Blog Entries in July 2015

Submitted by Alan Belford on Jul 27, 2015
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A Chance to go CampingLast week Wren and I took a camping trip down to Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest where we explored a variety of places for birds and anything wild. After a brief stop in Schroon Lake, we drove from town up into the wild forest where we briefly explored some areas along Northwoods Club Road before stopping at the southern trailhead along Route 28N for Hewitt Eddy. Hiking
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Jul 18, 2015
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View in seclusion, the Hoffman Notch WildernessJimbo and I had a plan. Well, I had a plan, and Jim was all about coming along for the ride. I have driven by the North Hudson exit off I-87 probably a hundred times now, and over the course of those passings I always feast my eyes on this one particular peak that rests over the top of Palmer Pond. I had always assumed it was Squaw Mountain from a
Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 14, 2015
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By Kathryn Behuniak My husband is always anxious to get out onto the water and paddle. For the last several years, I was focused on completing my quest to hike all 46 of the Adirondacks’ High Peaks. Now that I’ve met that goal, I’m ready to row! I’m not a complete newbie to paddling. We’ve owned recreational kayaks for over a decade. We’ve paddled many different ponds and areas in the Central
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Jul 07, 2015
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DID YOU KNOW that Snyder Hill has one of the most fascinating hidden views?Snyder Hill? Where’s Snyder Hill? Well it’s not far from the town center of Schroon Lake. If you locate Hoffman Road and follow it toward the small Hamlet of Irishtown you will drive right beneath it. From the road you can see it clearly and if you look close you can see the cliffs residing near the summit. Now, more
Submitted by Sue Cameron on Jul 02, 2015
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Arts are a vital component of the Schroon Lake Region’s summer calendar. As a matter of fact, the oldest summer music school in the United States has its home in Schroon Lake. The beauty of the landscape and the clean mountain air could have a little bit to do with inspiring artists, whether they reside here or visit. Some of America’s most acclaimed painters have spent time capturing the