Outdoor Recreation

Speculator Vacation

While we are quickly heading into spring, I've got sun and fun on my mind. I'm thinking summer and vacation!  As I have lived in the Adirondacks my whole life, sometimes is can be difficult to see my...

Five fantastic Adirondack falls

Spring hiking in the Adirondacks is unlike being there any other time — the place feels like it's overflowing. Water spills off of cliffs that are dry most of the year and streams swell to...

Finn-tastic Nordic Skiing!

I've heard that people who live in NYC often never visit the Statue of Liberty and that there are people who live in Florida that have never seen the Everglades. That's how I feel about Lapland Lake...

Snowshoeing Fun

Most kids love playing in the snow — building snowmen, sledding, skiing. But last year, my kids took up a hobby that I wasn't overly familiar with... snowshoeing! They started out clomping around in...

Skis and Snacks

The air is super crisp, cold, and clean as I drop my skis down at the trailhead. A fluffy poof of snow jumps into the air where the skis land. I take a deep breath and look around. The boughs of the...

A Gift For Everyone

We all know people who are just impossible to shop for. Well, let me break down the perfect Adirondack gifts — by personality! The Adventure Seeker Do you know someone who's an adrenaline junkie and...

Plan Out Your Adirondack Winter!

C'mon, everyone! Get ready for some winter fun!(And maybe cross a few gift purchases off your list!) When I woke up this morning, it was 4 degrees. There's also a nice 2-inch layer of fresh snow on...

Getting Ready for Winter

We are just getting our first official snowfall, so now is the time to get prepared so you are not caught off guard! Snowmobile If you own your own snowmobiles, now is the time to get them registered...

An Evening Paddle to Round Lake

The End of the Day Round Lake is perhaps my favorite paddle in northern Hamilton County, and a friend and I took a chance to get out on it the other day. It was late by the time we arrived, but we...

Reasons to Love Fall

Fall is a favorite time for many here in the Adirondacks. I have quite a few reasons of my own for loving the season, but I decided to ask around to see what everyone else had to say.  Fall Colors ...

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