Submitted by Shaun Kittle on Jul 20, 2017
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Let’s talk about finding a sense of solitude. I’m used to spending my time among the higher peaks of the region. I love the mountains, but so do lots of other people. That’s generally OK, but sometimes I want something different, something that feels more remote. For years I’ve seen the pictures of a place called Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area. I’ve drooled over the Milky-Way-splashed night sky
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Jul 11, 2017
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Gimme a breakI have to stop. It's a compulsion. Whether I am heading north or south on the Adirondack Northway, as soon as I see the signs — you know the ones — I have an intense urge to flip on my blinker. Suddenly I realize I am hungry, thirsty, need gas, or need to stretch my legs. Mostly, I just need my dose of Schroon Lake. This past week, in the frenzy of summer travels, I had two such
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jun 27, 2017
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This is it: The big one. The annual Arts and Crafts Fair in Schroon Lake, one of the oldest and finest arts and crafts fairs in all of upstate New York. The 49th year of this giant arts and crafts fair is Saturday, July 15, 2017. This mass of white tents, with over 100 vendors, is set up on the shore of Schroon Lake. They will be busy from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for your browsing pleasure. For the
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jun 19, 2017
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The Schroon Lake Region has lots of lovely places to go for a bike ride. Whether you like road or mountain biking, there's the right mix of terrain for any age or skill level. The abundance of lovely lakes has another advantage for those who like their routes a bit on the flat side, while our rugged ranges add spice to mountain biking trails. Here are some fine choices for that next trek. Go
Submitted by Kim Rielly on Jun 05, 2017
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What if I told you that there is a high-caliber, challenging, meticulously-maintained 9-hole golf oasis with stunning views of the High Peaks hiding directly in the geographic middle of the Adirondacks wilderness? It’s not intentionally hiding, but folks who visit Newcomb, New York might not immediately associate their favorite destination for hiking, biking, and paddling with the game of golf