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. 

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...
Thank you summer,  you can leave Lake Placid now.

Thank you summer, you can leave Lake Placid now.

Despite how the hot and humid weather makes it feel like mid-summer in the Adirondacks right now, it is the second week of September. Leaves are changing and snow has already fallen in western parts of the United States. I haven’t whined about skiing and I have...
Here Comes Ironman Lake Placid

Here Comes Ironman Lake Placid

Gird Your Loins! They’re baaaaack. The Iron people that is. If you are in the northeastern Adirondacks right now, welcome to the region’s busiest week of the year — Ironman week. Ironman hopefuls and their entourages are everywhere today in and around Lake...
Rusted Root Rocks Lake Placid, Lake Placid Rocks the Outdoors

Rusted Root Rocks Lake Placid, Lake Placid Rocks the Outdoors

Just Announced: Rusted Root Returns to Lake Placid February 27, 2016 The large selection of flora, fauna, rivers, lakes, hiking trails, and paddling routes may be the most well-known, but they are not the only diversity found in the vast Adirondack Park of upstate New...
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