Climbing & Birding West Mountain

Date: Dec 29, 2015
Tags: Adirondacks, Birding, Experience, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation
With our landscape still snow-free during this past December, my husband George and I decided to climb West Mountain in Raquette Lake. For boreal birding purposes, we opted for a longer route...

2015 Most Popular Blogs

Date: Dec 28, 2015
Tags: Adirondacks, Attractions Entertainment, Experience, Fall, Family Fun, History, Snowmobiling, Spring, Summer, Touring, Winter
2015 TOP 3 BLOGS IN REVIEW We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright oddest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them on the first go-round, her...

Holiday Traditions

Date: Dec 22, 2015
Tags: Adirondacks, Events, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, Winter
Family and Community Traditions for the Holidays Family Traditions Some of my favorite memories involve family holiday traditions. When I was a kid, my sister and I would bake and decorate hu...

Lewey Mountain: Finding a friendlier route

Date: Dec 21, 2015
Tags: Adirondacks, Bushwhacking, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation
Lewey Mountain is the 69th highest peak in the Adirondack Park on the Adirondack 100-Highest Mountains list of peaks. You can easily find Lewey in Indian Lake because it towers over the lake ...

Meet the Faces of Ski Season

Date: Dec 15, 2015
Tags: Adirondacks, Cross Country Skiing, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, Ski, Snowshoe, Winter
Behind the ADK Ski Scene For those who love winter sports, this "snow drought" is starting to make us a little antsy. I feel like a child waiting for Santa, counting down the days until Chris...