Michael MartineauExplorer

Deep Water Solo at The Palisades on Lake Champlain

Essex, New York

Free soloing gets a lot of hype in the climbing world. No surprise, you're putting your life at risk basically.

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Rock Climb Owl's Head Mountain

Keene, New York

Owls Head Mountain is a hot spot when it comes to hiking. For climbers, it's a great crag to hone in your skills and practice moving fluidly.

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Snowshoe to Mount Colden

Lake Placid, New York

The hike begins at the large parking area for the Heart Lake Program Center.  Parking here is $5.00 for Adirondack Club members or $10.00 non-members.

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Hike to Huckleberry Point

Elka Park, New York

This is a 4.5 mile hike that is great for hikers of all skill levels. Because it is short and not overly difficult, beginners will enjoy this hike.

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Rock Climb in Lambs Knoll

Virgin, Utah

If you're a rock climber, then chances are you've got Zion National Park on your list of to do's, or must go back. The beautiful sandstone just keeps calling you back and asking you to climb more.

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Boulder & Free Climb off the Blue Trail In Sleeping Giant SP

Hamden, Connecticut

Sleeping Giant State Park does not just have great hiking, it also has great climbing and bouldering. Pick up the blue trail starting at the backside of the visitor center.

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Night Photography at Mesa Arch

Moab, Utah

From the parking lot, the hike is a .6 mile loop (20-30 min hike round trip). It took 10 minutes to get to the Arch.

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Hike Cassidy Arch

Torrey, Utah

Follow the scenic road just past the Fruita Campground to the first dirt road on the left.

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Catch a Sunset at Green River Overlook

Moab, Utah

Turn right on Highway 313 after Mesa Arch Trailhead and follow the road past Willow Flat Campground to Green River Overlook. Park at the parking lot. Climb over the railing onto the rock edge.

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Photograph the Milky Way at North Window Arch

Moab, Utah

Arches National Park is a must see for all photographers, but especially for astrophotography.

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Short Hike to Double Arch

Moab, Utah

The hike to Double Arch is a relatively flat and easy hike of 0.5 miles roundtrip. You can add this to the rest of the quick spots you may want to visit on your visit to Arches.

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Hike and Shoot Delicate Arch

Grand County, Utah

I headed out to the trailhead because I really wanted to shoot the super moon with the Delicate Arch. It was absolutely fantastic, especially during such a full moon.

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Quick Hike to Mesa Arch

Moab, Utah

This is an easy 0.6 mile loop. The hike takes you out to Mesa Arch, which is one of the most famous structures of Canyonlands National Park.

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Hike to Navajo Arch

Grand County, Utah

In order to get to Navajo Arch, you will have to hike through Devils Garden Trailhead. The hike is relatively easy until you pass Landscape Arch.

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Hike to Double O Arch

Grand County, Utah

Starting at the Devils Garden Trailhead, this 4.2 mile looped moderate hike features flat sandy paths to narrow sandstone slabs with narrow ledges.

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Hike Devils Garden Primitive Loop in Arches

Grand County, Utah

This adventure begins at Devils Garden, which is a hotspot in Arches National Park.

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Hike to Partition Arch

Grand County, Utah

Hiking to Partition Arch begins at Devils Garden Trailhead which is at the end of the 16 mile Arches Scenic Drive road.

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Hike Navajo Loop and Queens Garden Trail

Bryce, Utah

There are many many trails that explore the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon and this is just one option of a combination of trails that is about 3.5 miles.

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Hike the Fairyland Loop Trail at Bryce Canyon NP

Bryce, Utah

Let's face it: Bryce Canyon National Park is stunning. Its remarkable and unique hoodoos bring people from all over the world, and lots of them.

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Hike Angels Landing, Zion NP

Hurricane, Utah

Angels Landing has long been one of my favorite national parks hikes.  The hike is thrilling, extremely photogenic, and appeals to those who enjoy exchanging leg power for views.

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Hike the Narrows, Zion NP

Springdale, Utah

Hiking the narrows in Zion National Park is one of my favorite hikes and something I return for almost every year, I can still remember my first visit as a kid.

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Camp on Giant Ledge

Big Indian, New York

Giant Ledge is a great hike in the Catskills if you are looking for something short, with incredible views, and camping options.

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Photograph the NYC Skyline from JFK Boulevard East

Weehawken, New Jersey

The Big Apple. NYC has arguably the best skyline in the world.

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Hike Le Centenaire in Parc National du Mont-Tremblant

Lac-Supérieur, Canada

What a beautiful hike through the Parc National du Mont-Tremblant wilderness. The trail was created in 1995 to celebrate parks 100th  anniversary.

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