The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

After a warm and almost hot road bike ride last week, I had to bundle up – just put a coat on, it’s all relative – to go outside this morning. Then, after a chilly weekend, Monday morning dawned 28 degrees and snowing, with an inch of snow on the ground at 2,200...
Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Baxter Mountain

Short But Sweet Adirondack Hikes – Baxter Mountain

A favorite hike report originally published in 2011.  Little effort but big views. At 2,440 feet in elevation, Baxter Mountain is certainly not one of the tallest Adirondack peaks. The stunning views from the top however will surprise hikers who give it a try. Indeed,...
Major Arctic Outbreak Imminent in the Adirondacks

Major Arctic Outbreak Imminent in the Adirondacks

By Meteorologist Garrett Marino From one extreme to the other. A strong dichotomous temperature pattern has developed across the country this week, which will conclude on Sunday with the coldest temperatures for cities Philadelphia and New York likely since 1994 (near...
Record Warmth Continues in New York’s North Country

Record Warmth Continues in New York’s North Country

By Meteorologist Garrett Marino December was the warmest on record for New York’s North Country, nearly a fifteen-degree Fahrenheit departure from normal, and milder than an average November. Much of the globe also experienced record warmth. The mild weather...
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...
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