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Teen falls 100 feet while climbing waterfall

July 20, 2017 State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers helped numerous lost and injured people in the Adirondack backcountry last week, including a teenage climber who fell from a waterfall... more »»

 
 
 
Charity ride draws cyclists from all over

July 20, 2017 WILMINGTON — About 100 people set out Sunday morning, July 16, under clear skies from the Hungry Trout in Wilmington to ride around the watershed of the AuSable River. more »»

Biking from Buck Pond

July 19, 2017 ONCHIOTA — Buck Pond Campground is a state-owned public campground nestled between Buck Pond and Lake Kushaqua. more »»

Nature finds a way, even in urban environments

July 19, 2017 Living in the Adirondacks makes it easy to overlook the wealth of outdoor offerings the area provide. more »»

Soaking it all in

July 12, 2017 We arrived at a small, dirt parking lot big enough to fit three, perhaps four cars. The road continued into the forest. The track ahead was covered in six inches of water. more »»

Enjoy your own companionship while alone

July 12, 2017 Although the summer has provided a fair share of sun and mild temperatures this season, it has also produced a spat of extreme weather incidents all across the North Country. more »»

Early season high water and wet travel

July 5, 2017 As the seasonal shift from spring to summer continues, water levels on the local rivers and streams remains quite hig. more »»

Bald eagle numbers on the rise and going strong

July 5, 2017 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is celebrating reaching a new record number of breeding bald eagle pairs around New York. more »»

Body of missing swimmer recovered near Wilmington Flume

July 4, 2017 WILMINGTON — Just before recovery efforts hit the 24-hour mark, rescuers were able to retrieve the body of a man who is believed to have drowned in the Ausable River Monday afternoon, July . more »»

46ers launch trailhead steward program at Cascade

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 hikers began the trek up Cascade Mountain on Saturday, June 24 and each one of them was greeted by a team of 46ers who were handing out trash bags,... more »»

Big views for low investment

June 28, 2017 WILMINGTON — Cobble Lookout may offer the best views for such little effort of anywhere in the northern Adirondacks. more »»

ADK releases updated NPT guide book

June 28, 2017 The Adirondack Mountain Club has released its latest trail guide, just in time for thru-hikers of the Northville-Placid Trail to start their 138-mile journey through the Adirondack Park — after... more »»

Summer shift arrives during time of transition

June 28, 2017 As the annual “summer shift” returns to the Adirondacks for the briefest season of all, local residents have been busy opening camps, battling black flies and welcoming the usual influx of weekend... more »»

Paddle to a one-of-a-kind hike

June 21, 2017 I honestly thought we would be all alone at the top of Long Pond Mountain, so to say I was surprised to see three other canoes at the trailhead would be an understatement. more »»

Hatcheries are the lifeblood of fishing industry

June 21, 2017 The Seth Green State Hatchery located on Spring Brook in Caledonia County, New York, is the oldest fish hatchery in the country Established in 1864, the hatchery continues to provide brook, brown... more »»

GIVING BACK: Busy on new ‘beaver deceiver’

June 15, 2017 KEENE VALLEY — Take a trip with Kathy Smith to the Rooster Comb trailhead, and you won’t need to scale the 2,762-foot mountain for a story. more »»

Owls Head hike now closed on weekends

June 15, 2017 KEENE — The popular Owls Head Mountain trail is closed on weekends for the summer, and it will then close permanently at the end of the season, according to a statement from the state Department o... more »»

N.Y. Legislature considers variety of outdoors bills

June 15, 2017 From ski helmets to hunting licenses, the state Assembly and Senate are looking at bills that may have an impact on the way people recreate throughout the Empire State. more »»

Higher ground

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Short hikes outside the Tri-Lakes

June 7, 2017 Too often, it’s easy to fall into the trap of exploring the seemingly endless trails that are within just a few miles of the Tri-Lakes. more »»

Tougher access can equal better fishing

June 7, 2017 It’s official, the spring season is now firmly entrenched. Wild flowers are blooming and the trout are jumping. Black flies are in my hair and behind my ears. more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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