Adventure East, Hike

Using our skills in observation, we can identify animals by their tracks most easily in winter when there is snow cover. However, there are other ways to see animals as well. Middens, debris left behind from eating, fur and feathers, seed pods, bark and twigs, droppings and urine markings, and other telltale signs are sure […]

Adventure East, Hike

Winter is a beautiful time to enjoy a walk in the woods and you don’t need to be an expert to don a pair of snowshoes or micro spikes to make the experience an enjoyable one. We’ll help you gear up and take your first steps in our equipment making it possible to walk on […]

Adventure East, Paddling Trip

Enjoy a low-key afternoon paddle on the Connecticut River with us. This is a gentle loop from the Sunderland Boat Ramp access around Sunderland Islands Wildlife Management Area - First Island and Second Island. This excursion is a good introduction to upstream paddling and exploring a mid-river island where there are nesting bald eagles. The […]

Adventure East, Hike

We look forward to exploring one of the most dramatic and scenic geologic areas in Massachusetts, the Chesterfield Gorge. Join us for a hike along the Westfield River, which has carved these stunning rock formations over thousands of years. We will pass remnants of a bridge destroyed by a flood in 1835 and traverse the […]

Adventure East, Ski Tour

Berkshire East Mountain Resort 66 Thunder Mountain Road, Charlemont, MA

This is a three-hour group lesson in ski touring. We will be traveling uphill so we can then ski back down! We will cover the following topics: Putting skins on your skis Skinning technique Making turns going uphill Transitioning from uphill mode to downhill mode Removing, folding and storing your skins This is not a […]

Adventure East, Hike

Winter is a beautiful time to enjoy a walk in the woods and you don’t need to be an expert to don a pair of snowshoes or micro spikes to make the experience an enjoyable one. We’ll help you gear up and take your first steps in our equipment making it possible to walk on […]

Adventure East, Ski Tour

This is a three-hour group lesson in backcountry skiing. We will be traveling uphill so we can then ski back down! We will cover the following topics: Putting skins on your skis Skinning technique Making turns going uphill Transitioning from uphill mode to downhill mode Removing, folding and storing your skins This is not a […]

Adventure East, Hike

This is an intermediate hike for those with some experience with snowshoes and micro spikes. If you're a beginner hiker, we recommend starting with one of our mindful winter walks to gain some experience first. Starting at the Sanctuary entrance we will hike out to High Ledges and enjoy the spectacular views of the Deerfield […]

Adventure East, Hike

Using our skills in observation, we can identify animals by their tracks most easily in winter when there is snow cover. However, there are other ways to see animals as well. Middens, debris left behind from eating, fur and feathers, seed pods, bark and twigs, droppings and urine markings, and other telltale signs are sure […]

Adventure East, Hike

Winter is a beautiful time to enjoy a walk in the woods and you don’t need to be an expert to don a pair of snowshoes or micro spikes to make the experience an enjoyable one. We’ll help you gear up and take your first steps in our equipment, making it possible to walk on […]

Adventure East, Hike

This is an intermediate hike for those with some experience with snowshoes and micro spikes. If you're a beginner hiker, we recommend starting with one of our mindful winter walks to gain some experience first. Starting at the Sanctuary entrance we will hike out to High Ledges and enjoy the spectacular views of the Deerfield […]

Adventure East, Hike

Winter is a beautiful time to enjoy a walk in the woods and you don’t need to be an expert to don a pair of snowshoes or micro spikes to make the experience an enjoyable one. We’ll help you gear up and take your first steps in our equipment making it possible to walk on […]

Adventure East, Ski Tour

This is a three-hour group lesson in backcountry skiing. We will be traveling uphill so we can then ski back down! We will cover the following topics: Putting skins on your skis Skinning technique Making turns going uphill Transitioning from uphill mode to downhill mode Removing, folding and storing your skins This is not a […]

Adventure East, Hike

We look forward to exploring one of the most dramatic and scenic geologic areas in Massachusetts, the Chesterfield Gorge. Join us for a hike along the Westfield River, which has carved these stunning rock formations over thousands of years. We will pass remnants of a bridge destroyed by a flood in 1835 and traverse the […]

Adventure East, Hike

Using our skills in observation, we can identify animals by their tracks most easily in winter when there is snow cover. However, there are other ways to see animals as well. Middens, debris left behind from eating, fur and feathers, seed pods, bark and twigs, droppings and urine markings, and other telltale signs are sure […]

Adventure East, Ski Tour

Berkshire East Mountain Resort 66 Thunder Mountain Road, Charlemont, MA

This is a three-hour group lesson in ski touring. We will be traveling uphill so we can then ski back down! We will cover the following topics: Putting skins on your skis Skinning technique Making turns going uphill Transitioning from uphill mode to downhill mode Removing, folding and storing your skins This is not a […]

Adventure East, Paddling Trip

This excursion will be a gorgeous, 6 mile paddle from the Sunderland Boat Ramp to the Kellogg Hill Road Boat Ramp in Hatfield. This outing is a great introduction to paddling on a large river and affords picturesque views of Mount Sugarloaf and Mount Warner forming this section of the Connecticut River Valley. The paddling […]