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Rules, reality and plain old common sense
"Snow depths on the mountain measured between 2 and 4 feet. The hikers did not have skis or snowshoes, or a map, compass or GPS unit with them"
buzz  editorial  adirondacks  hike  climb  snow  highpeaks  dec  ski  snowshoe  marcy 
yesterday by adirondacks
Six (6) Adirondack Full Moon Snowshoe/XC Ski Events
"There is always something magical about getting outside and skiing under a bright Adirondack full moon."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snowshoe  events 
2 days ago by adirondacks
Choosing sides: Would Russell go against Democrats to help north country?
"It’s Mrs. Russell’s prerogative to support Mr. Silver as a citizen accused of crimes."
buzz  editorial  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  newyork  politics 
2 days ago by adirondacks
Are snowshoes and MICROspikes causing damage above tree line in the Adirondacks?
"For a long time snowshoes and crampons were the main options when ascending a mountain."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  climb  snow  ice  highpeaks  conservation 
3 days ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 01/24/2015
"The views can’t be beat, the terrain is varied and challenging, and good snow can almost always be found if you know where to look."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  goremountain  warrencounty  northcreek 
3 days ago by adirondacks
Tongue Mountain Range - Lake George Wild Forest - 1/25/15
Opinions may vary, but I believe this is the Classic Lake George Hike.
buzz  adirondacks  hike  lakegeorge  warrencounty 
3 days ago by adirondacks
A bad idea, an unforgettable journey
"In trying to become a winter 46R — someone who climbs the 46 highest Adirondack peaks in winter — the Seward Range can be a bugaboo."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  weather  snow  ski 
3 days ago by adirondacks
Brewster Peninsula Trails - Lake Placid, NY - 1/24/15
"If you are on skis, and want a longer trip, the Jackrabbit cross-country ski trail passes right through the peninsula trail."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  ski  snowshoe  lakeplacid  essexcounty 
4 days ago by adirondacks
A Wash of Winter
"The empty sky is so full, so big,
that it paints the snowy ground blue."
buzz  adirondacks  weather 
5 days ago by adirondacks
Cheney Mountain, Moriah, NY - 1/17/15
"Leesa and I are not ones to pass up a trail without hiking it." (hahaha.... understatement)
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  porthenry 
9 days ago by adirondacks
Adirondack lakes are key to tourism
"Only a small portion of the public is interested in trekking into the rugged Adirondack backcountry, but just about everyone enjoys a swim in Lake George or a boat ride along its beautiful 32-mile length."
buzz  editorial  lakegeorge  warrencounty  economicdevelopment  tourism  conservation  invasivespecies 
10 days ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 01/17 & 01/18/2015
"The Martin Luther King holiday weekend is often one of the busiest of the season at Gore."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  goremountain  warrencounty  northcreek 
10 days ago by adirondacks
PROTECT responds to ill conceived resolution by the Essex County Board
"The resolution by the Board of Supervisors is an embarrassment for Essex County residents and brings Essex County unwanted and negative attention."
buzz  adirondacks  politics  media  essexcounty  conservation 
10 days ago by adirondacks
Rogers Rock - Lake George Wild Forest - 1/17/15
"Perhaps the danger of a potential fall from the top of the cliffs has prevented the Department of Environmental Conservation from promoting this location." (!!)
buzz  adirondacks  lakegeorge  warrencounty  hague  hike 
10 days ago by adirondacks
West Mountain: 01/14/2015
"If you’ve been a regular skier at West over the past several years, it’s obvious the recent change in ownership has been positive for skiers."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  warrencounty  queensbury  snow 
15 days ago by adirondacks
Appellate Court Upholds Paddling Rights
Dissenting opinion says that opening the route would "unnecessarily expand our navigability-in-fact doctrine and destabilize settled expectations of private property ownership by opening up remote, unpopulated, privately owned bodies of water as long as the public has some way, however arduous and recently acquired, of gaining access to them."
buzz  adirondacks  paddle  transportation  hamiltoncounty  media  politics  forestpreserve  heritage 
15 days ago by adirondacks
Sprawl, Adirondack style
"The housing project would chop up 1,100 acres into lots for 26 luxury homes"
buzz  adirondacks  economicdevelopment  conservation  forestpreserve  fultoncounty 
17 days ago by adirondacks
The Backcountry Skiing Is Improving
"Backcountry skiing has improved in the Adirondacks since the Great Thaw in late December, but we still don’t have as much snow as we’d like for mid-January."
snow  adirondacks  buzz  ski  weather 
18 days ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 01/11/2015
"More cold temperatures in the week ahead should keep the snowmaking crews plenty busy."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  goremountain  northcreek  warrencounty 
18 days ago by adirondacks
Winter Weekends at Camp Santanoni
"This year’s open house weekends are January 17-19, February 14-16, and March 14-15."
buzz  adirondacks  events  Santanoni  newcomb  essexcounty  ski  snowshoe  heritage  camp 
19 days ago by adirondacks
Willie Janeway, Adirondack Council
"Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn spoke with Adirondack Council Executive Director Willie Janeway on Friday, Dec. 26 at the LPN office."
buzz  adirondacks  conservation  politics 
23 days ago by adirondacks
Clear choice in the 'dacks
Long-time backers of the train in economic development need a graceful way to save-face so they can support what is logical.
buzz  adirondacks  train  bike  economicdevelopment  politics  editorial 
23 days ago by adirondacks
PROTECT rejects Denton Publications’ inflammatory efforts to censor and suppress
"Denton Publications, in Elizabethtown, recently published a scathing and irresponsible editorial attacking Protect the Adirondacks and calling for us to be censored and suppressed."
buzz  adirondacks  conservation  politics  media 
4 weeks ago by adirondacks
Mount Marshall (4360') - High Peaks Wilderness - 12/30/14
"The viewpoint for the Santanonis was basking in sunshine and we took full advantage of it."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
4 weeks ago by adirondacks
Free, Safe Rides On New Year’s Eve
No Excuses.
