Drone regs are on DEC’s radar
"It’s legal to fly one over Adirondack wilderness but illegal to launch one from there."
news  adirondacks  dec  forestpreserve  photography 
yesterday
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled on Thursday April 20, 2017
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  dec  hike  camp  climb  ski  essexcounty  weather  currentconditions 
2 days ago
As Winter Recedes, Lake George Area Faces Tragedy Left From Last Summer
"Alexander West, 25, is standing trial on manslaughter and other charges stemming from the death of Charlotte McCue, 8."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating  events  crime 
3 days ago
Adirondack Experience Inc. - Home
To instill trust and confidence through care and compassion, so that individuals make positive changes for personal growth.
adkx 
4 days ago
AE Online :: About Us
Since 1990, Adirondack Experience, Inc. (AE) has been successful in establishing itself as a lead agency in blending adventure programming with traditional therapy.
adkx 
4 days ago
Gore Mountain Chamber - Home
Gore Mountain Region offers the genuine ADK experience.
adkx 
4 days ago
The Adirondack Museum redefines itself as the ‘Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake’
"These updates are the product of several years of careful consideration and planning, and position the museum to be more attractive to the next generation of visitors."
news  adirondacks  museum  bluemountainlake  hamiltoncounty  marketing 
4 days ago
Fact checking Governor Cuomo on the North Country economy (audio)
Haha, Paterson! Really depends on which numbers you want to include. REDC?
news  adirondacks  economicdevelopment  politics  newyork  taxes 
5 days ago
Better living through bicycling
Problem is, people in control of monies aren't typically cyclists.
buzz  editorial  bike  adirondacks 
10 days ago
Trail coordinator urges rider respect during SNIRT, ATV season
"While parts of the Lewis County all-terrain vehicle trail system opened a couple weeks ago, the season will kick off in earnest this weekend with the annual SNIRT Run."
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  events  conservation 
11 days ago
Evidence hearing held in deadly Lake George boat crash
"Police say blood tests that cannot be used in court showed West had cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana in his system hours after the crash."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  crime  boating 
11 days ago
Survey shows support for Adirondack wilderness (and a lot of disinterest) (audio)
"... most New Yorkers don’t know much about the Adirondacks or pay much attention to the Park's issues."
news  adirondacks  newyork  conservation  politics  forestpreserve 
11 days ago
150 years of maple sugaring in the North Country (photos)
"Here’s a look back at maple sugaring through the ages in our region."
buzz  adirondacks  food  heritage  photography 
13 days ago
Wolf Pond - Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest - 4/2/17
"A new trail had been in the works to Wolf Pond for many years."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty 
16 days ago
Dedicated boyfriend and the girlfriend whose life he saved as they lay trapped on a freezing mountain for 48 hrs return to scene 6 months on - and they're still very much in love
"I asked him if he would still think I was pretty if didn't have any feet. And he said you could lose both your legs, both your arms and you would still be the prettiest girl in the world.
news  adirondacks  hike  dec  snow  highpeaks  weather 
22 days ago
Warren County agrees to five-year deal for motorcycle rally in Warrensburg
"The rally will be held June 2-11, generally the same week as the annual Americade rally in nearby Lake George."
news  warrencounty  events  motorcycle  warrensburg 
26 days ago
No need for statewide trail
Agree. Just fix the existing roads to be more accomodating for cyclists, enforce the law, and pass the 3-foot law.
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  newyork  bike  politics 
29 days ago
Melting, Mating, and Moving: Adirondack Life in Early Spring
"Movement is as central to wildlife as are food, air, water, and cover; yet it also brings risks – especially in a world fragmented by roads and other human development."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  weather 
29 days ago
Giant Mountain - Giant Mountain Wilderness - 3/17/17
"The problem was that with 3 feet of new snow on the ground, most trails were not broken out yet."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  climb  highpeaks  essexcounty 
29 days ago
The rise of the hipster bird-watcher
"Worse still, be braced for feigned interest among family and friends. No sooner have you started a fascinating discourse on the difference between chaffinch and goldfinch song than you notice the eyes of your nearest and dearest glaze over in stupefied boredom."
campfire  bird 
4 weeks ago
Olive residents upset about use of tracks for rail bike tours
"Cold Brook Road residents say their research shows Rail Explorers came into conflict with homeowners over their past two years of operation in the Adirondacks due to the noise of the bikes and issues with the large quantity of tourists passing by their properties"
news  adirondacks  train  catskills 
5 weeks ago
All This Fresh Snow Is Wonderful, But ...
