Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing at Dog-Friendly Fern Park

28Jan2019
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
As we pull into the quiet lot next to the ice skating rink, I can hear the swish of fresh snow under my tires. I step out and take a deep breath. The air is crisp and cold. It feels like it might...

Things To Do Indoors

We are right in the thick of winter here in the Adirondacks and let me tell you what, it has been COLD! There have been many consecutive nights of negative temperatures — some nights as low as -20,...

Two days in the Hudson River Gorge Primitive Area: Day Two

01Mar2016
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Starbuck and Harris Rift Mountains Arriving about a week and a half later to the same region, we found ourselves attracted to Starbuck and Harris Rift mountains. Some of this would tread through the...

Proper Layering, Part 4: Hand Protection

08Feb2016
Author:Spencer Morrissey
The hands are pretty easy to monitor and layer up because they are usually the first to feel the effects of cold temperatures. However, if in the past you have had frost nip or frostbite to your...

SnoCade

Let's Make Tracks! 3rd annual Snocade From February 12th through February 22nd of 2016, Indian Lake will kick off SnoCade, a festival of all things snow! This is Indian Lake's 3rd year hosting this...

Proper Layering, Part 2: Head Protection

Be sure to protect that noggin I'm not a doctor and my nickname isn't "Doc," but I do know one thing: I can regulate my temperature like a thermostat by putting on or taking off my winter cap. The...

Proper Layering, Part 1: Materials

No matter the destination, no matter the part of the Adirondacks, no matter the conditions at hand, I see improperly prepared people hiking in the winter cold. I mostly contribute that to a lack of...

2015-2016 Winter Events

As the cold sets in you may want to bundle up and wait the winter out - but then you would miss out on so many great events going on in the heart of the Adirondacks! From ice fishing to snowmobiling...

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