2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

It is shaping up to be a delightful Memorial Day weekend of outdoor fun in Lake Placid, NY, frequently cited as one of the country’s “Best Outdoor Towns.” After the typical Adirondack roller coaster spring weather, things are finally heating up. Air temperatures hit 70 in the Adirondack Mountains this week and the water in […]

Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Happy spring! It has been a delightful spring thus far in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. Spring skiing (more on that later) was the best in years. And when it was time to bid my favorite season good-bye, I jumped right on the road bike thanks to record-breaking warmth and sunshine. Life is good […]

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

After a warm and almost hot road bike ride last week, I had to bundle up – just put a coat on, it’s all relative – to go outside this morning. Then, after a chilly weekend, Monday morning dawned 28 degrees and snowing, with an inch of snow on the ground at 2,200 feet outside […]

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...
Adirondack Green

Adirondack Green

Outdoor Recreation Starts Early in the Adirondacks As you can see in this morning’s outdoor yoga view, there more shades of green on display in the Adirondacks than I can describe. This is noteworthy since I am not usually at a loss for words. If you compare the...
Adirondack Alpine Biome to Rain Forest in Days

Adirondack Alpine Biome to Rain Forest in Days

In typical Adirondack weather fashion, the climate went from cold, to hot and dry, to rainy and warm in one week. As you can see, hardwood leaves are sprouting green and opening before our eyes. Like a rain forest, it is a colorful, sensory extravaganza in the...
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