Experience

It's Mud Season, and the Birding is Great!

Mud Season In 1922, T.S. Eliot famously began his poem, The Waste Land, by stating, "April is the cruelest month." It may seem that way to some in the Adirondacks since it is also the start of "mud...

Spring Skiing in the Round Lake Wilderness Area

 Since "winter" seems to be continuing right into spring this year, I had another wonderful cross-country ski trip with terrific snow conditions! I skied on Round Pond Road in the Round Lake...

A Fun Afternoon on the Three-Brook Loop Ski Trail

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...

Mid-Winter Events You Won't Want to Miss!

Got Cabin Fever? Well, we have a cure for that! With over a foot of new snow and a jam-packed schedule of mid-winter events, it's time to get out of the house for some good ol' fashioned fun in the...

Ski & Stay at Lapland Lake in the Southern Adirondacks

30Jan2015
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...

One Bird to Look For This Winter

09Jan2015
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...

New Year Events

31Dec2014
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

30Dec2014
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

22Dec2014
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...

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