Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

The Lake Placid region of the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York was the place to be for snow-starved skiers this weekend. An early season snowstorm that hit Saturday night into Sunday left in its wake 6 inches of heavy wet snow and intermittent power outages....
October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

After we rode out Hurricane Joaquin on an east coast barrier island, the resident biologist and I jumped on an airplane last week and deplaned in 98-degree Tempe, Arizona for a three-day family celebration. Literary cognoscenti appreciate the effect of contrast when...
Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs Fall arrived in Lake Placid this morning at 4:21 a.m. This time of year in the Adirondacks is usually noted for the outrageously colorful foliage, but the leaves are slow...
Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Now is the time for last minute outdoor swims in the Adirondacks. A week of unseasonably warm weather kicks off September in the Adirondack Mountains. Although many of us are ready for snow, these warm temperatures are welcomed by most. I’ll admit, it is nice to...
Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Swim in the Adirondacks soon. Although the meteorological and the astronomical calendars disagree, it is easy to believe fall starts on August 1 in the Adirondacks. Trees apt to change colors first get started, and the average daily temperature is lower each day....
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