Adirondacks

Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jan 29, 2018
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Valentine's Day is mid-week in 2018, which means there's still time for you to plan for that romantic weekend getaway! Which should include treats, right? Sweets to the sweet. While I would love to enact a real Valentine's Day, my husband is not free today, so I am bringing my brother. We do care about each other, even though an outside observer wouldn't be likely to mistake us for a couple.
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jan 19, 2018
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A fun part of every snowmobiling trip are those stops along the trail. Giving yourself and your group pre-planned breaks for rest and refreshment adds to the delightful time, no matter how long or short your loop may be. As thrilling as it is rocketing along the trail, it is just as important to refuel; both the sled, and the appetite. Hanging up the helmets and enjoying a good meal is part of
Submitted by Glenn Pareira on Jan 05, 2018
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’Twas The Month After Christmas…And I had a new set of skis waiting to hit the slopes! My usual stomping grounds are farther north but after visiting Gore Mountain for the first time last season, I was excited to do some more exploring. Just an hour-and-a-half north of Albany and two hours south of me, it’s the perfect mid-point for myself and my downstate friends to meet. So on a
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Dec 27, 2017
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Of all the winter sports out there, I think snowshoeing is the most versatile. Our Adirondack trails simply transform with the seasons. If you can hike there in the summer, you can snowshoe there in the winter, exchanging the bright green for the sparkly white. Another great thing about snowshoeing is how easy it is to learn. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. It doesn't need much more equipment
Submitted by Shaun Kittle on Dec 20, 2017
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The Newcomb Winterfest is more than a celebration of all things winter, it’s also a glimpse into life in the Adirondacks. The free event happens Jan. 13 in Newcomb from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Ruth and David Olbert, owners of Cloud-Splitter Outfitters, explained that life in the Adirondacks doesn’t end when it gets cold. Instead, people adapt. And skis help, too. “It’s truly a lifestyle because we