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Camping in Hamilton County --- New York State Style

Author:Spencer Morrissey
State camping in Hamilton County The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has numerous campgrounds throughout New York, but in the Adirondack Park we have some of the finest...

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

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...

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

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...

Ski Date for 2

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...

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...

An Adirondack Tradition

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...

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...

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

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...

Wonderful Early Winter Events!

As we say farewell to 2014 - and welcome in 2015 - there are a variety of events and activities that are sure to catch your attention! Do you like to participate in an event, or are you a great...

5 Tips (x2) For Planning Your NY Ski Trip

Author:Michelle Clement
Bring on the Powder! The first snowflakes of the season are behind us; we've reorganized the garage (packing away the camping gear in exchange for the snowboards, skis, boots and poles), and now we...


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