Outdoor Connections

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In a Nutshell

After riding to a mountain or state park in included transportation, adventurers play in the snow, taste wine, and tour breweries

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Promotional value expires Mar 10, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 6 per person, may buy 6 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required 48hrs in advance; subject to availability and weather conditions. 7 day cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Lewis and Clark were both hobbled during their great expedition—Clark from resentment at his second billing and Lewis from a lego slipped into his hiking boot by Clark. Enjoy noncompetitive nature excursions with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $99 for a night snow-tubing trip, with a brewery tour and beer tasting (a $179 value). The trip begins with sips of handcrafted brews at the Pocono Brewing Company before embarking on three hours of tubing down Camelback Mountain.
  • $119 for a skiing or snowboarding trip, with breakfast, a lift ticket, a brewery tour, and a beer tasting (a $204 value). Slide down Camelback Mountain on a snowboard or skis before heading to a brewery for some libations.
  • $89 for a backwoods snowshoeing trip, with included snowshoe rental, breakfast, a wine tasting, and a picnic lunch (a $159 value). This trip ventures to one of the state parks along the Hudson River Valley before participants warm up with wine at a vineyard on the Shawangunk Wine Trail.
  • $99 for a six-hour cross-country skiing trip in the Catskills, with a lift ticket, breakfast, lunch, and equipment rental (a $169 value)

Click the above links for dates and departure times. All trips include transportation costs; for the skiing/snowboarding trip, equipment rental and lessons are not included.

Outdoor Connections

Despite the adventure that the urban landscape of New York has to offer, some city dwellers can’t shake the itch to climb boulders, hike mountain trails, and surge through whitewater rapids. One group of New Yorkers decided to remedy this, organizing weekend retreats to places such as the Adirondacks and New Hampshire's White Mountains. As word of their adventures grew, more and more people asked to join, and thus began Outdoor Connections. Today, its guides lead outings for adventurers of all fitness levels, from a day of apple picking, hiking, and wine to full-moon hikes with campfire roasts and unabashed howling. Loading up large passenger vans, Outdoor Connections' team takes guests to places such as state parks and preserves in the Adirondacks and Catskills, as well as along the Hudson River Valley and Delaware and Lehigh Rivers.

Customer Reviews

What a great time I had on my snowshoeing trip! Jim and his crew were knowledgeable, helpful, very friendly, and displayed a passion for doing what they enjoy and sharing that exuberance with others. I got to experience something new that I was curious about trying and made some new friends in the process. I definitely look forward to another outing with Outdoor Connections!!
Eliot B. · March 1, 2013
Jim and Darien are great. They thought of everything and you really do no need to bring anything with you to enjoy the day!
Katerina P. · January 26, 2015
It was a fun experience and I would definitely try their other outings.
Samira D. · September 8, 2014

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