Thru-Hiking the Northville Placid Trail, NY

150ish (heavy “ish”) miles through the remote Adirondack wilderness (Mileage updated as of 2019 including re-routes) 9/13/2019 – 9/21/2019 DAY 1: NORTHVILLE, NY TO WOODS LAKE CAMPSITE #1 (9/13/2019) Mileage: ~14.3 After Brads brother Michael dropped us off at the trail head at waterfront part, Catherine, Kolby, Brad and I excitedly made our way to […]

Find a Hike in Your Area

Looking for a great hike in your area and don’t know where to find one? Look no further…here are some sites we use to get started! Find a Hike: “AllTrails helps people explore the outdoors with the largest collection of detailed, hand-curated trail maps as well as trail reviews and photos crowdsourced from a […]

46Climbs Event Email Archive

(Sorted from most recent to past) September 12, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 6, 2017 August 31, 2017[UNIQID] August 7th, 2017 July 25, 2017 May 22, 2017   April 3, 2017 Hello 46Climbs Team! I hope you are as excited as we are to kick off another year […]

9 Reasons to Support Your Local Mountain Shop

Anyone who has traveled to the mountains, regardless of where, has at least driven by a small, stickered out gear shop. For those who stop, they can testify to the helpfulness of a staff who loves the mountains and all that comes with them. There are plenty of reasons to take the detour to visit […]

Trip Planning: Estimating How Long a Hike Will Take

When planning a hike, one of the most important factors that must be established is approximately how long it will take. This will affect the rest of your planning (pack size, nutrition, water, etc.), but how would one go about estimating this? The Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) White Mountain Guide has a formula used for […]

10 Easy Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping is not for the faint-hearted, yet sometimes you’ll find it required for longer backcountry excursions.  It is also crucial to those who frequently find themselves in the mountains and lack the budget for the comforts of a warm hotel room bed every outing. Here are a few tips to keep you comfortable on […]

10 Reasons to Join a College Outing Club

There is absolutely nothing like a student-run outing club. These clubs exist purely for the joy of sport and community; not some elective people take to fill a credit. After you have narrowed down your choices of schools based on your future career interest, check to make sure your college has an outing club. If […]

Backpacking the Triple Crown in 252 Days

On February 5th, 2016 Jeffery “Legend” Garmire (25) began a journey to complete the Triple Crown of backpacking in one calendar year. The Triple Crown (TC) includes the three longest trails in the United States: The Appalachian Trail (~2,184 miles), the Pacific Crest Trail (~2,654 miles), and the Continental Divide Trail (~3,100 miles). Since 1994, the ALDHA-West has recognized […]