Let the Adirondack Summer Fun Begin!

Let the Adirondack Summer Fun Begin!

As the calendar confirms and you can see in today’s featured photo, summer has arrived in Lake Placid. When today dawned clear and blue, I knew a  morning hike would be the perfect way to celebrate Summer Solstice in the Adirondacks. The resident biologist and...
Cascade Mountain: a Classic Adirondack Hike

Cascade Mountain: a Classic Adirondack Hike

Although considered one of the easiest hikes of the 46 Adirondack high peaks, a hike up Cascade Mountain is no walk in the park. At 4,098 feet, the bald summit of Cascade Mountain is a popular destination for intermediate hikers. The 2.35 mile moderate climb includes...
Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Baxter Mountain

Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Baxter Mountain

At 2,440 feet in elevation, Baxter Mountain is certainly not one of the tallest Adirondack peaks. The stunning views from the top however will surprise hikers who give it a try. Indeed, for a small investment of time and energy, outdoor recreation enthusiasts who make...
Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Owls Head Mountain

Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Owls Head Mountain

Hikers please note recent news: “Owls Head Trail Closed on Weekends.” A perfect hike for children, puppies, and anyone who likes almost immediate scenic view gratification, Owls Head Mountain is a local favorite short and sweet Adirondack hike. Located...
Adirondack Wellness Prescription: Climb Pitchoff Mountain

Adirondack Wellness Prescription: Climb Pitchoff Mountain

There’s no doubt about it, time spent outdoors immersed in nature and away from the chaos of the modern world is good for humans. There have been many scientific studies conducted on this phenomenon and now there is even a diagnosis for people who don’t...
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