This Summer’s Must-Visit Campsite – The Outdoor Women

It’s that time of year again- the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the sun is beaming, hinting that summer is well...

Wildland Ethics – Use Fire Responsibly – The Outdoor Women

The use of campfires in the backcountry was once a necessity and is now steeped in history and tradition. This tradition is so entrenched...

Avoid fragile areas – The Outdoor Women

Though the Northeast’s forests are very productive and vegetation seems vigorous and plentiful, damage to plants due to backcountry recreation is a widespread and...

Camp and Travel:In Popular Areas part 2 – The Outdoor Women

Arrive at your destination with time and energy to set up a good camp. If your intended destination is full, you can use the...

Camp organization and cleanliness – The Outdoor Women

Camp organization and cleanliness take on heightened significance in bear country. The primary concern here is safety, both for the visitor and the bear....

In Remote Areas, Spread Use – The Outdoor Women

Remote or pristine areas, often referred to as being “off-trail,” are typically seldom visited and show little sign of human use. The Northeast’s extensive...

Minimize Use and Impact of Fires Part 2 – The Outdoor Women

Selecting a Leave No Trace fire site. At established sites, use existing fire rings. These help concentrate the impact associated with fires and keep...

The Adirondack Council – The Outdoor Women

In the next century, this Park could be preserved forever. It could remain a magnificent natural sanctuary within a day’s drive of 70 million...

How To Prepare for Your Camping Trip – The Outdoor Women

Camping is a great way to unwind from a crazy work schedule and spend time out in nature. However, camping can be a miserable...

How to Survive a Camping Trip in 2015 – The Outdoor Women

In today’s digitally-minded, technologically advanced world, the irresistible need to get out of the home, office or city is something we can all attest...