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 […]

Summer Solstice in the Adirondack Mountains

Summer Solstice in the Adirondack Mountains

That’s a wrap on spring! Welcome to summer and enjoy this photo essay of the season from Adirondack Lifestyle in Lake Placid, New York Happy longest day of the year! The good news is it is all downhill from here as the days grow shorter and we make our way to winter. The record-breaking warm weather […]

Forlorn in Lake Placid

Forlorn in Lake Placid

We are currently living through the least snowiest winter in Lake Placid, New York. This photo of Ziggy on Lake Placid the lake during a recent hike – not cross-country ski – captured the spirit of winter 2016 in the Adirondacks. So far.
October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

After we rode out Hurricane Joaquin on an east coast barrier island, the resident biologist and I jumped on an airplane last week and deplaned in 98-degree Tempe, Arizona for a three-day family celebration. Literary cognoscenti appreciate the effect of contrast when...
Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs Fall arrived in Lake Placid this morning at 4:21 a.m. This time of year in the Adirondacks is usually noted for the outrageously colorful foliage, but the leaves are slow...
Thank you summer,  you can leave Lake Placid now.

Thank you summer, you can leave Lake Placid now.

Despite how the hot and humid weather makes it feel like mid-summer in the Adirondacks right now, it is the second week of September. Leaves are changing and snow has already fallen in western parts of the United States. I haven’t whined about skiing and I have...
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