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‘Miracle On Ice’ Players Wondering If They Can Reunite Somewhere Other Than Lake Placid
"Eruzione added that the team would happily spend the event’s 40th anniversary in Russia if it meant they would never have to return to Lake Placid again."
buzz  adirondacks  lakeplacid  olympics  essexcounty 
2 days ago by adirondacks
Marcy, Gray and . . . spruce traps!
"In case you haven’t noticed, the temperatures this winter have been below average and snowfall has been above average."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  snowshoe  highpeaks  essexcounty 
4 days ago by adirondacks
Seven Awesome Adirondack Stats
"...the Adirondack Park is large and full of awesome places to visit and explore."
buzz  adirondacks  photography 
4 days ago by adirondacks
Major changes afoot for management of the “forever wild” Forest Preserve
"If there is a unifying theme to the master plan, it is that the protection and preservation of the natural resources of the state lands within the Park must be paramount."
buzz  adirondacks  forestpreserve  conservation  newyork  politics  apa 
5 days ago by adirondacks
Dial and Nippletop 2/21/15
"Once we got close to the summit, we knew conditions were going to be tough."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
5 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Tirrell Pond - Blue Mountain Wild Forest - 2/22/15
"No one had been on the trail since last nights 2" of snow, and that was all that was covering a nice base; perfect for xc skiing."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  hamiltoncounty 
5 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Essex Chain of Lakes - Fifth Lake to Eighth Lake Loop - 2/21/15
"The Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area is the latest addition to the State Forest Preserve and has been a welcome addition to the Adirondack Park, especially for paddlers."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  essexcounty 
5 days ago by adirondacks
Paradise on the ponds
"In a time of low snow, skiers find ideal conditions on frozen ponds in the Fish Creek area."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  franklincounty 
6 days ago by adirondacks
The Triangulation of Verplanck Colvin
"Few fully understand what the Adirondack wilderness really is."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  maps 
6 days ago by adirondacks
Hoffman Notch Traverse - Hoffman Notch Wilderness - 2/16/15
"If you look at a trail map, it sticks out like a sore thumb; a long straight line traversing the whole Hoffman Notch Wilderness from north to south."
buzz  adirondacks  snowshoe  essexcounty 
6 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Short Swing Trail to Horseshoe Pond - Pharaoh Lake Wilderness - 2/15/15
"It was another cold day in the north country on Sunday 2/15, but I find that if you choose the right activity, and location, you can be comfortably warm."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  pharaohlake  essexcounty  schroonlake 
6 days ago by adirondacks
Giant Mountain & Rocky Peak (via @AdkRunner)
"Being in the mountains is my therapy of choice so we opted for a High Peak Adventure."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty  snowshoe 
7 days ago by adirondacks
Heart Lake Loop (via @MikeWeiskotten)
"Blue Skies and frigid temperatures made for clear views of Algonquin, Wright, Street, and Mt. Jo."
buzz  adirondacks  highpeaks  lakeplacid  essexcounty  hike  snowshoe 
7 days ago by adirondacks
Valuing the Adirondack Forest
"This region has, within a few years, come into great prominence and is now attracting much attention by reason of its economic and sanitary importance."
buzz  adirondacks  forestpreserve  conservation  maps  heritage 
10 days ago by adirondacks
Bald Eagle Sightings in Essex
"We’ve seen both mature and immature Bald Eagles, and it has been wonderful seeing them so freely flying and often landing in trees by the ferry dock."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  essex  lakechamplain  essexcounty 
11 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Moose Pond - McKenzie Mountain Wilderness - 2/14/15
"The trail is 1.5 miles long on a gentle uphill grade, gaining 70' in 1.5 miles."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  franklincounty  bloomingdale 
11 days ago by adirondacks
Wintry weather at the top of Whiteface Mountain (audio)
"Since the early 1960's, SUNY Albany has operated the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center at the top of Whiteface Mountain."
buzz  adirondacks  weather  whiteface  essexcounty  wilmington 
11 days ago by adirondacks
Backyard backcountry
"It’s been an excellent winter for out-the-backdoor nordic skiing."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  weather 
12 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski - Henry's Woods - Lake Placid - 2/14/15
"The snow has stayed powdery due to the extreme cold that the northeast has endured during the last couple weeks."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  essexcounty  lakeplacid 
14 days ago by adirondacks
Photo Location: Mount Jo
"The fall foliage season is particularly spectacular but you will enjoy great views any time of year."
buzz  adirondacks  highpeaks  essexcounty  photography 
14 days ago by adirondacks
XC Ski Mount Marcy (5344') - High Peaks Wilderness - 2/11/15
"There are other excellent backcountry ski trips but none that reach a summit that compares to Marcy."
buzz  adirondacks  marcy  ski  essexcounty  highpeaks 
17 days ago by adirondacks
Photo Location: Silver Lake Mountain
Looking forward to more posts like this - useful info!! (good use of tags)
buzz  adirondacks  clintoncounty  hike  photography 
17 days ago by adirondacks
Twelve Moose Get GPS Radio Collars in New York’s Adirondack Mountains
"When the moose were sighted, team members used a launched net or immobilizing dart to catch the moose."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  moose  conservation  dec 
19 days ago by adirondacks
Gore Mountain: 02/07 & 02/08/2015
"When the snow and cold are making daily headlines, skiers come out in droves."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  goremountain  warrencounty  northcreek 
19 days ago by adirondacks
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Adirondacks Version
"I was just old enough to think I knew a thing or two about what I wanted out of life, and it was definitely not to be a member of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  climb  highpeaks 
20 days ago by adirondacks
XC to Moose Pond - High Peaks Wilderness, Newcomb - 2/7/15
"The trail to the Great Camp Santanoni is a fantastic trail for a great cross-country ski trip."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  essexcounty  newcomb  Santanoni 
20 days ago by adirondacks
11 (Eleven) Adirondack Winter Carnivals, Festivals and Celebrations (via @familytime)
"Enjoy Winter Carnivals in Saranac Lake, Long Lake, Northville Sacandaga, Lake George, Raquette Lake, Old Forge, Tupper Lake, Brant Lake, Indian Lake, Hague and Inlet."
buzz  adirondacks  events 
26 days ago by adirondacks
Hickory Ski Center: It's On!
"Thoughts of skiing Hickory are always there, lurking beneath the surface, rising to the top when there is a favorable storm track promising new snow."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  warrencounty 
26 days ago by adirondacks
Hopkins Mountain (3156') - Giant Mountain Wilderness - 1/31/15
"They were whining a little bit, but it was more out of fun than agony."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  snowshoe  essexcounty 
26 days ago by adirondacks
Touch of Grey 1/31/15
"Shall we go,you and I
While we can?
Through the transitive nightfall of diamonds"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks 
27 days ago by adirondacks
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 
4 weeks ago 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 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 weeks 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 
4 weeks 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 
5 weeks 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 
5 weeks 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 
5 weeks 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 
5 weeks 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 
5 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
6 weeks 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 
7 weeks 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 
7 weeks 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 
8 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 
8 weeks ago by adirondacks
Free, Safe Rides On New Year’s Eve
No Excuses.
Have a Safe and Happy New Year!
buzz  adirondacks  booze 
8 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 
8 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 
9 weeks ago by adirondacks
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