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An Adirondack Tradition

Jan 14, 2015
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

Jan 09, 2015
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

Jan 04, 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

Dec 31, 2014
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

Dec 30, 2014
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!

Dec 28, 2014
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

Dec 21, 2014
Author:Joan Collins
Camp Robber, Whiskey Jack, and Gray Jay are but a few of the endearing nicknames used to describe a Canada Jay (Perisoreus canadensis). A member of the corvid family, which in our area also includes...

Extreme Pond Hockey

Dec 18, 2014
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...

Cellar Mountain - A bushwhack in the West Canada Lake Wilderness

Dec 17, 2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
My buddy Jim and I have this crazy obsession with trail-less peaks and we are always looking for new places to explore and new terrain to break trail on. This week our eyes focused on the Indian Lake...

Sleds, Beer, Cold Pizza: Just One Of The Guys

Dec 15, 2014
A Girl In Boy's Clothing Ok - so I'm not exactly the proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing, but this week I am trying to be one of the guys. You know, I am trying to be laid-back and just go with the...


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