Lake Placid: “The Best Day on Nordic Skis in Two Years!”

Lake Placid: “The Best Day on Nordic Skis in Two Years!”

Fun, fun, fun on the Olympic ski trails at Mt. Van Hoevenberg.   The Adirondack Mountains are covered in snow! Tuesday’s Nor’easter dumped 8+ inches of snow here at 2,200 feet outside the Village of Lake Placid, and more, much more, in the high...
A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

This entire winter in the Adirondacks exemplifies one of my favorite adages, “Carpe Adirondack diem.” I usually invoke these words either when it is a spectacular day for outdoor recreation, or when the conditions are decent but predicted to go downhill...
Forlorn in Lake Placid

Forlorn in Lake Placid

We are currently living through the least snowiest winter in Lake Placid, New York. This photo of Ziggy on Lake Placid the lake during a recent hike – not cross-country ski – captured the spirit of winter 2016 in the Adirondacks. So far.
Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Click through the images for this year’s Adirondack Easter eye candy. This year’s treats are snow and skiing themed because that is what is going on in Lake Placid Easter weekend 2015. As usual, click on an image for a larger version. Happy spring holidays...
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...
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