Lake Placid News, 25 Feb 2020 08:20:44 EDTTue, 25 Feb 2020 08:20:44 EDT warns of avalanche risk on Adirondack slopes snow can be exciting for skiers, snowboarders and winter mountaineers, but for those thinking of heading into the steep Adirondack backcountry, the state Department of Environmental Conservation issued a warning Friday: Be careful of...Fri, 7 Feb 2020 00:00:00 EDTSWIMMING THROUGH TREES: Prepare for your snowshoe trip with this gear list list is what I use for most snowshoe excursions. It may seem like a lot of stuff, but as you can see, most of it is wearable and small items. Please feel free to use this list as a starting point, but not an end-all-to-be-all.Fri, 7 Feb 2020 00:00:00 EDTCuomo would give APA extra $1 million to renovate headquarters BROOK -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed giving $1 million to the state Adirondack Park Agency to renovate its Ray Brook headquarters.Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EDTWeather challenging for duo's thru-hike of the High Peaks - Mike Jaworski and Nick Glasser sat on a tailgate Monday, Jan. 13, drinking champagne and eating prosciutto. They had 46 reasons to celebrate. Thirty minutes earlier, they had wearily hoofed it off the Esther Mountain trailhead.Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EDTA slightly different route to the top of Esther's nothing like fresh snow for bushwhacking. I had been eyeballing this route for quite some time, and the blue skies accompanied by the fresh white snow was all the convincing I needed to lure some poor soul into joining me.Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EDT