Adirondack Adventure

Adirondack Adventure

Come join us as we travel to the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, boondocking, hiking, exploring and battling the black flies… even discovering Bigfoot along the way.

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50 Comments

  1. Johnny G on December 4, 2021 at 1:32 pm

    Absolutely wonderful video this isn’t far from where I live I’ve been camping all over NY since I was a child safe travel’s and I cant wait to see your next adventure

  2. Siobane on December 4, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    They should be gone after the first heat wave!

  3. shaggy1998hcs on December 4, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    I’m glad you enjoyed yourself that is a beautiful area I live about an hour and a half from there if you ever come back to New York go to Alexandria Bay New York there is boat tours plus there is a castle you can visit

  4. nichole pratt on December 4, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    The one who were jumping in with my friends

  5. Discover Life Media on December 4, 2021 at 1:34 pm

    I’m digging it!

  6. Jim Kelly on December 4, 2021 at 1:37 pm

    Black Flys are only a one month problem all year long…May-June…Then die off…

  7. Tom Karasch on December 4, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    I grew up in the area, and I will tell you what I tell everyone else. Go in August. The mosquitos and Black Flies are worst in the spring and early summer. Also, 25% Deet insect repellent just won’t cut it. There are 3000+ plus lakes in the Adirondacks and almost every one of them has a swamp at one end, so bugs are a big deal. Get some 95%+ Deet to fend off the bugs and you’ll thank me later. LOL. And make sure your pets are protected, because ticks are everywhere, and Lime Disease is widespread. Speaking from experience, Lime Disease is very serious for pets, so make sure your pet has very good flea and tick protection., and check them for ticks often The price you pay to visit one of the most beautiful wilderness areas on earth (IMHO). Also, go to Upstate NY in August because all the fresh vegetables are ready and they are second to none.

  8. Aaron Schuh on December 4, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    Awesome Video.I live in the foothills of the ADKS💓💓

  9. ADK 46er on December 4, 2021 at 1:42 pm

    Those are mosquitoes on the screen

  10. Sal San on December 4, 2021 at 1:43 pm

    Now you are in my backyard! The North Country in the ADKs is the most beautiful place in the world (IMHO)!

  11. Joshua Armstrong on December 4, 2021 at 1:45 pm

    Where is the fire tower from the beginning of the video located?

  12. Ian Pilkington on December 4, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    I’m 90 mins north in Cornwall Ontario, I wanna climb Mt Marcy…

  13. Daniel B on December 4, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    Rule of thumb for the daks, stay away Mother’s Day to fathers days. Between the two days the black flies are usually the worst. They aren’t as bad all summer!

  14. Walking Writer on December 4, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    I read Adirondack in the description and had to check it out. Great video! Looking forward to watching your other posts. Safe travels!

  15. Heber Belles on December 4, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    The black fly’s are the worst from Mothers day to Fathers day. If you want to avoid them next time ,visit the area after July 15. I spent the summer 2 miles from fish creek campground at a children’s church Youth camp volunteering in maintenance. we tore down an old cabin and built a new one. The camp allowed me to live in my class A RV and gave me full hook ups and also fed me 3 meals a day. one of the best 4 months i ever had.

  16. william lobur on December 4, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    yep, those flies have registration #’s like aircraft lol

  17. GDO on December 4, 2021 at 1:53 pm

    Its just upstate ny

  18. ADK Man on December 4, 2021 at 1:53 pm

    Wish I would have known your in the area, could have shown you a few places as well as free camping areas. Best time to come into the ADK is mid July to late September. Late spring this year, so the black flies were around a little longer this year.

  19. kris Pedersen on December 4, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Ok, are you talking of free boondocking, or paid dry camping?

  20. ADK 46er on December 4, 2021 at 1:56 pm

    Those are regular flies you’d never be able to see if they’re black flies on the

  21. David Renaldo on December 4, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    That’s strange my wife and I ride up every summer and have never had an issue with the flys

  22. william lobur on December 4, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    did you happen to pass by Olympic Park ?

  23. Mary Stahl on December 4, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    What time of year did you go? Wondering when the black flies land in NY. I see you are bundles in a jacket too. Great video.

  24. betty brigance on December 4, 2021 at 1:58 pm

    Enjoyed these places, love your dog….take care and keep going

  25. Lance Brown on December 4, 2021 at 1:58 pm

    Lol. This should be labeled, "how to avoid black flies.". Get one of those electric flyswatters. Looks like a tennis racket.

