Lake Placid: “The Best Day on Nordic Skis in Two Years!”

Lake Placid: “The Best Day on Nordic Skis in Two Years!”

Fun, fun, fun on the Olympic ski trails at Mt. Van Hoevenberg.   The Adirondack Mountains are covered in snow! Tuesday’s Nor’easter dumped 8+ inches of snow here at 2,200 feet outside the Village of Lake Placid, and more, much more, in the high...
Nor’easter Hits Lake Placid and the Adirondack Mountains

Nor’easter Hits Lake Placid and the Adirondack Mountains

Schools and businesses in northern New York cancel classes and meetings. I gaze at the zoomed-out radar, transfixed by the east to west twirling shades of blue. From soft baby to powerful deep navy blue, it delights. I will the dreaded green to stay on the edges of...
Happy Winter Solstice 2016

Happy Winter Solstice 2016

Today marks the winter solstice of 2016, and, for a change, in the Adirondack Mountains it actually feels and looks like winter. It is 24 degrees and snowing as I type here at Adirondack Lifestyle HQ, in Lake Placid, New York. The region has enjoyed a cold and snowy...
Make an Adirondack Luminaria Ice Candle

Make an Adirondack Luminaria Ice Candle

No one does a better job at beauty than Mother Nature. It is probably for this reason I collect and display Nature’s works of art. Artifacts from the outdoors like old bird nests and sea shells, pine cones, birch bark, and fresh balsam branches collect dust in my home...
Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

The Lake Placid region of the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York was the place to be for snow-starved skiers this weekend. An early season snowstorm that hit Saturday night into Sunday left in its wake 6 inches of heavy wet snow and intermittent power outages....
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