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...
Adirondack Green

Adirondack Green

Outdoor Recreation Starts Early in the Adirondacks As you can see in this morning’s outdoor yoga view, there more shades of green on display in the Adirondacks than I can describe. This is noteworthy since I am not usually at a loss for words. If you compare the...
Adirondack Alpine Biome to Rain Forest in Days

Adirondack Alpine Biome to Rain Forest in Days

In typical Adirondack weather fashion, the climate went from cold, to hot and dry, to rainy and warm in one week. As you can see, hardwood leaves are sprouting green and opening before our eyes. Like a rain forest, it is a colorful, sensory extravaganza in the...
The Adirondack Spring Mosey

The Adirondack Spring Mosey

Mother Nature  took her time getting to spring in the Adirondacks this year.  Miraculously, the damp, snowy, and cold spring of last weekend is a mere memory, supplanted by yesterday’s surprise 70-degree heat. Slowly but surely, the spring sun cannot be denied;...
Happy Vernal Equinox 2014 from the Adirondacks

Happy Vernal Equinox 2014 from the Adirondacks

A Day Late and a Dollar Short  Today’s “Happy New Year!” greeting comes a day late because a busy first day of spring is a good one. It is a dollar short because although today is the first full day of spring 2014, it is cold and snowing in the...
Late Spring in the Adirondacks Report

Late Spring in the Adirondacks Report

It rained, it was warm. It snowed, it was warm.  And then, it rained a great deal. The weather pattern in the Adirondacks this spring has been a challenge. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts had to be light on their feet and equipment in order to make the best of Mother...
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