snowshoe trench in snow

Trail Terms: Winter Lingo

Once the cold weather sets in, you’ll start to see and hear these winter trail terms online in forums and social posts. Here’s what they all mean.

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hikers ascending a rocky summit

The New York Wilderness Quiz

Think you know New York’s wilderness? Sure, sure you do…

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two mountain summits

The Hard Catskills Quiz

How well do you know The Catskills? This quiz will tell you.

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View of Slide Mountain

Trail Terms: Mountain Terrain

Trail Terms: a glossary of the most important mountain hiking lingo. This page tackles basic mountain terrain jargon.

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