Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Too little too late for skiing, but it is pretty. The dusting of snow that coated the ground this morning in Lake Placid was a bittersweet treat. After the warmest winter on record, there is no snow base to accept this post-equinox offering. In a normal winter, we...
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...
Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Click through the images for this year’s Adirondack Easter eye candy. This year’s treats are snow and skiing themed because that is what is going on in Lake Placid Easter weekend 2015. As usual, click on an image for a larger version. Happy spring holidays...
Lake Placid Powder Alert

Lake Placid Powder Alert

And Here Comes Spring!     Yesterday’s surprise band of snow squalls left six inches of delightful fresh powder at 2,200 feet in Lake Placid, N.Y. , and more at higher elevations. The mini-dump was the perfect treat — just what upstate New York...
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...
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