Winter Sped Into Lake Placid and Brought a Snowy Treat

Winter Sped Into Lake Placid and Brought a Snowy Treat

It was tempting to practice some Lake Placid Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) and stay tucked-in my cozy home yesterday. I didn’t, but I imagine I am not the only one who hustled to dig out of storage clothing appropriate for outdoor recreation in...
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...
Owls Head Trail Closed on Weekends

Owls Head Trail Closed on Weekends

Press release from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Effective immediately the trail to the summit of Owls Head in the town of Keene in the Adirondacks is closed to public access and use on weekends. The trailhead and all but the last 0.1 mile of...
2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

It is shaping up to be a delightful Memorial Day weekend of outdoor fun in Lake Placid, NY, frequently cited as one of the country’s “Best Outdoor Towns.” After the typical Adirondack roller coaster spring weather, things are finally heating up. Air...
Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Evidence supports the Adirondack Lifestyle Wellness Theory. . . again. Maria felt under the weather; she was tired and lethargic. Despite her normally sunny disposition she had little enthusiasm for life. She had a tough time mustering any strong feeling, good or bad,...
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