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...
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....
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...
Adirondack Ski Report Photo Essay – February 6, 2015

Adirondack Ski Report Photo Essay – February 6, 2015

With Guest Commentary from Ziggy, the Adirondack Lifestyle Ski Dog The combination of an active weather pattern and cold temperatures has created delightful conditions for Adirondack winter outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Regular readers of Adirondack Lifestyle may...
Adirondack Winter Solstice Ski

Adirondack Winter Solstice Ski

Conditions were fast for today’s tuck-n-go ski around the Porter Mountain Racing Loops on the Olympic cross-country ski trails at Mount Van Hoevenberg. This delightful ski was the perfect way to set the tone for a great Adirondack winter, officially here as of...
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