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Last Minute Adirondack Fall Foliage Tour Ideas

Date:
Sep 28, 2015
28Sep2015
Author:Michelle Clement
As the calendar changes from August to September, we're reminded that it's time to pull the sweaters out of the closet, grab a pumpkin spice dessert of some sort, and get ready to delve into our...

October events in the southern Adirondacks

Date:
Sep 28, 2015
28Sep2015
Author:RaChelle Hosley
October has always been my favorite time of the year. The cool crisp air, the new colorful landscape, and Halloween! There is still so much going on in the Adirondacks! Try Your Hand at Keg Rolling...

Lovely Views from the Summit of Mud Pond Mountain!

Date:
Sep 26, 2015
The short trail up Mud Pond Mountain in Long Lake rewards climbers with spectacular views! It is less than a half-mile in length, but quite steep with an elevation gain of 600 feet. The trail  is in...

Paddling Round Lake

Date:
Sep 24, 2015
Sunny Paddling Weather! Our warm weather of late has made for terrific paddling in the southern Adirondacks, and Wren and I took advantage of it to enjoy some time birding on Round Lake this past...

Why Birding and How Do I Start?

Date:
Sep 21, 2015
Being "bitten by the birding bug" can be a positive, life-changing experience. Bird watching can become such an all-consuming activity that it is often hard to recall what life was like in the pre-...

Hiking and Storming on Pillsbury Mountain

Date:
Sep 19, 2015
A Long and Winding Road The adventure of hiking up Pillsbury Mountain begins with the road to the trailhead. Wren and I bumped along through Perkins Clearing and Sled Harbor and she was anxiously...

Moose River Plains: 4 days of exploring (day 3.5)

Date:
Sep 17, 2015
17Sep2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
We had just come off of Indian Lake Mountain - located just over the border into the West Canada Lake Wilderness  - where we enjoyed side trips to Muskrat Pond and Squaw Lake along the way. We now...

Moose River Plains: 4 Days of Exploring (day 3)

Date:
Sep 16, 2015
16Sep2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
The Moose River Plains is by no means a stranger in my life or the life of my hiking partner Jimbo. However, the part that we would explore today was a bit of a reach for us - we were heading out...

Oktoberfest + Oak Mountain = Oaktoberfest

Date:
Sep 14, 2015
It's Simple Math: Question 1: Oak Mountain + Oktoberfest = Oaktoberfest Question 2:  Mountain Biking + German Festival = 1 awesome weekend at Oak Mountain Now Show Your Work: However you write the...

An Evening Paddle at Mason Lake

Date:
Sep 14, 2015
A Beautiful Place Mason Lake is a quiet body of water directly along Route 30 - just south of Lewey Lake - which many folks pass on their way through the southern Adirondacks. If they don't stop,...

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