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Weather challenging for duo’s thru-hike of the High Peaks

January 17, 2020 WILMINGTON — Mike Jaworski and Nick Glasser sat on a tailgate Monday, Jan. 13, drinking champagne and eating prosciutto. They had 46 reasons to celebrate. more »»

 
 
 
A slightly different route to the top of Esther

January 10, 2020 There’s nothing like fresh snow for bushwhackin. more »»

State expected to help Essex County launch hiker shuttle bus system

January 6, 2020 KEENE VALLEY — Essex County is gearing up to launch a bus system to shuttle hikers to and from popular trailheads along state Route 73 this summer. Gov. more »»

State plans to rebuild Whiteface Mid-Station, starting this spring

January 4, 2020 The state will rebuild the Mid-Station Lodge. The popular midway stop at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, which was destroyed by fire No. more »»

Pennsylvania man dies from Whiteface skiing injuries

January 1, 2020 WILMINGTON — A 21-year-old from Pennsylvania has died from injuries he suffered at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center last week. more »»

SWIMMING WITH TREES: Two Creeks Peak provides all the elements for a winter adventure

December 13, 2019 A large part of what I like to do is explore some “untapped” territory, and the trail-less peaks of the Hoffman Notch Wilderness is one area I like to stomp around. more »»

As ticks continue to move north, research funding vanishes

December 6, 2019 PAUL SMITHS — Research by Paul Smith’s College professor Lee Ann Sporn and her students shows disease-carrying ticks are continuing to become more common throughout the North Country. more »»

Questions, concerns arise at Keene meeting on hiker parking

November 28, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — For the first time in months, the popular Garden parking lot was empty on Wednesday, Nov. 20. more »»

SWIMMING THROUGH THREES: The Fernow Plantation Loop: A short family outing

November 28, 2019 The Fernow Plantation Loop hike is a gentle 1.1-mile Loop in the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest. more »»

ORDA ski centers open for season

November 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The ski season in the Olympic region officially began on Friday, Nov. 15 with the opening of the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington. more »»

What’s next for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor?

November 22, 2019 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency board on Thursday, Nov. 14 heard a presentation on a new plan connecting trains with trails, from Remsen to Lake Placid. more »»

Keene holds community forum on hiker parking

November 22, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — The town of Keene was expected to host a community forum on hiker parking Wednesday, Nov. 20. more »»

GIVING BACK: Getting all kinds of kids outside

November 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — She’d seen mountains before, but these were differen. more »»

State forms planning group for High Peaks

November 15, 2019 State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced on Nov. more »»

Van Ho ski center to open Saturday

November 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The cross-country ski center at Mount Van Hoevenberg is set to open for the season this Saturday, Nov. 16. more »»

SWIMMING THROUGH TREES: Mount Tom: A short but steep adventure

November 7, 2019 We had just come off of Indian Lake Mountain, and we were raring to go again in the Moose River Plains. more »»

DEC: Avoid trails, summits this weekend due to flooding

November 1, 2019 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning hikers to avoid trails and mountain summits throughout the Adirondacks this weekend. more »»

Cold weather can be like flipping a coin

November 1, 2019 In lieu of the off-and-on frigid temps we typically have in the fall it can be crap shoot as to what you might find, especially in higher elevations. more »»

Planting and prepping in the fall

October 18, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — With a couple of frosts under our belts, the home garden is probably pretty much done in terms of tomatoes and lettuce. more »»

Forked Lake, from the boat launches

October 18, 2019 Forked Lake is one of the more popular lakes in Hamilton County and with a state campground on the eastern end of the lake, you will find it to be very busy, especially on weekends. more »»

Preparation in Keene leads to ‘short-term success’ in hiker parking over holiday weekend

October 18, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — The Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving holiday weekend brought a now-familiar scene to this hamlet. On Saturday and Sunday, Oc. more »»

 
 
 

 

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