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Buck Meadow Mountain

Mar 14, 2015
Exploring a remote peak in the Siamese Pond Wilderness Note: Please respect the rights of property owners and stay on the trail — there is no public access to Kings Flow at this time. Buck Meadow...

Top 7 Reasons Not To Snowmobile Hamilton County ADK

Mar 11, 2015
Blogger's note 3/1/17: I have to admit, this was one of my favorite blog adventures ever. I haven't been on the trails yet this year - it's obviously time to go back and relive this true Adirondack...

Ski Inlet to Raquette Lake

Mar 11, 2015
A Bitter Cold Day! On the morning of my recent March cross-country ski trip, the temperature was 24 below zero! I gave the day a few hours to warm up, and skied at noon with a more respectable 16...

7 Weird Adirondack Things That Will Make You Wonder

Mar 07, 2015
We all associate the Adirondack Park with being a pristine wilderness area full of endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. But, like all places, there is more to these small towns and villages...

Hike like a dog - recreation with man’s best friend

Mar 05, 2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Being a dog hiker!!! As with many of you, I enjoy hiking with my four-legged companion. But for many of you reading this, maybe this hasn't been a pleasure you have yet partaken in. While fun, it is...

The Origin of the Great Camp Style Architecture

Feb 26, 2015
Author:Michelle Clement
The "Gilded Age" in America was a time of rapid economic growth, and those who achieved such wealth celebrated it like never before. It was during this era that the Adirondack Park became one of the...

A Half Dozen snowshoe destinations in the Indian Lake Region for the entire family

Feb 19, 2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Half Dozen snowshoe destinations in the Indian Lake Region for the entire family Indian Lake is home to some the finest snowshoeing available in Hamilton County ranging from tough excursions to...

Black History Month: One Family's Legacy

Feb 16, 2015
Author:Michelle Clement
On June 25, 2011, Dr. Roland M. Brown, Jr. donated his father's Congressional Gold Medal to the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in Blue Mountain Lake. His father was awarded...

Ski Date for 2

Feb 15, 2015
Author:Michelle Clement
When the stars align As parents of three, it is rare that my husband and I have a full day to ourselves. Yes, we do try to sneak away for the occasional "date night," but a full day to ourselves...

A Fun Afternoon on the Three-Brook Loop Ski Trail

Feb 14, 2015
Over a decade ago, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cut a cross-country ski loop trail off the Northville-Placid Trail in Long Lake. The trip totals 5.2 miles by taking the...


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