Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 25 Jan 2015 07:14:39 EDTSun, 25 Jan 2015 07:14:39 EDT off the road, and into your senses, skis and snowshoes have been responsible for taking me to most of the interesting places I've traveled.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTPrepared for the worst on Pitchoff - After a frigid start to the weekend, spring was in the air. I spent the day ice climbing last Saturday, and the temperature peaked at 5 degrees in the shadow of our climbing wall.Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTUSA Luge Toboggan races Jan. 31 PLACID - Ardent supporters, casual fans and the general public will have the chance to blast down a frozen ramp at speeds over 35 miles per hour in an all-out effort for glory at the USA Luge Toboggan Championships, to be held on Jan. 3.Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLean year for birds LAKE - This year's Christmas Bird Count numbers were a little low here, possibly due to a lack of food in the wild.Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTGhosts of the wilderness appear in unexpected places Emperor, a veteran Adirondack guide and game protector with the old Conservation Department once claimed, "A guy that claims he's never got lost, never went in the woods very far.Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT