Hiking Mount Toby and Roaring Mountain

Last Father's Day, my dad and I were supposed to hike Monument Mountain, but my tibia had other ideas. This year, I am barely running and thus uninjured, so we planned a trip a bit closer to (his) home – Mount Toby in Sunderland, Mass. Sunderland is about 30 miles north of Longmeadow, just off… Continue reading Hiking Mount Toby and Roaring Mountain

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Hiking Spruce Mountain (Plus Visiting Lester Park)

On Friday, the plan was to wake up in the Adirondacks (I got here on Thursday morning around 8am and then worked remotely all day) and lay low until we had to head up to North Creek for our reservations for rail biking at Revolution Rail. But I hadn't run all week, and barely ran… Continue reading Hiking Spruce Mountain (Plus Visiting Lester Park)