Blog Entries in 2013

Submitted by Kim Rielly on Dec 02, 2013
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Cross Country Skiing In Schroon Lake ReconWith winter looming, but not QUITE here yet, I decided one day recently to do some recon for cross country ski season in the Schroon Lake Region.I’ve done a lot of hiking in the region. In reviewing the trail systems for this recon mission, however, I realized that most of my hiking - both summer and winter - has been in the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness. There
Submitted by Elizabeth Lee on Oct 03, 2013
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 Pharoah Mountain--the name itself has enough allure to make a hiker curious.  This week the trail was as satisfying as expected.  From the beginning of the day we knew we were in for a spectacular outing.   We left the car that has lower clearance in the Crane Pond Road parking area and drove my vehicle somewhat further into the Goose Pond trailhead. Crane Pond Road is
Submitted by Paula Piatt on Aug 11, 2013
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Concerned that your summer “to do” list is going to interfere with your time on the water?Not to worry.These hot August days were made for “getting all your work done during the day” and “fishin’ early and late.”If you’re looking for a quiet paddle on a pond or lake at a relaxing pace, or a quick and productive fishing outing on your boat, stick to sunrise and sunset.Once the kids roll out of bed
Submitted by Kathy Recchia on Aug 05, 2013
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Tags: Arts
Schroon Lake is harboring a gem. But this year, due to insufficient funding, that gem is appearing in the rough. The Adirondack Shakespeare Company, based in Schroon Lake, could not afford a main stage production of Shakespeare this season but that has not stopped them from producing a superb staged reading of the bard’s popular comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing.” The production is at the
Submitted by Steve Piatt on Jul 30, 2013
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This time of year, when water temperatures are an issue on the region's trout streams, I feel more like a turkey hunter – arising well before dawn and staggering out the door to go trout fishing.But that's what we have to do right now, since water temps generally rise steadily during the day and often by mid- to late morning have reached the high 60s and sometimes higher. That's much too high for