It’s time to create a Lake Placid Ambassador program
"Lake Placid is the future of the Olympics; the future of the Olympics is Lake Placid. We're one in the same."
buzz  adirondacks  essexcounty  olympics  lakeplacid  marketing  editorial 
2 days ago
Haystack Mountain pits climber against nature
"This was raw, angry nature, telling us to go away."
buzz  adirondacks  climb  weather  highpeaks  essexcounty 
2 days ago
Keene’s Tony Goodwin a force of nature
"If you've hiked in the High Peaks, you've probably walked all over Tony Goodwin's work."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  ski  keene 
2 days ago
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Weather, Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled on Thursday March 26, 2015
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3 days ago
Consul General Of Canada In NY Speaks On Cross-Border Relationship (audio)
"From cross-border trade to security, New York’s northernmost communities strive for close ties with our neighbors to the north"
news  adirondacks  newyork  canada  border  economicdevelopment  politics 
3 days ago
Snirt Run secures insurance policy from New Jersey company
"It is an ATV rally that draws riders from all over the state for early runs on town and Lewis County roads, chiefly on the Tug Hill Plateau."
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  conservation  economicdevelopment  events 
3 days ago
Boat-washing will be expanded
"The Lake George Park Commission will man a seventh boat-washing station in its second-year of the pilot program to test mandatory boat-washing around Lake George waters."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating  invasivespecies  fish  conservation 
4 days ago
A brutal winter slowly yields to spring (audio)
"It has been a record-breaking winter in terms of snow and cold in New York's North Country."
buzz  adirondacks  weather 
5 days ago
Noonmark Mountain - Dix Mountain Wilderness - 3/18/15
"The "easy" way up is from the Ausable Club Road via the Henry L. Stimson trail."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
6 days ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 3/16-3/22/15
"New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide."
news  adirondacks  dec  franklincounty  essexcounty  marcy  hike  highpeaks 
6 days ago
Hurricane Mountain from Route 9N - 3/17/15
"I got out of work at 4 PM and told some folks I was going to do a quick climb of Hurricane. They looked at me like I had two heads."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
11 days ago
Colvin and Blake 3/15/15 for #44-45: Dedicated to my boy Mills
"I pretty much just leave my bag packed all winter and my shell stuff in a pile so it didn't end up being all that tough." - heh, me too.
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks 
11 days ago
Bailey 13th (Burke 14th) at world champs
"Lowell Bailey, of Lake Placid, finished 13th and Tim Burke, of Paul Smiths, was 14th in the men's 15-kilometer race"
news  adirondacks  lakeplacid  vermontville  ski  events 
11 days ago
Controversial waterfront resort clears major hurdle in Saranac Lake (audio)
"Every so often an issue pops up in a small town that goes viral; it sparks fierce arguments about the community’s future, about the vision for the local economy, about the quality of life."
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  essexcounty  taxes  economicdevelopment  forestpreserve  conservation  politics 
12 days ago
Who are we in Lake Placid? What is our identity?
"In my opinion, a lot of the problem is that ORDA and the Convention and Visitors Bureau don't work together, year round, for the common goal of promoting the community, for the benefit of the whole region."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  lakeplacid  tourism  destinationmarketing  essexcounty  orda  taxes  olympics 
12 days ago
Canoe lawsuit could establish New York recreational waterway access
"Depending on how it is settled, it could mean that waterways bordered by private land are open to public recreational use."
news  adirondacks  paddle  heritage  wilderness  hamiltoncounty  media  politics  forestpreserve 
12 days ago
XC Ski - Pine Pond Trail - Lake Placid - 3/14/15
"It is actually an old woods road that connects Averyville Road in Lake Placid to Oseetah Lake in Saranac Lake."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  lakeplacid  essexcounty 
12 days ago
Moonlight Hike to The Pinnacle
"Not only did the hike raise awareness of the Land Conservancy’s effort to save the mountain, but it also brought visitors to town on an otherwise ordinary March evening."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  warrencounty  lakegeorge 
12 days ago
For sub-arctic birds, the North Country is Florida
"Maybe we could learn some tricks from these hardy vacationers."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  weather 
12 days ago
Wooden skis still have fans in a high-tech age of plastic and steel (audio)
"Even in this high-tech age of plastic and metal, and waxless skis, some die-hards say a good wooden ski is hard to beat."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  snow  heritage 
13 days ago
Insurance still a concern for the Snirt Run
"The club intends to be secretive about agents and companies it is working with to obtain the policy, because it does not want this policy to be revoked too."
