Happy Telemark Tuesday!

Happy Telemark Tuesday!

Just a few days before the summer solstice in Lake Placid and I’m already tired of it. I will mark the holiday with a bonfire and a smile, and dream of long ski days. I am just kidding, but only a little bit. Who doesn’t enjoy the warm sun on their...
Winter Arrives in the Adirondacks

Winter Arrives in the Adirondacks

Which Makes This a Very Happy Telemark Tuesday! Last week’s cold and snowy weekend, when temperatures dropped to below zero after a 4 inch snowfall, was just a prelude for the next winter storm predicted to hit the Adirondacks tonight. The experts promise a foot...
Telemark Tuesday: The Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway Ski

Telemark Tuesday: The Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway Ski

In honor of  Telemark Tuesday and the current weather forecast, let’s reprise a classic. One of my favorite fall Adirondack activities is a cross-country ski up and then down the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, aka the Whiteface Toll Road. This...
Telemark Tuesday in the Adirondack Backcountry

Telemark Tuesday in the Adirondack Backcountry

We have reached the time of year in the Adirondacks when some of us dream of snow and wait. We dig the ski gear out of storage, wait for snow, tune the skis, check the weather forecast, and wait for snow. I tell myself, any day now, any...
Happy October and Telemark Tuesday from the Adirondacks!

Happy October and Telemark Tuesday from the Adirondacks!

Today’s featured photo is evidence from last year that yes, it does snow in the Adirondacks in October. As a matter of fact, I skied on the Whiteface Mountain Toll Road one wonderful year on October 10th, a very special day in my book. My fingers are crossed for...
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