The New York Times Loves the Adirondacks Too!

The New York Times Loves the Adirondacks Too!

Here’s some excellent news - the New York Times featured Whiteface Mountain and the Adirondacks recently in their special Ski Guide Travel Section. They say, “Ten miles from Whiteface lies the village of Lake Placid, which the ski industry magazines often...
All Things Adirondack and Skiing

All Things Adirondack and Skiing

It is time for an update on the status of Adirondack ski conditions. This will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog. These Adirondack ski reports are mandated public service announcements (PSAs) that fulfill the appropriate ratio of commercials about my...
Skiing’s great!

Skiing’s great!

It is the winter holiday period in Lake Placid and town is hopping. There are a vast variety of things to keep a family occupied; from taking a dog sled ride on Mirror Lake, to skating and skiing of every kind. You could exhaust yourself and still not do and see...
Whiteface Mountain Makes the Grade

Whiteface Mountain Makes the Grade

Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, New York, was recently named the 4th most popular ski resort in North America by Conde Nast magazine. I was pleasantly surprised to hear this news. As you may have noticed, I am a big fan of the Adirondacks. And even after living...
Christmas Eve 2007 in the Adirondacks

Christmas Eve 2007 in the Adirondacks

It is snowing like crazy here, thank goodness. Here’s the real snow report: we lost about 18 inches of the 30 inches of snow we had on the ground in yesterday’s warm and rainy windstorm. Winds topped 70 mph here; there are many trees down and limbs across...
Stunning First Day of Adirondack Winter

Stunning First Day of Adirondack Winter

The first day of winter dawned beautiful here in Lake Placid. The moon was still up when I got up this morning, but I couldn’t get a good photo of it reflecting off the icicles hanging in front of my windows at home. Instead, you get this photo of early morning...
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