Category : Challenges

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Waterfall Challenge Patch Design Contest

We’re kicking off a waterfall challenge patch design contest for the Hudson Valley Waterfall Challenge! The design will be a 3.5″ circular patch and must represent the Hudson Valley without including any copyrighted material/images. The patch must also contain the words “Hudson Valley Waterfall Challenge”. Submitted entries must be in digital, high resolution, format. No images of drawings on paper, please. Email entries to hudsonvalleywaterfalls@gmail.com The winner will be announced no later than Sunday, May 31st and will receive a […]

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Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Challenge

The Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Challenge To celebrate the waterfalls of the Greater Finger Lakes Region, and to encourage people to get outside, explore, and visit new areas of New York State, Dig The Falls has created a Regional Waterfall Challenge; The Finger Lakes Waterfall Challenge! Author and photographer, John Haywood, has compiled a list of waterfalls from across the Greater Finger Lakes Region and put them into a guide that can be used simply for fun as a waterfall […]


The ADK 6 Pack – Six Crafted Adirondack Experiences

The ADK 6 Pack is a bit of a mystery, but if you’re patient you will be rewarded soon! Dig The Falls is excited to announce another Challenge partner that we feel will bring a great deal of value to the region by not only highlighting some great hikes, but also highlighting some great local craft breweries!! The Challenge claims “32 MILES & 7,753 ELEVATION GAIN”, which sounds like it will be a blast for anyone who participates. At the […]

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The Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge is here!

The Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge is here! Russell Dunn and John Haywood bring their years of experience and expertise together to bring you the Adirondack Fifty Falls Waterfalls Challenge! Waterfalls are a mainstay of the Adirondacks that attract people from all over who come to see their natural beauty. Many of these visitors come to the High Peaks region where the issue of overcrowding is prevalent. Our goal is to help alleviate overcrowding of parking areas, roadways, and trails by […]

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Waterfalls of New York State: 100+ Challenge

With over 3,200 waterfalls in the state of New York, there’s going to be a lot of waterfall challenges circulating very soon!! For our first challenge, we kept it relatively simple. I am sure that some of you are aware that I (Edward M. Smathers) co-authored a book with Scott Ensminger of www.FalzGuy.com and David Schryver of www.NNYWaterfalls.com a couple years back. Waterfalls of New York State (Amazon.com) It is on this book that we set the cornerstone of the […]