  26. nichole pratt on December 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    I was there lol

  27. Nick Boyd on December 4, 2021 at 2:02 pm

    I went to the Adirondack park in October of 2016 my photo for my YouTube account is the picture I took in that birds nest

  28. sasquatch M O D Chris on December 4, 2021 at 2:02 pm

    Looks amazing 💕 look out for sasquatch

  29. Tom Karasch on December 4, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    To those of us NYers that come from upstate, this is what we see when we think of New York, not NYC. A whole different world.

  30. Andri R on December 4, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    You guys are the cutest ty so much for sharing 😇

  31. Adirondack Cooking on December 4, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    The black flies are around a few weeks a year. Usually in May.. Also called May flies. They come out later in higher elevations. If you have never been bit by them, you can get sick and very swollen from there bites. Nice video !!

  32. KrazyKrzysztof on December 4, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    I had to endure black flies in the catskills some weeks past and I think 2 of them dug so hard into my legs that they took blood out.

  33. David Renaldo on December 4, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    My wife and my self ride up every year on the bike one of the most beautiful places on earth

  34. Tanya 4603 on December 4, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    Love my home! ❤❤❤

  35. Bill Sprague on December 4, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    I was moose hunting in northern Ontario a few years ago and the Black Flies and No-See-Ums were vicious! We were told they’d go away when it got cold. Well in was 15°F and snowing and they were still swarming under my hat brim. I think they were wearing tiny parkas. 🤣

  36. Mr. Raymond on December 4, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    Whiteface is beautiful at the top. My buddy and a few friends climbed Esther mountain first and then made our way to Whiteface. Theres a base camp spot where they both connect. It’s an all day climb but worth every black fly.

  37. Wakjob on December 4, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    I hike a lot up there…
    Catnip oil seems to work the best for the bugs.

    A product called:
    ‘By-By Blackfly’ works ok too.

  38. screamtv on December 4, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    Indian ladder is one of the best hiking trails in the Adirondacks

  39. Wendelyn on December 4, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    Though I live in the pacific nw my dads relatives are from the Adirondacks. Its beautiful up there. But ill take the nw …. Its so beautiful here tooo. And the mosquitos are rare and so are the flies. Lol . Plus our flies don’t bite.

  40. william lobur on December 4, 2021 at 2:10 pm

    a pleasure to have you pass thru the Adirondacks, i have weekend property in Herkimer County, NY

  41. David Renaldo on December 4, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    How did you not video the peak of whiteface

  42. Rick Vega on December 4, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    I have been watching you two with Roadtrek for a long time..I wish that I knew that you were in my area you could have boondocked at my home here in Lake George.

  43. Jim Boucher on December 4, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    You were in my hometown… home of The Wild Center. Tupper Lake, NY… proud to say my friend and I are the only ones to be able to brag about playing music on the Wild Walk… we were set up on the Twig House (where the giant woodpecker is)… and provided our rendition of “Up On The Wild Walk” (a spoof on Under The Boardwalk, by The Drifters)… The Wild Center and the Adirondacks are a great place! Proud to say I am from here!

  44. Ellen Cha on December 4, 2021 at 2:20 pm

    There bigger in MD but only in June. But I have to say that is quite the infestation. Scary almost. Ours go away around by July thank goodness.

  45. Robert Jones on December 4, 2021 at 2:22 pm

    I live in Rouses Point, NY, North East of the Adirondacks. I have visited most places you visited. I especially enjoyed this one. Black flies in June are terrible!

  46. Ashish Vishwakarma on December 4, 2021 at 2:23 pm

    Beautiful Video Mike & Jennifer 😊

  47. Discover Life Media on December 4, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    Greatchannel! Caught my eye.

  48. Linea Pearce on December 4, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    Wonderful video!

  49. Leslie Charbonneau on December 4, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    So thankful to live in upstate NY. First black flies, then mosquitos and then regular flies!

  50. Marilynn Arnold on December 4, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    You gotten bitten for your art. Yikes. Sorry. I’m skipping that area. Yep. The flies win!!! I’m enjoying your beautiful views. Were the campsites on top of the mountain and were the black flies swarming the campground too???? Your beautiful video is changing my mind….

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