Lake Placid News, 1 Mar 2017 13:19:35 EDTWed, 1 Mar 2017 13:19:35 EDT snow-moving effort to save Snowshoe Championships LAKE - Tons of snow was moved to and around Dewey Mountain Recreation Center Friday, Feb. 24 in a last-minute effort to ensure there's enough to cover the race course for Saturday's World Snowshoe Championships.Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTWhiteface revenue soars over President's Weekend - Clear skies, lots of powdery snow and more than 80 open trails resulted in a three-day holiday weekend of revenue for Whiteface Mountain Ski Center. Friday through Sunday, Feb.Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTDEC issues avalanche warning for High Peaks Wilderness Area PLACID - With days of heavy snowfall leading to soaring temperatures last weekend, the state Department of Environmental Conservation was advising backcountry users that there is an increased risk of avalanches in the High Peaks.Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTNew York State DEC offering 'trail supporter' patch state Department of Environmental Conservation is offering a newly designed "trail supporter" patch for sale starting March 1. The patch, which costs $5, is designed to look like a blue DEC trail marker.Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTTouring historic Santanoni as winter lulls - After two straight days of sunshine and above-freezing temperatures, my friend and I decided we better get out skiing again before the snow is completely gone. So on Monday, Feb.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT