Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Too little too late for skiing, but it is pretty. The dusting of snow that coated the ground this morning in Lake Placid was a bittersweet treat. After the warmest winter on record, there is no snow base to accept this post-equinox offering. In a normal winter, we...
Happy First Day of Spring 2015 from Adirondack Lifestyle

Happy First Day of Spring 2015 from Adirondack Lifestyle

Quick Adirondack ski report included.   It is with a heavy heart I wish you a happy first day of spring. Although skiing in and around the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York remains delightful, its inevitable decline is nigh. Drama was appropriate for that...
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...
2014 Ends With a Chill in the Adirondack Mountains

2014 Ends With a Chill in the Adirondack Mountains

Today dawned chillier than tonight’s champagne. It was only a few degrees above zero when I sipped my first cup of tea early this morning, and the digital thermometer did not hit double-digits until noon. The cold is a welcome return to normal after last...
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