New York State Issues Muddy Trail Advisory for Adirondack High Peaks

New York State Issues Muddy Trail Advisory for Adirondack High Peaks

As a new season of outdoor hiking and recreation on public lands in the Adirondack Mountains kicks off, New York State officials issued a warning to hikers. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) urged hikers to be cautious and postpone hikes on trails above 2,500 feet until trails at high elevation have dried and […]

Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

Early Snow Blankets Lake Placid Region

The Lake Placid region of the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York was the place to be for snow-starved skiers this weekend. An early season snowstorm that hit Saturday night into Sunday left in its wake 6 inches of heavy wet snow and intermittent power outages. Cross-country skiers lucky enough to be within driving distance […]

Happy First Day of Spring 2015 from Adirondack Lifestyle

Happy First Day of Spring 2015 from Adirondack Lifestyle

Quick Adirondack ski report included.   It is with a heavy heart I wish you a happy first day of spring. Although skiing in and around the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York remains delightful, its inevitable decline is nigh. Drama was appropriate for that...
Lake Placid Powder Alert

Lake Placid Powder Alert

And Here Comes Spring!     Yesterday’s surprise band of snow squalls left six inches of delightful fresh powder at 2,200 feet in Lake Placid, N.Y. , and more at higher elevations. The mini-dump was the perfect treat — just what upstate New York...
2014 Ends With a Chill in the Adirondack Mountains

2014 Ends With a Chill in the Adirondack Mountains

Today dawned chillier than tonight’s champagne. It was only a few degrees above zero when I sipped my first cup of tea early this morning, and the digital thermometer did not hit double-digits until noon. The cold is a welcome return to normal after last...
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