Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews Blog

Local Trails: Cockaponset State Forest – Chester

Last month my trusty and ever faithful companion Cinnamon and I hiked Millers Pond State Park and the northern portion of the expansive Cockaponset State Forest. As a follow-up to that adventure, we decided...

Massachusetts Hikes: Mt. Tom

Are you a flatlander from the Connecticut shore looking to do some leg burning in the mountains, but either can’t get up to the high peaks of Vermont or New Hampshire or can’t afford...

Gear Review: The North Face ThermoBall Jacket

Name/Store: Christine  – Denali Wakefield Product tested: Women’s The North Face ThermoBall Jacket Best uses for product: My favorite everything jacket! You can wear it inside like a hoodie. On the town. Shoveling, skiing,...

Local Trails: Pachaug State Forest and Mt. Misery

Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown is the largest State Forest in Connecticut.  It encompasses 24,000 acres.  That equates to about 30 times the size of Devil’s Hopyard State Park! Needless to say, it was...

Local Trails: Hartman Park

Hartman Park is an outstanding piece of property located in Lyme, CT. In actuality, I will be discussing the much bigger park that includes three tracts of land – Hartman, The Walbridge Woodland and...