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3 Fun Fall Events

Oct 03, 2014
Author:Dean Nervik
GET OUTSIDE & PLAY Harvest Fall and Fire Festival Head over to the town of Long Lake for the Harvest Fall and Fire Festival on October 11th, and kick off the day with a craft fair at the Long...

Island Camping - Without A Plan

Oct 01, 2014
No plan; No problem... Usually Here's the thing... When you live in (or near) the Adirondacks, every weekend is a great weekend to get-away. Because 'getting away' is as simple as jumping in the (...

Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge

Oct 01, 2014
The Challenge "To complete the Challenge and receive the official full-color patch, hikers must climb and document, by date, ascents of at least 23 fire tower summits: 18 of 23 Adirondack Park...

Learning to Hunt

Sep 27, 2014
Author:Michelle Clement
This week's assignment: Learn to hunt From 9 to 5, Monday through Friday, my life consists of many, many e-mails. Few however make me laugh as hard as the one than that I received a couple of weeks...

Girls Shopping Trip - Inlet, NY

Sep 24, 2014
Author:Michelle Clement
Now that school is back in session, my three-year-old daughter has been feeling a little left behind. She doesn't need a cool lunch box or new backpack like her school-aged brothers. In her eyes,...

Wallet Friendly Skiing & Riding at Oak Mountain

Sep 21, 2014
Affordable Skiing & Snowboarding Does Exist! Are you thinking about planning a family ski trip? Now are you preparing yourself for the sticker shock? No need to worry... skiing doesn't have to...

Cabins and campers and bears, oh my!

Sep 18, 2014
As I lay in our teardrop camper thinking about the bears the ranger had advised us about at Eighth Lake State Campground I realized I'm really not afraid of bears any longer. There was a day when I'd...

3 Trail Running Destinations in the Indian Lake Area

Sep 17, 2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
While not all trails in the Indian Lake area are great for trail running, many you will find do fit the bill. Trail conditions and terrain play a huge roll in what's good and not-so-good. Trail...

A Weekend on Long Lake, Part 3 of 3

Sep 16, 2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Weekend on Long Lake Read Part 1 Read Part 2 PART 3 OF 3 We awoke the next morning to the thumping and crashing of aluminum canoes along the shore, another camp group was setting off down the...

Fall Events Not to be Missed this year

Sep 11, 2014
Author:Dean Nervik
One Square Mile of Hope On September 13, 2014, One Square Mile of Hope will attempt to take back its title and set a new Guinness world record for the Largest Raft of canoes and kayaks, while...


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