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...
Adirondack Winter Solstice Ski

Adirondack Winter Solstice Ski

Conditions were fast for today’s tuck-n-go ski around the Porter Mountain Racing Loops on the Olympic cross-country ski trails at Mount Van Hoevenberg. This delightful ski was the perfect way to set the tone for a great Adirondack winter, officially here as of...
Back on Snow and in the Freezer in Lake Placid

Back on Snow and in the Freezer in Lake Placid

A Big Tip of the Tuque to the Crew at Mount Van Hoevenberg At the risk of repeating myself, it has been a winter of extreme weather in the Adirondacks. In a not so ironic twist, the Southern Jet Stream took my advice and went home, but his slightly less annoying...
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