How do you narrow the Schroon Lake Region to three hikes? There are just so many opportunities for hiking in the region for the first-time hiker to the extremely fit. Below are three hikes that will get you to views, water, and everything in between. Listed from easiest to hardest, even the more difficult hike up Treadway only approaches a moderate degree of difficulty. Enjoy the region and be
Let's hit the road!
As a recent college graduate, I currently find myself preoccupied with a heavy combination of work and summer classes – both of which keep me more than busy during the summer months. A little too busy, as they often prevent me from engaging in some of my favorite outdoor activities. Camping certainly being one of them. I remember when I was younger, as I think back to my teen
The not so secret, secret, swimming holeEver have one of those special places that you think belongs just to you?
As a child that was a little quasi beach just north of Schroon Lake. I can remember the first time my dad brought me to this secluded spot. He pulled off on the side of the road in seemingly the middle of nowhere. All I saw was a small herd path and a lot of trees. I had no idea
The softer side of runningI like to trail run. Why? It’s not like running on a hard, paved road. Generally, trails are softer terrain comprised of packed dirt or grass or other natural surface. It’s a great way to get some exercise while completely immersing myself in the gorgeous landscape that I call home; listening to the birds and witnessing the seasonal changes to the Adirondack flora.
If you're into fishing, the name says it all: Schroon Lake.
The region is located just south of the Adirondack High Peaks, an area typified by jagged mountains and rugged, tumbling brooks. But while Schroon Lake has its share of rivers, including the mighty Hudson, it's also dotted with a seemingly endless amount of waterbodies.
To a fishing layman like myself, it might seem like streams and