Welcome Back to the Adirondack Mountains, Winter!

Welcome Back to the Adirondack Mountains, Winter!

Current ski conditions below. We awoke before dawn today to the low moaning sound of ice expanding on the lake out front. It reminded me of the woman who practices Kulning, the ancient Swedish herding call, except the lake was calling-in Winter Solstice 2017. 

A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

This entire winter in the Adirondacks exemplifies one of my favorite adages, “Carpe Adirondack diem.” I usually invoke these words either when it is a spectacular day for outdoor recreation, or when the conditions are decent but predicted to go downhill...
Ziggy’s Adirondack Ski Report

Ziggy’s Adirondack Ski Report

Fortunately for all of us, Ziggy talked me into a neighborhood reconnaissance ski yesterday. The temperature had warmed to minus three (-3); with such balmy conditions beckoning, I couldn’t resist. After rain and then stupid cold temperatures, I did not hold...
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