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EMBARK: Shelter from the wind and cold

February 12, 2016 When thinking of ice fishing, the classic sight of someone hunched over a hole in the ice, jigging rod in hand, perched on a cooler is most likely what comes to min. more »»

EMBARK: Additional gear to take ice fishing

February 11, 2016 Anyone with an ax and a fishing pole can do this,” Tim LaDue of Lake Clear says about ice fishing. more »»

APA approves rail-trail plan

February 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency voted Thursday afternoon to approve a plan that would split a railroad corridor into two parts: one with a trail replacing the tracks and one with... more »»

Toboggan chute shuts down due to structural conditions

February 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The town Toboggan Chute on Mirror Lake will not open at all this season, the North Elba town board said at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 9. more »»

EMBARK: Choosing the right tip-up

February 10, 2016 There are basically two ways to catch fish while ice fishing: jigging and tip-ups. more »»

Bands are for the birds

February 10, 2016 I only heard the rapid heart beat for a second before feeling the pain. more »»

The good old days when winter brought snow and ice

February 10, 2016 For as long as I can recall, the winter season has always been my favorite time of the year. more »»

EMBARK: Ski-shoe to an old favorite

February 9, 2016 Mount Colden is one the 46 High Peaks that just doesn’t get old, and the winter seems to be the best time to climb it. more »»

EMBARK: The joy of living a life of adventure

February 8, 2016 It’s not often that a memoir about mountaineering kicks off with a story about a man who has “excellent third-world jail experience,” but that is exactly what Geoff Tabin did with his 1993 tome... more »»

Foundation will hold annual hiking fundraiser

February 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The ADK High Peaks Foundation raises money each year in an unusual wa. more »»

The road to Whiteface Mountain

February 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — When Josh Suskewicz looks at mountain towns and ski resorts across the country, he sees the “ultimate opportunity” for destinations like Whiteface Mountain. more »»

Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails

February 5, 2016 The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday, Feb. 4 by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. more »»

Big Tupper won’t open this season

February 4, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Despite the best efforts of a dedicated crew of volunteers, Big Tupper Ski Area will not open this season. more »»

Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails

February 4, 2016 The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. more »»

Hiker who photographed keg found guilty in absentia

February 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A New York City area hiker who gained some infamy after his Facebook photos of a mountaintop keg party went viral has been found guilty of leading a group of more than 15 people. more »»

Expert: Route where ice climber fell is ‘notoriously thin’

February 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Ice climbing is an inherently dangerous sport, says local climbing legend Don Mellor. more »»

ADK shapes students into mountaineers

February 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The winter weather this year may be a joke, but learning to survive outdoors is still no laughing matter to students of the Adirondack Mountain Club’s annual Winter Mountaineering... more »»

Still waiting for winter to show its face

February 3, 2016 Although I still harbor dreams that a traditional winter will magically unfold across the local landscape, the reality of our current situation has become painfully obvious. more »»

McCulley: Old Mountain fight is about wider DEC-town road disputes

February 2, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Jim McCulley and his lawyer say the state Department of Environmental Conservation and its former commissioner Joe Martens overstepped legal bounds by overturning a 2009 ruling on Old... more »»

Joe Pete Wilson: Skiing and chuckling all the way

January 30, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — It all started when Joe Pete Wilson was a kid. His parents worked and lived in Lake Placid, where he was born, but they bought a farm in Keene when he was still a young’u. more »»

 
 

 

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