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Camp Colby will begin Sunday, cautiously

June 27, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — A hunt for an escaped prisoner won’t stop a state-run summer camp from opening Sunday, but it will prompt caution to protect the young campers. more »»

 
 
 
GIVING BACK: 46ers celebrate naming of Grace Peak

June 26, 2015 NORTH HUDSON — Grace Hudowalski once said, “Mountains can give you a lot if you can take it. more »»

Options for planning a bass attack

June 24, 2015 In recent weeks there has been growing interest in bass fishing across the region, as anglers waited for the official opening day of the season. more »»

Forging bonds through bands and mountains

June 24, 2015 My love affair with the High Peaks began almost 20 years ago with a scantly planned hike up Ampersand Mountai. more »»

EMBARK: 'Adirondack: Life and Wildlife in the Wild, Wild East'

June 22, 2015 Living a simple life in the mountains isn’t so simple. more »»

Grace tribute planned in North Hudson

June 17, 2015 NORTH HUDSON — This weekend, an Adirondack icon and the High Peak named in her memory will be celebrated at the Town of North Hudson Park. more »»

Catching up amid a swirl of biting flies

June 17, 2015 I’ve spent most of the past week chasing after brook trout in locations ranging from small mountain ponds to hidden meadow creeks, and other such confines that provide potential piscatorial haunts. more »»

Rail trail on track

June 17, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state is sticking with its compromise plan for the contested Adirondack railroad corridor. more »»

EMBARK: Choosing the right kayak

June 15, 2015 Kayaks come in a brightly colored array of shapes and sizes, but choosing one doesn’t have to be as difficult as paddling the Opalescent River. more »»

EMBARK: Fern-tastic discovery

June 11, 2015 Not only do I love to spend my free time exploring and seeking out interesting locations all over the Adirondacks, I really enjoy trying to figure out where the names of these secluded peaks come... more »»

NY plans tourist train upgrade and new trail in Adirondacks

June 11, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — New York state regulators are proposing to extend a tourist train route on the southwestern part of a 119-mile rail corridor through the heart of the Adirondacks, and convert the rest... more »»

UP CLOSE: Delaney’s journey began as a nurse

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Karen Delaney couldn’t stay away from Lake Placid, but it wasn’t just one thing that captivated her. more »»

GIVING BACK: Teeing off for the troops

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A veterans organization will kick off a new golf tournament this month at Craig Wood Golf Course to raise money for veterans who’ve returned home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. more »»

Reconnecting to the past on Clements Mtn.

June 10, 2015 When I was a kid, I grew up exploring a small tract of land about a block away from our home in Vestal, New York. My friends and I ran through those woods with reckless abandoned. more »»

Official start of summer coincides with Father’s Day

June 10, 2015 Father’s Day arrives on Sunday, June 21, the day after the annual bass season opens in New York. more »»

Bike headquarters

June 4, 2015 WILMINGTON — With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5-7. more »»

Local professor studies types of diseases carried by ticks

June 4, 2015 Black-legged ticks are in the Adirondacks, and the illnesses they can carry go beyond the well-known Lyme disease. more »»

Alpine vegetation through the years

June 3, 2015 It was just another day in the office. I recently spent a day with Adirondack Mountain Club summit steward Jen Maguder to write a feature story for the latest issue of Embark magazine. more »»

Stay in tune with your woods sense

June 3, 2015 While returning from an abbreviated fishing trip last Sunday, I heard the distinct chop of a helicopter in the distance. more »»

EMBARK: Summit stewards provide the last line

June 1, 2015 [This article appears in the June-July issue of Embark. Embark is a free, bi-monthly publication that focuses on outdoors-related topics in the Adirondack Park. more »»

Missing hiker found dead in Lake Arnold area

June 1, 2015 An interior caretaker with the state Department of Environmental Conservation found the body of a missing hiker Sunday afternoon in the High Peaks Wilderness Area. more »»

 
 

 

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My Lake Placid Half-Marathon experience

June 17, 2015 When Monday morning rolled around — once I was able to walk without the help of a cane — I drove around the Lake Placid Half-Marathon course in my white Ford Focus, just to make sure Sunday’s race... more »

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