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Questers Trading in Boats for Boots

The Adirondack Classic Questers have finished the first and longest leg of their journey. They passed off their canoes to SAM Camp and have headed out on their hiking portion. Canoeing was a success! Formerly novice paddlers are now competent in head winds. There were many portages and campers quickly took to the challenges. Everyone […]

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Questers And They’re Off!

The Classic Questers launched their 16-day journey in the Adirondacks on July 26th at Raquette Lake. They will continue paddling and portaging for six days, eventually leaving the canoes at Lower Saranac Lake and starting their hiking portion soon after. The first nights at SAM Camp were dedicated to packing out food, personal gear, and […]

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Questers Hello From Just Off The Trail!

As I write this, the groups are waking up, getting ready to step onto the trail again for another day. The group that is two days ahead, the Robbins group, is on day 12 and mile 81.1 and the second group, the Taylors, are on day 10 and mile 71.6. Both groups are doing very well, […]

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Questers Adventures of the Questers

Hello! I come to y’all from SAM camp with the final update on the Questers! After canoeing from Maine to New Hampshire, the Questers began hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Starting at Rattle River Shelter on August 1, the group hiked the New Hampshire section of the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian Trail, […]

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Questers Canoes, Long Swims and Hiking for Questers

The Questers were in high spirits as they met me at the Mollidgewock State Park dock on Sunday, July 31st; singing songs and cracking jokes. Their trip from Mooselookmeguntic Lake to the Androscoggin River was filled with songs and jokes but also nature and moments of reflection. Glimpses of deer and long, windless days made […]

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Questers Questers Depart!

  Hello! My name is Codi and I am the Questers coordinator for summer 2016. I will be keeping this blog updated throughout the trip in order to keep you updated on the Quester’s journey. As SAM campers began packing out for their cabin trips, Questers spent time packing out food and gear and coming […]

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Questers From Hiking to Rock Climbing!

The hiking section of the Quester’s trip was spent on the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire. For this reason, the group met many thru-hikers– people walking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. The group shared snacks and stories with the hikers, excited to meet people doing something similar to them! Hiking the Presidential Range […]

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Questers Questers Start Hiking NH’s Appalachian Trial

As I drove up to see the Questers on Friday afternoon, we were met with jumps of joy and laughter! Dressed in costumes, the group was in high spirits. After a late start, the canoe section of the trip last week ended up being difficult, yet rewarding. A strenuous portion of canoeing allowed for some […]

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Questers Let the Questing Begin!

Let the Questing begin! Let me introduce myself. My name is Codi and I am the Questers Coordinator this summer. I am so thrilled to be at Farm & Wilderness and part of something as special as the Questers! This summer, the Classic Questers will be the only group on trail and one of the leaders, Colleen, was […]