Owls Head Trail Closed on Weekends

Owls Head Trail Closed on Weekends

Press release from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Effective immediately the trail to the summit of Owls Head in the town of Keene in the Adirondacks is closed to public access and use on weekends. The trailhead and all but the last 0.1 mile 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...
Lake Placid Rainbow

Lake Placid Rainbow

A quickly passing cloudburst left behind a perfect moment of rainbow and moon in the Adirondacks this evening. Click on the image for a larger version of the...
Happy Summer Solstice from Adirondack Lifestyle

Happy Summer Solstice from Adirondack Lifestyle

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James For some of us who live in the mountains the first day of summer is bittersweet. The arrival of the day of the year we in the Northern...
The Sun Returns to the Adirondacks

The Sun Returns to the Adirondacks

This is another one of those Hurry Up! posts.  This is an exhortation to haste if you want to enjoy the first weekend of sunshine in 25 or 30 days in the Adirondacks.  If you don’t live here and have been waiting for a nice sunny weekend to enjoy a hike, paddle,...
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