Seasons Collide to Create a Stunning Lake Placid Morning

Seasons Collide to Create a Stunning Lake Placid Morning

Today dawned clear and crisp, and I was not ready for it. It is not unusual to be greeted by a morning temperature of 23 degrees in the Adirondack Mountains in mid-October, but the past month has been unseasonably warm. I had been lulled into warm-weather clothing...
Happy First Day of Fall from the Adirondack Mountains!

Happy First Day of Fall from the Adirondack Mountains!

The first day of fall 2017 dawned brisk and clear in Lake Placid. The chill didn’t last long; the temperature was above 70 degrees by noon today. The last days of summer in the Adirondack Mountains were delightfully sunny and warm thanks to the influence of a...
Late Summer is Early Fall in the Adirondack Mountains

Late Summer is Early Fall in the Adirondack Mountains

Swim season au-naturel is almost over in Lake Placid. Although the meteorological and the astronomical calendars disagree, it is easy to believe fall starts on August 1 in the Adirondack Mountains. Trees apt to change colors first get started, and the average daily...
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...
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