Tag Archives: Long Path

Schenectady & Albany County High Points – #14 and #15

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Two county high points were both within two and a half hour’s drive, and just 40 minutes apart from one another in the northern reaches of the mid-Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Setting out from my … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Huntersfield Mountain

Friday, August 5, 2016 On paper, the summit hike of Huntersfield Mountain seemed fairly straightforward, and not especially arduous. As the Schoharie County high point, I knew I’d be traveling to the northwestern section of the Catskills – near Prattsville, … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Softness Underfoot: A Run Up The Long Path

February 5, 2012 As I look at back at my running log, I have to go back all the way to November to find an entry wherein I ran in my trail running shoes.  This isn’t an indication of any … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

North Face Endurance Challenge: Trailing My First 50K

One of the biggest difficulties in the area of ultrarunning seems to be getting agreement on how to define the term.  There are at least two camps on this subject, and the concepts that are part of the greater discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Meeting Up” For North Face Training

As much as I’ve always advocated trail running as a place to find inner peace and solitude, I would never go so far as to say that running with others and ‘peace and solitude’ are mutually exclusive.  In fact, one … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A Few Loose Middles and Ends (Day 31)

November 16, 2010 The weather today was not my friend as I arose and contemplated my run into the woods.   It was cold and rainy, and there’s nothing like a cold November rain to dispirit even the most spirited of … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Green Day, and no, not the band (Day 26)

October 29, 2010 Today was the 100th anniversary of W. Averell Harriman deeding land to the State of New York for the creation of Harriman State Park. Yes, on October 29, 1910, a check in the amount of $ 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Trail Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment