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An Upstate New York publication dedicated to exploring the connection between humankind and the outdoors — a bond strained throughout the past century and strengthened by a pandemic.


Personal journeys that prioritize the elements and inclusivity.

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BLK in the ADK

Your Guide to Hiking Upstate New York

Take Me to the River

Fresh Air

The intersection of outdoors and mental health.

The Wilderness Pill


Pursuits that keep nature close and celebrate a green lifestyle.

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Welcome to The Spot

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Hot on the Rail Trail

Grown & Gathered

Invitations to get your hands dirty and consume the earth’s bounty.

The Grape Outdoors

The Power of Dirt

Meet the Hops Hunters

Erie Canal's Missing Trees