Michael MartineauExplorer

  • Kayaking the Nissequogue River

    Starting on the banks of Nissequogue River State Park, this 6 mile journey makes you feel like you’re cruising down river in the south, when you’re really on Long Island. I really suggest going as high tide is rolling in as there can be some shall...

  • Deep Water Solo at The Palisades on Lake Champlain

    Free soloing gets a lot of hype in the climbing world. No surprise, you're putting your life at risk basically. But, as climbers haven't you wanted to experience free soloing? You can, and you can take away some of the risk/death aspects of it by ...

  • Hike Mt. Wittenberg

    Looking for a great day hike in the Catskill region of NY? Then you should definitely look into and consider tackling Mt. Wittenberg then. A challenging climb up but a very rewarding summit view.Starting at Woodland Valley Campgrounds visitor regi...

  • Rock Climb Owl's Head Mountain

    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. The height of the wall is on the smaller side, I'd say somewhere around 50-55 feet. The view and rock qua...

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

    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. This trail climbs pretty steadily but take note that as you hike up the cl...

  • Hike Rooster Comb Mountain

    Take in two unique views of the Adirondacks on one hike. Rooster Comb offers a great 5.2 mile round trip hike that gives you some unique vantage points. Starting from the parking lot you cross over a nice wooden bridge to the trail registry. Remem...

    5.2 miles 1795 ft gain

  • Camp at Woodland Valley

    If you are looking for a great campground up in the Catskill Mountains of New York then you definitely have to check out Woodland Valley Campgrounds. Located about 2 hours north of New York City, it is the perfect place to go to get off the grid. ...

  • Spend the day at Peekamoose Blue Hole

    If you have been hiking in the Catskill Mountains of NY then there is no better place to cool off then at the Peekamoose Blue Hole. Rondout Creek flows through an opening rock gap into a very large and deep pool. This pool is surrounded by a numbe...

  • Hike Up Cascade Mountain

    For those looking to start their quest to complete the 46 High Peaks in the Adirondacks, Cascade Mountain offers a great entry hike that will help you get a feel of what the others will be like. With climbing 1,940' in 2.4 miles there are some ste...

    4.8 miles 1940 ft gain

  • Camp Along The Delaware River in Pond Eddy

    Located 1 hour and 45 minutes from NYC sits the small town of Pond Eddy, NY. A perfect area for those looking to unplug for a weekend, hang out on the river, and enjoy some great views. Spend the day floating down the Delaware River in a canoe, ka...