Category Archives: Adirondacks

Adirondack Weekend 4th of July 2011

Five years ago I was working in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York State with the Department of Environmental Conservation as what was called a “back country steward”.  Essentially this meant that I spent my workweek in the forested … Continue reading

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20% Discount!

I am offering a 20% discount off the artists profit on my website http://joshua-house.artistwebsites.com/index.html?tab=galleries from now until midnite 11/28 eastern time.  Use  TZBZCC at checkout.  If you’ve any questions or pieces you’ve seen on here that you can’t find on the … Continue reading

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Adirondack Lean-to on Fishbrook Pond VIDEO

As I’ve mentioned in the past I spent a summer backpacking in the Adirondacks while doing site surveys for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  While I did do a great deal of photography (which can be found … Continue reading

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The Death of the Intrepid

A few months ago I wrote a couple of posts telling about the adventures my old Dodge Intrepid and I shared. I’d intended to tell how she died. As I mentioned, when I was working in the Adirondacks the car … Continue reading

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Backpacking Food – a pair of videos staring my Jetboil and even a recipe

People need to eat.  All the more when one is backpacking.  There are many, many good recipes online for cooking over a stove or over a campfire while backpacking, but I’m going to share a pair of videos that show … Continue reading

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Fishbrook Pond Video Tour and some thoughts on bears

Fishbrook Pond is a fair bit higher then the general starting point of Dacy Clearing and well worth the hike.  The weekend I spent up at Fishbrook I saw perhaps another ten or twelve people, but didn’t stay at the … Continue reading

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Should I Review Stuff?

Lots of people review stuff. Some people even use the stuff they review. I’d like to think I’ve got legitimate opinions on the gear I use, but do you all think there’s a need for yet another gear reviewer? I’d … Continue reading

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Adirondack Lean-to Photo Set

Lean-tos are an important part of camping in the Adirondacks and many other parts  of the Eastern United States.  As a shelter, and as a gathering point they have a unique place in the hearts of many campers and backpackers, … Continue reading

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That time I wasn’t arrested for being an ax murderer.

That summer in the Adirondacks led to many opportunities. I climbed the highest peak in the state for the first time since I was 13 or 14. I made friendships that continue to this day even though we’re now spread … Continue reading

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Adirondack Summer

The Intrepid and I spent one summer exposing ourselves to the elements in the Adirondacks off northern New York. This particular job posed a fair bit of risk of the Intrepid and I permanently separated from one another, because I … Continue reading

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