Western Connecticut or Eastern Europe?

By Gregory Naigles Date: 6/27/15 Location: Kent, Connecticut Difficulty: 3.2   It had to be the right day. After suffering through two long weeks of temperatures in the 80s, I finally found a day where the temperature would be only 70 degrees – perfect. My choice of hiking destination wasn’t too difficult – I figured...

I Return… To the Place Where I Almost Fell Off an Ice Cliff

By Gregory Naigles   Location: Salisbury, Connecticut Difficulty: 3.0   I wanted to find the perfect day for a hike. All last week was insanely hot, and over the weekend and in the first part of this week, it rained. However, I could see that June 3rd would be both sunny and not too hot,...

An Amazing Hike up Windswept Little Jackson Mountain

By Gregory Naigles   Location: Weld, Maine Difficulty: 3.2   I got bored during Senior Week; no more work, graduation preparations haven’t begun yet. Thus, I figured that the natural thing to do was to go hiking. I debated a bit about where to go – I wanted to climb Mt. Abraham (which I will...