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Ski & Stay at Lapland Lake in the Southern Adirondacks

Author:Michelle Clement
As January comes to an end, I am pleased to say that I have already knocked one of the items off my bucket list for 2015! I've skied at one of the area's finest cross-country ski centers: Lapland...

A Winter Fire Tower Challenge ~ Kane Mountain plus some

Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Winter Fire Tower Challenge~~~Kane Mountain plus some Did you know that the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge also has a winter category? Between December 21 and March 21 you can work on your winter...

An Adirondack Tradition

Author:Michelle Clement
January is National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month. So, when I was assigned to talk about Adirondack traditions in this week's blog post, it only seemed fitting to share our recent experience...

One Bird to Look For This Winter

Author:Joan Collins
For an Arctic Bird, the Adirondacks are "South"! In the Adirondacks, most of our breeding birds migrate away for the winter. Many arctic species also head south, and fortunately for us, it brings...

Bucket List for 2015

I have always been something of a creature of habit. Even as a young child I remember being so upset one year because my parents had decided to put the Christmas tree up in a different location. Now...

New Year Events

Author:Dean Nervik
January marks the beginning of the winter season and it's FULL of action-packed and fun events! ADIRONDACK ICE FISHING CONTESTS Get your fishing poles and tip up ready for two competitive ice fishing...

Cross-country Skiing---Try something new this winter

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Cross-country Skiing---Try something new this winter Do you snowshoe, hike, snowmobile, ice fish or maybe you have some other winter passion but have never tried cross-country skiing? Maybe you want...

2014, What a Year!

2014 in the 'DACKS As we get ready to ring in a new year and bid farewell to an old, we often find ourselves reflecting over what has happened throughout the past year. It may be that as the family...

The Taming of the Shrewd Gray Jay

Author:Joan Collins
Camp Robber, Whiskey Jack, and Canada Jay are but a few of the endearing nicknames used to describe a Gray Jay (Perisoreus Canadensis). A member of the corvid family, which in our area also includes...

Extreme Pond Hockey

Author:Michelle Clement
When you think of pond hockey, you probably picture a handful of kids shoveling off a small patch of ice in order to hit a puck around with beaten equipment and makeshift goals. In Inlet, NY, when...


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