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  events 
16 days ago
Marcy and Skylight 3/7/15: winter high peaks 42 and 43
"Being on the highest point of New York State never ceases to blow my mind. You can't help but linger for just a moment thinking of what that means and the novelty of a journey to get there."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  climb  marcy  essexcounty 
17 days ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search And Rescue Highlights: 3/2-3/8/15
"Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people from the backcountry."
news  adirondacks  hike  snowshoe  snowmobile  dec  stlawrencecounty  franklincounty  essexcounty 
19 days ago
MacNaughton Mountain (4000') - High Peaks Wilderness - 3/7/15
"As many people know, MacNaughton Mountain has the dubious distinction of being the only 4000' mountain in the Adirondack Park that is not on the 46ers list of 4000' high peaks."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  climb  essexcounty 
20 days ago
ADK's Volunteer Trail Work 2014 Accomplishments
"Over 240 volunteers participated in various ADK Supervised Volunteer trail projects & workshops in 2014."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  conservation 
20 days ago
Cuomo touts upstate tourism
"Several initiatives aim to lure visitors to the Adirondacks"
news  newyork  politics  economicdevelopment  adirondacks  tourism  destinationmarketing 
20 days ago
Magazine ranks StLawCo in top 10 for factory expansions
"The rankings focus on new corporate facility projects or expansions with significant impact."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  economicdevelopment 
20 days ago
Winter Camping 101
Practicing logistics in a low-risk way.... excellent start to camping in the Best Season.
buzz  adirondacks  weather  camp  snow 
23 days ago
Governor to return to Lake Placid for 2015 Adirondack Winter Challenge
"Cuomo and other government officials will sample skiing, bobsledding, and various ice sports."
news  adirondacks  tourism  economicdevelopment  politics  newyork 
23 days ago
Hiker's death hangs over trip
"You don't go out in weather like that, do you?"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  climb  weather  highpeaks 
23 days ago
Zombie tourism
"The Adirondacks: Where it’s easy to escape!"
buzz  adirondacks  tourism 
24 days ago
Lake Placid site offers skeleton rides
"For $75, visitors on winter Saturdays can take a sled ride belly down, head first on a sled the size of a throw rug."
news  adirondacks  orda  ice  essexcounty  lakeplacid 
24 days ago
Gore Mountain: 02/28/2015
"A beautiful, cloudless sky took the edge off Saturday morning's single-digit cold."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  goremountain  warrencounty  northcreek 
24 days ago
Haystack and Basin 2/28/15
"How would the conditions be? Would I have to buy crampons and an ice ax?"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
24 days ago
Part of Glens Falls Civic Center wall collapses, hoops games moved
"Officials said they have not yet determined who will be responsible to pay for repairs."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  taxes  glensfalls 
24 days ago
Peru Nordic Evil Empire Set to Defend the Faith at 2015 NYSSRA Championships
"However it all shakes out, count on a strong contingent of Nordiques to be out in force on Saturday to Ski and Destroy!"
buzz  adirondacks  ski  events  peru 
24 days ago
County lawmakers urged to make Amish use orange triangle emblem on their buggies
"I’m not trying to be mean to any type of people. This would be for their own safety and the safety of the other drivers on the road."
