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...
Ziggy’s Adirondack Ski Report

Ziggy’s Adirondack Ski Report

Fortunately for all of us, Ziggy talked me into a neighborhood reconnaissance ski yesterday. The temperature had warmed to minus three (-3); with such balmy conditions beckoning, I couldn’t resist. After rain and then stupid cold temperatures, I did not hold...
Baby, It’s Cold Outside in Lake Placid – Celebrate!

Baby, It’s Cold Outside in Lake Placid – Celebrate!

Rain and then temperatures that plummeted to bitter cold are a harsh start to the first full work week of 2015. The ski report is sad but improving. Warm rain fell on the Adirondack Mountains for 36 hours and washed away the few inches of snow that had fueled recovery...
Snowstorm Hovers Over Lake Placid – Hurrah!

Snowstorm Hovers Over Lake Placid – Hurrah!

I admit I have been uncharacteristically quiet so far this ski season. I am gun shy. The last time I gloated about a predicted snowstorm, we were skunked. I have been loathe to get too excited about a forecast for fear of jinxing the outcome. It is therefore with much...
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