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Wayne Murphy
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Check Out Crazy Video Footage from The Summit of Whiteface Mountain in June

You would think by the time June rolls around the temperatures would be warmer across the state. At the summit of Whiteface Mountain that is not the case. A Central New York family made the almost 5,000 foot journey to the peak of the mountain and what they felt and (didn't) see when they got up there was unbelievable.

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Lon Edwards/Townsquare Media
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Explore The Adirondacks, Don’t Spend A Fortune

I absolutely love this time of year.  Not too hot, not too cold.  Cool nights make a great excuse for a campfire.  Hiking in the mountains, breathing the fresh air, enjoying the sounds and sights of nature.  What could be better?  

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Lon Edwards/Townsquare Media
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Avoid Hiking On Some Adirondack Trails

Looking around the Utica area, it would seem as though winter has completely left us, however, we must remember that in the Adirondacks, especially the higher elevations, winter is actually still alive and well.  

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Paul Gilham/Getty Images for Reebok
Paul Gilham/Getty Images for Reebok
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3 Of The Most Haunted Hikes In Central New York

There are plenty amazing hiking options all across Central New York. How many of these options offer a ghostly visitor or two? Here's 3 of the most haunted hikes across Central New York.

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BBC News/YouTube
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Top Ghost Towns You Can Still Visit In New York

Are you a fan of urban decay photography? For those that don't know what that is, it's defined as photography that shows photos of abandoned buildings, malls, and homes. Here in New York, you're able to tour a lot of these settings through many ghost towns. Here's the top ones to check out across the state. 

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Archie McFly, TSM
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Could You Camp Out At All 340 NYS Backcountry Shelters?

The State of New York Has the biggest National Park in the U.S. with the Adirondack State Park, but did you know that across the state wilderness are hundreds of backcountry shelters for public use?

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Hiking Safety Tips — 7 Ways to Enjoy a Safe, Healthy Hike This Summer

Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.

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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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Top 7 Weather-Proof Hiking Boots for the Winter Adventurer

Hiking boots are making a comeback, but still too many people wear the wrong foot attire for the winter (Hint: UGG boots aren't proper snow shoes, ladies). If

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Garmin, llbean.com / Carl Pettit / Bushnell, Amazon.com
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6 Hardcore GPS Units That Can Take a Beating, No Matter the Weather

If you’re trekking out into the woods or the mountains this winter season, a durable and reliable GPS unit is just the thing to ensure you find your way home. We'r

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An Inexpensive Day Trip

This past week I got to enjoy some of the Central New York favorite Summertime destinations.  A great place we were told about was Bald Mountain just north of Old Forge...

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