Winter

Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

23Jan2020
Author:Aurora Wheeler
Some places settle down during the winter, switching to a slower pace and quieter evenings, hibernating like bears. Hamilton County, one of the most rugged sections of the Adirondacks, doesn't do...

Finding Early Season XC Bliss in Blue

Submitted by guest blogger Doug Haney When you’re hunting for early season cross-country skiing or snowshoeing options, it’s always best to go straight to a trusted local source. Which is exactly why...

Winter Options on Watch Hill

Watch Hill may not be a big mountain, but it's got a lot to offer - from unique views of the central Adirondacks to a mix of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Located on state Route 30...

Winter Events

The Adirondacks in winter are known for their scenic beauty, fantastic skiing, and out of this world snowmobiling, but there are also lots of other great things going on that you may not know about!...

A Hike to OK Slip Falls

Submitted by guest blogger Bayle Reichert I easily get the travel bug. After moving to Saranac Lake at the beginning of January, I have been longing for a new adventure. I have visited many of the...

5 Reasons to Snowmobile Hamilton County

Winter is most fun when you get outdoors and play in the snow, and this doesn’t change the older we get. A favorite winter pasttime in the Adirondacks is snowmobiling, and the mountains and their ...

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter

You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into your head is somewhere tropical, but why not try something different? The...

Oak Mountain Downhill Skiing

08Feb2019
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Raised in the ADK  I have lived in the Adirondacks my entire life. I've grown up experiencing all that the mountains have to offer, and I have to say, one of my favorite places to go as a kid (and...

First Time at Lapland Lake

I decided to make a trip to Benson last week to experience Lapland Lake Nordic Recreation Center. I had never been to the cross-country ski center, but have heard great reviews of it, so I decided it...

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...

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