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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. We've got insider insight on the extraordinary people, places, adventures, and activities that make Hamilton County so truly special. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

 

Great Camps, Greater Women

Date:
Feb 27, 2020
27Feb2020
Author:Aurora Pfaff
The story of the Great Camps of the Adirondacks is often told in relation to men: the men who built them, bought, and sold them. One story frequently told is that of W.W. Durant, who built the first...

Ice Fishing in the Central Adirondacks

Date:
Feb 17, 2020
Submitted by guest blogger Mike Crawford, from Upstate Guide Service   For those who don’t ski or snowmobile but still love winter, ice fishing is something you might enjoy! Spending a day admiring...

Après Adirondack Style

Date:
Feb 04, 2020
04Feb2020
Author:Katie Stuart
After a great day in the woods, the best way to warm up and relax is at one of our local restaurants or taverns. Whether you spent the day carving down Oak Mountain or finding your way through a...

Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

Date:
Jan 23, 2020
23Jan2020
Author:Aurora Pfaff
Some places settle down during the winter, switching to a slower pace and quieter evenings, hibernating like bears. Hamilton County, one of the most rugged sections of the Adirondacks, doesn't do...

Trifecta Perfecta

Date:
Jan 23, 2020
23Jan2020
Author:Justin Levine
While Inlet is a bustling little town with plenty of shopping, eating, and adventures to offer, one snowshoeing trek — well, three — will earn you a patch and honor as a Fulton Chain Trifecta hiking...

Skiing to Cascade and Stephens Ponds

Date:
Dec 30, 2019
30Dec2019
Author:Janelle Hoh
The fallen snow that is gently draped over the landscape creates an insulating effect. Silence surrounds you. There isn’t even a whisper of wind. For those who prefer quiet wilderness adventures,...

Finding Early Season XC Bliss in Blue

Date:
Dec 23, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Doug Haney When you’re hunting for early season cross-country skiing or snowshoeing options, it’s always best to go straight to a trusted local source. Which is exactly why...

Winter Options on Watch Hill

Date:
Dec 23, 2019
23Dec2019
Author:Justin Levine
Watch Hill may not be a big mountain, but it's got a lot to offer - from unique views of the central Adirondacks to a mix of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Located on state Route 30...

Seven decades of snow, runs, and family fun

Date:
Nov 25, 2019
25Nov2019
Author:ADK Blogger
1949 was quite a year. Harry Truman was president, the first Polaroid camera was sold, Velcro was introduced to the world, and Ozzy Osbourne was born. But perhaps a little less influential was the...

Where to Find the Coolest Stuff

Date:
Nov 03, 2019
03Nov2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you are anything like me, when you have the chance to do some shopping, you love to wander around and spend time looking at everything. Whether you are in the market for a souvenir for yourself, a...

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