“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous” -Aristotle Pitchoff Mountain: This is another mountain that is on the Lake Placid 9er Challenge. If you noticed from … Continue reading A Bone Chilling Day: Pitchoff Mountain & Balancing Rocks
“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard The Mountain: I’ve been on this hike a few times now and it never gets … Continue reading Winter Spent Above The Clouds: Catamount Mountain
“They have no thoughts of the morrow. All they are thinking about is how to capture and communicate this experience. An artist is present. And from this stillness comes brilliance.” … Continue reading Behind My Favorite Photos
“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it” Andy Rooney My friend, Adam and I decided to go … Continue reading Becoming a Saranac 6er
“Always plan for the fact that no plan ever goes according to plan” -Simon Sinek
“What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money. We eat … Continue reading 12 Hours in the Wilderness: Haystack, Basin, Saddleback
In my latest trek, my friend Adam and I decided to take on Mount Adams in the Adirondacks. This is part of the fire tower challenge and needless to say, … Continue reading Mount Adams, Fire Tower Series
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Bringing a DSLR camera with me on +10 mile … Continue reading Which Camera Should You Bring On Long Adventures?
“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” -Ansel Adams Throughout my first couple hikes in the Adirondacks, I became fascinated with the … Continue reading Where Did My Photography Journey Begin?
My close friend Cole and I decided the day after Christmas that we’d hike Jay Peak. We knew this mountain had a ridge and desired to climb it since this … Continue reading Jay Peak: A challenging icy ridge
My name is Alex and I’ve become inspired by the outdoors since I was introduced to the Adirondack High Peaks. Although I live in Saratoga Springs, my brother and I … Continue reading About Myself and T & H