news  adirondacks  transportation  heritage  stlawrencecounty 
24 days ago
Watching Wilderness grow as the forest reclaims the Burn Road
"The State of New York has owned the Burn Road on the north side of Little Tupper Lake, part of the William C. Whitney Wilderness area, since 1997 when it bought the 14,700-acre north end of the larger Whitney tract. It was classified as Wilderness soon thereafter"
buzz  adirondacks  hamiltoncounty  littletupper  conservation  wilderness  forestpreserve 
26 days ago
2 Notorious Guides In Adirondack History
"Before railroads and automobiles, travelers depended on the quality and skills of North Woods guides to show them the region’s natural beauty, to feed them and provide the best in hunting and fishing."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  crime 
26 days ago
Developers: Jericho Rise Wind Farm on track for completion in 2017 (audio)
"If you do the math, there’s not a wind turbine in Northern New York that will pay for itself and go on to helping for climate change."
news  adirondacks  franklincounty  energy  conservation  economicdevelopment  politics 
26 days ago
County Votes To Keep All $4M In Mohawk Land Claims Settlement
"Franklin County and the federal government have to approved the land claim deal before anyone gets paid."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  border  newyork  heritage 
26 days ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 2/23-3/1/15
"Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people from the backcountry."
news  adirondacks  dec  essexcounty  herkimercounty  highpeaks  hike  snowmobile 
26 days ago
‘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 
4 weeks ago
From frozen pipes to frozen manure, a winter full of headaches
"This year's deep, prolonged freeze has sent frost 6 feet underground, deeper than usual."
news  adirondacks  weather  ice 
4 weeks ago
Remembering hermit French Louie with bear grease and maple syrup (audio)
"Louis Seymour, better known as "Adirondack French Louie" made the wilderness between Inlet and Lake Pleasant his home from the 1860's until his death on February 27, 1915."
news  adirondacks  camp  heritage  events  speculator  hamiltoncounty 
4 weeks ago
Nordic Fest this weekend
"A new three-day festival at Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross-Country Ski Center is set to begin Friday, Feb. 27."
news  adirondacks  events  lakeplacid  ski  essexcounty 
4 weeks ago
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 weeks ago
Seven Awesome Adirondack Stats
"...the Adirondack Park is large and full of awesome places to visit and explore."
buzz  adirondacks  photography 
4 weeks ago
USGS: Another Small Quake in Adirondacks
"The Adirondack region is one of the most seismically active areas in the Northeast, thanks in part to a series of small fault lines in the area."
news  adirondacks 
4 weeks ago
Wilderness as therapist
"A growing number of veterans and researchers are racing to understand nature’s power to heal."
campfire  wilderness 
4 weeks ago
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 
4 weeks ago
A push for clustering
"We know it’s a steep climb because the APA is not interested in improving the regulations."
news  adirondacks  fultoncounty  economicdevelopment  conservation  forestpreserve  politics 
4 weeks ago
Bridge in Adirondacks to be replaced starting Monday
"The Route 86 bridge over the west branch of the Ausable River in Wilmington, Essex County, will be closed starting Monday to replace the bridge. A new span is expected to be open by June 1."
news  adirondacks  transportation  wilmington  essexcounty  lakeplacid 
4 weeks ago
Submit comments on the Draft Bald Eagle Conservation Management Plan through Apr 10 2015.
"New York State was instrumental in the restoration and recovery of the bald eagle in the northeast United States and continues to play an important role in providing suitable habitat for our nation's symbol"
campfire  dec  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  conservation  newyork 
4 weeks ago
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 
4 weeks ago
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 
4 weeks ago
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 
4 weeks ago
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 
4 weeks ago
Hotel Saranac developer says competing project should be delayed (audio)
Every available room-alternative is gonna cut into his REVPAR, so what do you want him to say? (Both projects supported by NYS grants).
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  lodging  economicdevelopment  taxes  franklincounty  essexcounty 
4 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 2/16-2/22/15
"Be sure to properly prepare and plan before entering the backcountry."
news  adirondacks  dec  essexcounty  hike  snow 
4 weeks ago
The Triangulation of Verplanck Colvin
"Few fully understand what the Adirondack wilderness really is."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  maps 
4 weeks ago
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