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...
Earth Day in the Adirondack Mountains

Earth Day in the Adirondack Mountains

Happy Earth Day 2017 from the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. In honor of our collective Mother, I hope you can spend as much time as possible outside today to honor her handiwork. Also in honor of Earth Day, I will reprise a story from the Adirondack...
Nor’easter Hits Lake Placid and the Adirondack Mountains

Nor’easter Hits Lake Placid and the Adirondack Mountains

Schools and businesses in northern New York cancel classes and meetings. I gaze at the zoomed-out radar, transfixed by the east to west twirling shades of blue. From soft baby to powerful deep navy blue, it delights. I will the dreaded green to stay on the edges of...
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