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...
Lake Placid Powder Alert

Lake Placid Powder Alert

And Here Comes Spring!     Yesterday’s surprise band of snow squalls left six inches of delightful fresh powder at 2,200 feet in Lake Placid, N.Y. , and more at higher elevations. The mini-dump was the perfect treat — just what upstate New York...
Fruit Striped Gum on Mount Marcy

Fruit Striped Gum on Mount Marcy

As you can see in today’s featured photo, many leaves have already vacated the trees here in the Adirondack High Peaks. The  sturdy minority who remain; some sugar and red maples, cherries, and yellow birches, run the gamut of the yellow spectrum from pale...
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