"If you do find yourself breaking trail, be prepared to work up a sweat."
buzz  adirondacks  snow  ski  weather  highpeaks 
5 weeks ago
Adirondack Lean-to Camping and IceFishing (video)
"It rained all that evening and when we woke, the mist rising off the lake added to the beauty of the Adirondack landscape and kept providing new scenery throughout the day."
buzz  adirondacks  camp  fish 
5 weeks ago
New hiking challenge in Lake George
"While the Lake George challenge isn’t as demanding as becoming a 46er, this is still no joke. The 12 mountains require almost 40 miles of hiking and about 9,000 total feet of elevation gain."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  warrencounty  lakegeorge  washingtoncounty 
5 weeks ago
Sometimes hospitality must be brave
"To some, it’s bold as in brazen — i.e., offensive or foolish to let an accused child molester enjoy the comfort of their home rather than cool his heels in the slammer."
buzz  editorial  saranaclake  crime  media  politics 
6 weeks ago
We have faith in U.S. justice, Saranac Lake
"The real winners of this year’s snowshoeing event truly are the Saranac lake community, which deserves a standing ovation for exhibiting not only the determination to stand up for sport but also for their character in times of sheer difficulty. God bless us all."
buzz  adirondacks  saranaclake  crime  editorial  politics 
6 weeks ago
State delays action on the classification of the Boreas Ponds
Why does everything to do with the Forest Preserve have to be so complicated?
buzz  adirondacks  conservation  politics  newyork  forestpreserve  wilderness 
6 weeks ago
As lawsuit moves forward, questions about future of Adirondack tourism trains
Nobody should be able to operate a business that restricts access to public land owned by the people of New York.
news  adirondacks  train  politics  economicdevelopment  forestpreserve  newyork 
6 weeks ago
How Democrats Brought a Muslim Child Molester to America
To be fair, there's almost no way this could have been predicted (unless we find out he had a previous record).
buzz  adirondacks  saranaclake  crime  politics  newyork 
6 weeks ago
Trustee: Bailing out Tanveer Hussain was ‘the right thing to do’
"Shapiro said he and Ellis also felt some kind of responsibility for Hussain, as they were part of the volunteer committee that invited him here to compete in the World Snowshoe Championships. Ellis was the registration chair for the event."
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  crime  politics 
6 weeks ago
Girl, witnesses describe snowshoer’s affections in official statements
"He said he wanted to be with her forever and that she is his princess and they will be together forever."
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  crime  politics 
6 weeks ago
Tanveer Hussain rejects plea deal, will contest child sex charges
"A group of Saranac Lake residents, including a village elected official, have come to Hussain's aid."
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  crime  politics 
6 weeks ago
Thank You and BETRAYAL?
"It is clear that the message is… unless you are affiliated with USSA, you don’t count."
buzz  adirondacks  ski 
6 weeks ago
Luthier rescues boom log from bottom of Schroon Lake (audio)
"What this hardware would do would be to link this log with another log, then another log, to create sort of a corral for logs that were coming into Schroon Lake, down the Schroon River and on into the Hudson River and mills down in the Glens Falls area."
buzz  adirondacks  schroonlake  heritage 
6 weeks ago
Laying siege to the tower
"A classic route near Chapel Pond combines technical ice climbing with alpine-style mountaineering."
buzz  adirondacks  ice  climb  essexcounty 
6 weeks ago
Time to examine LP’s vulnerabilities
Alternatively, these very characteristics might be what makes LP unique. It's a "mountain town".
buzz  editorial  lakekplacid  adirondacks  forestpreserve 
7 weeks ago
DEC closes its snowmobile trails and roads in St. Lawrence County
"The DEC said its seasonal access roads, even those not opened to snowmobiling this season, will remain closed during the spring mud season."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  snowmobile  weather  dec 
7 weeks ago
J.P. Morgan’s 120-year-old 'Great Camp Uncas' reduced to $2.7M
"And as a bonus, the buyer of the Camp Uncas will also get an Emerson Adirondack guide boat original to the compound, two modern canoes and a rowboat."
adirondacks  camp  campfire 
7 weeks ago
Boat fatality case should not be dismissed
"West, 24, is accused of operating recklessly when driving his father’s boat into another boat near Cramer Point the night of July 25, killing 8-year-old Charlotte McCue and seriously injuring her mother."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating  crime 
8 weeks ago
Warm weather shouldn't dampen World Snowshoe Championships (audio)
"More than 350 competitors from across the country and around the world are registered to compete in the event"
news  weather  adirondacks  events  snowshoe  saranaclake 
8 weeks ago
Saranac Lake hosting 1st World Snowshoe Championships in U.S.
