Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Every place on this planet has something unique to offer. A traveler’s work is to find that special “something”. Every once in a while, you discover an area that isn’t simply special or unique… it’s truly magical. Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is one such place. Following in the footsteps of indigenous Mayan civilizations, European colonialists, hippies…

Columbia Outdry Wins Editors Choice Awards

Best Waterproof Breathable Jacket Backpacker magazine gave Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond its prestigious Backpacker’s Editor’s Choice awards in Spring 2016. What makes the Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond one of the best waterproof breathable jackets on that market? First of all, it never wets out. Unlike Goretex or other proprietary waterproof beatable membranes, Columbia’s Outdry doesn’t…

Adventure Bound Becomes Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service

Adventure Bound in Ellicottville joins the ranks of the most exclusive fly fishing guide services in the world with newly acquired Orvis Endorsed guide certification. In addition to solidifying its relationship with the renowned Orvis brand, Adventure Bound’s guides achieve recognition for exemplifying the rigorous standards required to receive Orvis Endorsed designation. Anglers across the globe choose to…

Snowshoeing in Ellicottville, NY

Winter is declaring its presence in a mighty way in western NY. We have had lots of lake effect snowfalls over the past several days, making conditions perfect for exploring this winter wonderland! Ellicottville is a well-known destination for nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, alpine skiing, and snowboarding.  Snowshoeing provides an opportunity for anybody to get outdoors…