Birds, Boots, & Brews

Pearl Street Grill and Brewery 76 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

 Join us for Birds, Boots, & Brews at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery! Celebrate the conclusion of the Hiking Challenges Bid on local bird & nature photography and art! Enter to win door prizes! Test your knowledge with Bird & Trail Trivia! Pick-up your WNY & Finger Lakes Hiking Challenge Patches! Sign up for the […]

Free

Finger Lakes Hiking Challenge Wrap-up Party

Rising Storm Brewing Company at the Mill 1880 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY, United States

Let's celebrate the conclusion of the 2023 Finger Lakes Hiking Challenge in style at Rising Storm Brewing Company at the Mill.  Come meet your fellow hikers and enjoy a beer with Outside Chronicles.  We will have challenge patches and stickers available for finishers to pick-up.  There will be door prizes for those that attend. All […]

Free

Winter Hiking 101 (Virtual)

Zoom Virtual Classroom

New to winter hiking? Want to stay safe while embracing the winter season? Want to know how to keep your water from freezing? This is an online course offered through Zoom. Join us to learn about the winter 10 Essentials, layering techniques, selecting appropriate boots, winter traction device options like microspikes and snowshoes, winter safety, […]

$12

Winter Hiking 101 (GFA Amherst)

Gear for Adventure (Amherst) 3906 Maple Rd, Amherst, United States

New to winter hiking? Want to stay safe while embracing the winter season? Want to know how to keep your water from freezing? Join us to learn about the winter 10 Essentials, layering techniques, selecting appropriate boots, winter traction device options like microspikes and snowshoes, winter safety, and more. Attendees will receive a one-time 10% […]

$12

Essential Knots Workshop

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

This hands-on workshop is designed to teach students the basic knots used in backpacking, camping, and everyday life. We will demonstrate how to tie each knot and how to use […]

$30

December Full Moon Hike

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

Join us for a full moon hike at Beaver Meadow Nature Center. We will enjoy the stillness of the night lit up by a full moon. Snacks will be served […]

$20

First Day Hike (2024)

Zoar Valley MUA (Holcomb Pond) 3107-3243 Vail Rd, Gowanda, United States

Ring in the New Year with Outside Chronicles in Zoar Valley. This hike is open to Winter Hiking Challenge participants and Adventure Club members, only. We will be following the […]

Free

Trip Planning Workshop (Virtual)

Zoom Virtual Classroom

Planning a day hike, a quick overnight backpacking trip, or a multi-day adventure? This workshop will demonstrate the methodology and tools we use to plan successful and safe trips. Students […]

$20

February Full Moon Hike

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

Join us for a full moon hike at Beaver Meadow Nature Center. We will enjoy the stillness of the night lit up by a full moon. Snacks will be served […]

$20.00

Adirondack High Peaks Workshop

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

Are you an aspiring Adirondack 46er? Would you like to step up your adventures with a High Peak? Spend the day with an experienced NYS Guide and 46er going over […]

$69.00

Wilderness First Aid Course with CPR/AED (16-hour)

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

When faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location it is critical to know what to look for and how to respond.  This 16-Hour Wilderness First Aid (WFA) class is a comprehensive course on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour or more away. Knowledge of […]

$199.00

March Full Moon Hike

Beaver Meadow Nature Center 1610 Welch Rd, North Java, NY, United States

Join us for a full moon hike at Beaver Meadow Nature Center. We will enjoy the sounds of Spring Peepers with the night lit up by a full moon. Snacks […]

$20.00

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