"Much of the action, including the 5-kilometer and 10K races, will be held at Dewey Mountain, where recent snowstorms have established a deep base."
news  adirondacks  snowshoe  events  saranaclake  franklincounty 
8 weeks ago
24 Hours after Gold
"3.3 seconds.  That was the margin when I toed the line."
buzz  adirondacks  ski 
9 weeks ago
The History of Recreational Camping in the USA
"The dense forests of New York's Adirondacks are dotted with lakes and bogs tucked among picturesque mountains. Summers are cool and the lakes are fresh and clean."
campfire  adirondacks  camp  heritage 
9 weeks ago
This is what teamwork looks like!
"I just say THANK YOU to all of you; your tireless work, sacrifice, and dedication made all of this possible!  This is your GOLD MEDAL!"
buzz  adirondacks  ski 
9 weeks ago
20 years of hard work pays in gold for Lake Placid biathlete Lowell Bailey
"I don’t think I’m going to be able to sit still all day. I’m going to go out and ski."
news  adirondacks  ski  events  paulsmiths 
9 weeks ago
DEC and State Parks Encourage Snowmobilers to Ride Safely
Snowmobilers urged to follow designated trails and avoid frozen bodies of water
news  adirondacks  weather  ice  snowmobile  newyork 
9 weeks ago
Loon Lake Mountain - Debar Mountain Wild Forest - 2/4/17
"If you are lucky enough to have the weather cooperate during a winter hike in the mountains, you can have a jaw-dropping beautiful day."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  franklincounty  loonlake 
10 weeks ago
Too salty: study says heavy use of road salt in winter damages water, soil and blacktop
"The study looked at the 10,555 miles of roads in the Adirondacks, about 25 percent of which are maintained by the state, with the rest maintained by local governments."
news  adirondacks  transportation  snow  weather  conservation  pollution 
10 weeks ago
State funding to repair three rail tracks serving Newton Falls line
"This project, along with the Newton Falls Rail Rehabilitation and ongoing demolition and abatement at the former J&L site is part of a comprehensive set of efforts to rebuild the economic development infrastructure in Southern St. Lawrence County"
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  taxes  economicdevelopment  politics  train 
11 weeks ago
Massena woman gets prison for theft of more than $250k
Only shared because of the ammount. Lack of accounting controls which lead to such crime, should also be a crime. We need to fix healthcare fraud on a National-level.
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  crime  taxes 
11 weeks ago
Tap Utica's potential as western gateway to ADKs
"Public and private partnerships to create a tourism center should be explored here, too."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  newyork  tourism  politics  herkimercounty  taxes  economicdevelopment 
11 weeks ago
Mohawks want U.S. government to put land parcels into trust
Smuggling still an issue rarely mentioned. This border needs to be controlled.
news  adirondacks  border  franklincounty  stlawrencecounty  crime 
12 weeks ago
Prosecutors withdraw drug test evidence in Lake George boat case
"technicality"..... hope they are able to still apply justice in this case.
news  adirondacks  lakegeorge  boating  booze  crime  warrencounty 
12 weeks ago
State pledges $20 million for ‘mountain coaster,’ Whiteface, Gore
"The $20 million for upgrades adds to $10 million Cuomo wants the state to give ORDA in the 2017-18 fiscal year."
news  adirondacks  newyork  whiteface  goremountain  ski  economicdevelopment  taxes  orda 
12 weeks ago
North Country Unemployment Map
There some seasonality involved in these numbers, but you get the idea.
campfire  adirondacks  economicdevelopment 
12 weeks ago
Is Frontier Town the best use of $32 million?
"If taxpayers are going to be asked to make such a large investment, the state has to make sure it’s the kind that will actually bring back a return. If not, then spend the money elsewhere."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  northhudson  economicdevelopment  taxes  politics 
12 weeks ago
The lure of thin ice
"In 1996, the amazing Jeff Lowe climbed a futuristic ice route at Poke-O-Moonshine. No one has repeated it in 21 years. That won’t stop Matt Horner from trying."
buzz  adirondacks  ice  climb  essexcounty 
january 2017
First solo winter hike in the Adirondacks: Cascade and Porter
"Hiking a mountain in pleasant summer weather can be taxing enough and it is not recommended to try winter hiking unless you have prior experience under the best of conditions!"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
january 2017
Brewer Lake
"Even though winter can be harsh in Upstate New York, it can also be very beautiful."
buzz  adirondacks  snowshoe 
january 2017
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