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Lewey Mountain: Finding a friendlier route

Date:
Dec 20, 2015
20Dec2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
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 with the...

Meet the Faces of Ski Season

Date:
Dec 14, 2015
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 Christmas Eve...

5 destinations to visit via snowmobile

Date:
Dec 07, 2015
Destination Snowmobile! Got the itch? No, not that kind of itch! I'm talking about the one where you are pacing back in forth in front of your sled, just waiting for enough snow to get out on the...

An autumn visit to two gems: Little Sawyer and Ledge mountains

Date:
Dec 03, 2015
03Dec2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Little Sawyer and Ledge mountains are true gems in the Hamilton County Region, and quite honestly I might be addicted to their summits. I have been to these two peaks on several occasions but looking...

2015-2016 Winter Events

Date:
Nov 30, 2015
As the cold sets in you may want to bundle up and wait the winter out - but then you would miss out on so many great events going on in the heart of the Adirondacks! From ice fishing to snowmobiling...

Gluten Free (GF) Snack Recipes for the Pack

Date:
Nov 23, 2015
23Nov2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Trying to eat gluten free is one of the hardest things I have ever tried to do - I love wheat and wheat products. While being a celiac is not something we have to deal with, Corenne and I both have...

Billy’s Bald Spot and Brown’s Rock: A historical walk through Big Moose

Date:
Nov 21, 2015
21Nov2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
The Adirondacks has some of the most rooted and interesting history in the northeast — and possibly the country — and a passion of mine is reading about it and experiencing it. After reading through...

Avoid the Madness and Shop Local!

Date:
Nov 16, 2015
16Nov2015
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Crowded Malls? No thanks! Black Friday shopping is a phenomenon that has taken over the country. People are camping out for days waiting for the hottest, newest merchandise at the best deals. If this...

2 Facilities, 2 Disciplines, 1 Awesome Ski Season

Date:
Nov 09, 2015
09Nov2015
Author:Michelle Clement
Let the Countdown Begin! All I can say right now is WOW! Is it really the middle of November already? It seems like the high water and awesome rapids of spring were here just yesterday. In a blink of...

A rainy day in Indian Lake

Date:
Nov 09, 2015
09Nov2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Hiking is great in Indian Lake, even on a rainy day Overall I would have to say I had a pretty good, constructive fall season. The rains that typically soak the region this time of year have not been...

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