Answer the call: A day on the Hudson

The ravens croaked at us from the blue ledges above the Hudson River as we ate sandwiches and shared stories about the rapids we'd encountered. The birds — large, shiny-black, intense-looki...
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28
Aug
2017
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Exploring Chimney Mountain

The enormous pillar of stone seemed to rise from the mist like a brontosaur lifting its head. I had ascended the steep, bedrock-paved trail, clambered over boulders, and then, through the tre...
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07
Aug
2017
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Home is where the hog is

It's nearly impossible to miss: A few miles north of Speculator, right next to Route 30, there's a boulder painted to look like a pig's head. Affectionally known as "Pig Rock," the man-made l...
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15
Mar
2017
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Nine Adirondack fall outings

If you're looking for fall foliage you'll find it in the central Adirondacks, but did you know there's more than one way to see nature's most vibrant display of the year? Check out this list ...
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01
Sep
2016
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Four Adirondack birding destinations to flock to!

The secret is out — the central Adirondacks is a special place, and birds know it. Located in the heart of the boreal zone, a swath of bird-loving habitat that runs from the northeastern to...
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31
Aug
2016
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DEC announces new Adirondack Scat Challenge

Nature enthusiasts will have their eyes on the ground this summer. On April 1, officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation announced a new plan — the Adirondack Scat C...
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01
Apr
2016
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