Taste the Trail...
So, a random Saturday afternoon and Greg and I find ourselves passing through Schroon Lake. It’s early evening and since we are child-free and have no solid plan, when we see the sign for Paradox Brewery: "Follow The Trail" - well, it seems like pulling in is the right thing to do. So we do. I mean, we can follow directions sometimes, when we try. It’s a good call - I can tell
Exploring the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness5 Family-Friendly HikesThe Pharaoh Lake Wilderness is located north of Schroon Lake with Route 74 bordering it to the north, East Shore Road to the west, and a small portion of Route 8 at the south end. The wilderness area is 1,100 acres in area, with around 70 miles of trails, and over three dozen bodies of water – not to mention the miles upon miles of
Theodore Roosevelt was not only one of the few presidents of the United States that many feel were born to do the job, but a true activist for the Adirondacks and wilderness. Roosevelt’s love of wilderness and our Adirondack Park would take an unforeseen turn in 1901, which no one had dreamed of and would put him in the front seat for a wilderness campaign.
On September 6th, 1901, President
This is my favorite time of year, (if you don’t count summer).
Seriously, one might find it odd, but I actually enjoy what some here call “stick season,” that stretch of leafless, snowless time that exists between the brilliant reds and oranges of fall foliage and the exhilarating snow-covered white of winter.
It’s a break of an unpredictable amount of time during which one can hike or trail run
Getting excited for ski season
Last year was my first time taking runs at Gore Mountain, I went with a friend and co-worker, Nicole (she skied and I boarded). It was an ideal first experience, the kind where you feel instantly welcome, a home away from home of sorts, and I can’t wait for a return trip. Along with my day at Gore, I had to stop for work in the nearby town of Schroon Lake. It was