ACO Trip Leader Tim Reed also owns his own small professional outfitting company; Adventures in Fitness. In addition to offering in home personal training he leads a variety of guided outdoor adventures, both locally in Western NY as well as in the Adirondacks. For more information or to make a reservation for any of the activities listed below, call; (716)-983-5717 or email him; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lifeguard Training classes, Wilderness First Aid classes and CPR classes are available from January through May.
Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour paddle along the Buffalo River and learn about the area from a different perspective while sampling some local wines from Arrowhead Springs Winery (one of their vintners will accompany the trip). Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park at the end of Hamburg St. in downtown Buffalo, NY. Cost: $40 per person; includes boats and paddle gear (If you have your own boat you are welcome to bring it.) Advance reservations required. Tickets can be purchased by calling (716)- 983-5717.
For those who prefer a “heady” adult beverage to one of pressed grapes, paddle along on the Buffalo River and learn about the area from a different perspective while enjoying some locally brewed craft beers from Big Ditch, Resurgence, and 12 Gates Breweries. Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park at the end of Hamburg St. in downtown Buffalo, NY. Cost: $40 per person; includes boats and paddle gear (If you have your own boat you are welcome to bring it.) Advance reservations required.
This will be a truly delicious evening of paddling along the Buffalo River as you enjoy a gourmet meal served over several courses, paired with some select fine wines. The meal will be specially prepared just for us by Daily’s Catering and our friends from Arrowhead Springs Winery will be accompanying us on the trip.
Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park at the end of Hamburg St. in downtown Buffalo, NY. Cost: $70 per person; includes boats and paddle gear (If you have your own boat you are welcome to bring it.) Advanced reservations required.
If you paddle a canoe or kayak in moving water, having some basic practical rescue skills could save your life, or the life of a fellow paddler should the unexpected happen while on the water. Each course runs from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (it is not necessary to take level 4 if you do not wish) Location: Letchworth State Park Cost: $110 per person per course. Upon successful completion of either class, participants will receive an ACA certificate. Call for additional information or to register.
Over the course of four days you will climb six of the Adirondack mountains around Saranac Lake; Baker Mtn. (2452 feet), Ampersand Mtn. (3353 feet), St. Regis Mtn. (2874 feet) Haystack Mtn. (2878 feet) Scarface Mtn. (3054 feet), and McKenzie Mtn. (3822 feet). Location: Fish Creek Campground. Cost: $1200.00 per person; includes pre-event training, guides, camping, meals and patches.
Who's up for a day long test of physical endurance and mental stamina? Our day begins at the Lower Falls Parking Lot (8:00 am). The course will consist of; 1.) a 3.1 miles run from there to the rafting company launch site on the East side of the park. 2.) a 5 mile river paddle using inflatble sit on top kayaks (boats and equipment provided) to the St. Helena river take out. 3.) a 4.5 mile run back to the Lower Falls Parking Lot. 4.) a 25 mile biking loop from the parking lot to the Mt. Morris dam overlook parking lot to the new Upper Falls railroad bridge parking , then returning to Lower Falls Parking Lot. A chicken barbecue will be served after the challenge has been completed. Cost: $100 per person. Advanced registration required.