Winter

First Time Snowshoe

15Feb2021
Author:RaChelle Martz
When I was a kid I was always outside. Summer time you could find me at the beach, and in the winter time I practically lived at Oak Mountain. I loved skiing and snowboarding, but a combination of...

Fish On!

01Feb2021
Author:Katie Stuart
Throughout the Adirondacks, ice fishing is a winter tradition for many locals and everyone is ready to go just as soon as the ice becomes safe to get out on. Once there are 4-6 good inches of ice, we...

Winter at Oak Mountain

19Jan2021
Author:Katie Stuart
When winter arrives and the Speculator region becomes covered in a white blanket of snow, Oak Mountain turns into a winter playground. While most people travel to Oak Mountain for the family friendly...

Winter Bucket List

25Nov2020
Author:RaChelle Martz
Winter this year may look a little different than previous years. Regulations have tightened a bit and we may not be able to spend as much time indoors as other years. Why not make the best of the...

Winter Fire Tower Highs

21Oct2020
Author:Janelle Jones
Hamilton County. It’s a place of small towns and big outdoors. In fact, well over half the county is classified as Forest Preserve. That’s a lot of space to explore!    And it’s all beautiful.  ...

Skiing at Sagamore

12Mar2020
Author:Janelle Jones
I’ve been traveling to Great Camp Sagamore for over ten years now. Each time, I fall more in love with the architecture and surrounding landscape. But, truth be told, my visits have been limited to...

Early Morning Ice

05Mar2020
Author:Janelle Jones
Waking up before sunrise is hard. Waking up before sunrise to venture out onto a frozen lake to face the elements head on? Now that just seems mad. But for ice anglers, this is heaven. Meet Bethany...

Ice Fishing in the Central Adirondacks

Submitted by guest blogger Mike Crawford, from Upstate Guide Service   For those who don’t ski or snowmobile but still love winter, ice fishing is something you might enjoy! Spending a day admiring...

Après Adirondack Style

04Feb2020
Author:Katie Stuart
After a great day in the woods, the best way to warm up and relax is at one of our local restaurants or taverns. Whether you spent the day carving down Oak Mountain or finding your way through a...

Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

23Jan2020
Author:Aurora Pfaff
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...

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