It's Time to Start Your Adventures
“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent
working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac
Mike is an experienced hiker, backpacker, and paddler. He is a Winter Adirondack 46er and Catskill 3500er. As a whitewater raft guide and wilderness guide, he has lead 100’s of people on adventures in backcountry.
Mike is an insured New York State Licensed Guide (#8040), certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR/AED. He strives to make every experience educational, enjoyable, and safe.
Our trips are tailored to match the goals, skills, and abilities of the group while gently nudging people outside of their comfort zone. You will be summiting mountains and pooping in the woods in no time.
Ready to tackle the Adirondack High Peaks, Saranac 6, or Lake Placid 9er, but don’t want to do it alone? Join one of our guided trips or schedule a private trip.
Learn how to escalate your adventures and do it safely. Our workshops will teach you the skills you need to be confident and safe in the outdoors. Whether you are a first time hiker or an experienced hiker looking to re-certify your WFA, our classes are fun, affordable, and we guarantee the you will learn something new you can apply immediately in the field.
- 10 Essentials
- Adirondack High Peaks Workshop
- Hiking 101
- Winter Hiking 101
- Backpacking Workshop
- Winter Backpacking Workshop
- Fire Building & Water Safety Workshop
- Backpack Shakedown Hike
- Basic Land Navigation with a Map & Compass
- Essential Knots Workshop
- Trip Planning Workshop
- ECSI Wilderness First Aid
- ECSI Standard First Aid
- ECSI CPR/AED for Adults, Children, & Infants
We provide workshops to help scouts complete merit badges. Mike (ID: 12914056) is a merit badge councilor with up to date Youth Protection Training. We can help with the following merit badges:
- Environmental Science
- First Aid
- Fishing/Fly Fishing
- Soil & Water Conservation
- Whitewater (via Adventure Calls Outfitter)
- Wilderness Survival
Why Outside Chronicles
We love and respect the outdoors. We want you to have the skills, fitness, and confidence to tackle any outdoor adventure.
What You Get
Enthusiastic and motivating guides that are occasionally funny. We are NYS licensed, insured, and trained. We work hard to make every adventure memorable and safe.