymore. Cooke City is notorious for grizzly bear activity. As we walked through the forest we came across piles of scat bigger than anything the east can offer. Not only gross, but also terrifying. Then we came across some massive claw marks in a couple pine trees. Steve and I looked at each other, and in the eerie silence and fading sunlight realized that there were monsters in these woods that would be very willing to eating us.
It's camping time around here so as you head out on your Midnight Hikes or Backpacking Overnights here are some tips and tricks to keep in mind to roast the world's perfect marshmallow.
Last weekend's convenient placement of July 4th on a Thursday helped many of us secure the ever coveted 4-day weekend - and what an adventure it was!
Leaving New York on Thursday morning, freedom was ours as we drove hours away from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. Yet, Monday morning, here we are, back in the office again.
It's summer and it's hot out. Everyone in New York is painfully aware of this reality. We're sweating on subways, street corners, and unairconditioned apartments. Yet, even though everyone is hot as hell and it's impossible to stop the impending "beads" of heat manifested in liquid form everyone seems to still pretend they aren't sweating.