Have a Safe and Happy New Year!
buzz  adirondacks  booze 
4 weeks ago by adirondacks
Abolish Protect the Adirondacks!
If I could stand the unnecessary multi-paging of their content, I would have seen this Denton editorial sooner.
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  conservation  economicdevelopment  politics 
4 weeks ago by adirondacks
M45 – The Pleiades, Seven Sisters, Subaru…
"At least 6 of the stars can be seen with the unaided eye, with the number increasing to 9 or so under clear dark skies."
buzz  adirondacks  astronomy  photography 
4 weeks ago by adirondacks
Turning on the dark
"... as long as the lights are on, everybody is doing something."
buzz  weather 
5 weeks ago by adirondacks
Climbing Kane Mountain near Caroga Lake
"The half-mile loop at Kane Mountain, with it’s steel-frame lookout tower, is the ideal climb to start the season."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  fultoncounty 
5 weeks ago by adirondacks
Snow Job
"Yes, nothing says Plattsburgh City winter than another go-around with the chronic controversy of unshoveled sidewalks and who should clear them.  City or property owners?"
buzz  adirondacks  weather  snow  plattsburgh 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
My Home Away From Home
"This was the moment I knew the Adirondacks would always hold a special place in my heart."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
The Battle of the Bouquet River
"PA! PA! THE BRITCHES IS COMIN! THE BRITCHES IS COMIN!"
buzz  adirondacks  essexcounty  lakechamplain  heritage  willsboro 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 12/13/2014
"The snow came in perfect pineapple-upside-down-cake fashion, with dense snow at the onset of the form followed by increasingly lighter powder."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  goremountain  warrencounty  northcreek 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
Prospect Mountain & Black Spruce Mountain - Lake George Wild Forest - 12/14/14
"The State recently acquired a parcel of land that includes the summit of Black Spruce Mountain"
buzz  adirondacks  warrencounty  hike  lakegeorge 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
"Advantage" Adirondacks aims to turn tide on Park economy (audio)
The Forest Preserve is what differentiates us from any other rural-mountain region.
buzz  adirondacks  events  forestpreserve  economicdevelopment 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
Beach Day
Night-photography should be more of a thing.
buzz  adirondacks  lakechamplain  photography 
6 weeks ago by adirondacks
A Future for Hickory Ski Center
"Founded by 10th Mountain Division ski troopers returning from combat in Europe, Hickory’s trails, lodge and lifts display the craftsmanship of the greatest generation."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  warrensburg  heritage  warrencounty 
7 weeks ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Tupper Lake Golf Course - 12/10/14
"This is a nice area to go for a ski; especially if snow cover is not significant."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  tupperlake  franklincounty 
7 weeks ago by adirondacks
All About Lake Champlain
"Lake Champlain has long been part of an important waterway passage between the St. Lawrence and Hudson Rivers."
buzz  lakechamplain  vermont  newyork  heritage 
7 weeks ago by adirondacks
Love from a Distance
"We return because the Adirondacks absorb our anxious footsteps, they lull us to sleep with North Country breezes, they allow us to be the most authentic versions of ourselves."
buzz  adirondacks 
8 weeks ago by adirondacks
New Loppet Structure Is Off Course
"Maybe it’s time for the Loppet to leave the hands of ORDA ..."
buzz  adirondacks  events  ski  orda  lakeplacid  essexcounty 
8 weeks ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 11/28/2014
"Friday also marked the debut of the Adirondack Express II high-speed quad."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  goremountain  northcreek  warrencounty 
8 weeks ago by adirondacks
Abell 426 – Perseus Cluster
"This cluster contains thousands of galaxies immersed in a vast cloud of multimillion degree gass, and is considered one of the most massive objects within the universe."
buzz  adirondacks  astronomy 
9 weeks ago by adirondacks
Winter Preview Weekend at the HO!
"Skiing Saturday at the Happiest Place on Earth!"
buzz  adirondacks  ski  lakeplacid  essexcounty  events  snow  orda 
10 weeks ago by adirondacks
Puffer Mountain (3472') and Bullhead Mountain (3432') - Siamese Ponds Wilderness - 11/16/14
"Sunday wasn't a bluebird day near Indian Lake, but is was nice enough to get out a climb a pair of peaks on the ADK Hundred Highest list (102 highest)."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  hamiltoncounty 
10 weeks ago by adirondacks
Join First Public Hike on Wildway Passage Trail
"We invite hikers of all ages to meet on Angier Hill Road, about ½ mile north of Lakeshore Road, to walk the easy two-mile trail loop and then go to Dogwood Bakery in Wadhams for cider and cookies."
buzz  events  essexcounty  hike  westport  adirondacks  lakechamplain 
11 weeks ago by adirondacks
The Perfect Adirondack Day Hike……. Indian Head.
"The Lake Road and the Ausable Club are privately owned land, but there is an easement to allow hikers to use the property so long as they follow a simple set of rules."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
11 weeks ago by adirondacks
Snyder Hill and Oliver Hill - Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest - 11/11/14
"A little further in the distance I could see the Town of Minerva, Moxham Mountain and Gore Mountain."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty 
11 weeks ago by adirondacks
Why police get a bad rap
"Until the police start cracking down themselves on the bad actors within their ranks, the public will continue to unfairly generalize them all as abusive."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  saratogacounty  crime 
11 weeks ago by adirondacks
Mysterious Aircraft Wreckage At Spruce Lake
"It’s much harder to find them then people would think."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  accident 
11 weeks ago by adirondacks
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