Hiking

Submitted by Jess Collier on Oct 17, 2014
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Did you know there was an entire Adirondack village that was up and moved about 12 miles down the road in 1963? The village of Tahawus (pronounced tuh-HAWS, not tah-HA-wuss!) was built in the early 1940s around a mining operation. It was the middle of World War II, and the titanium there was very valuable. MacIntyre Development built housing for 180 families and 160 single men, plus other
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Oct 11, 2014
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If you missed the begining of our story read them here: PART 1 | PART 2 Sunrise to new adventureWe had just come down off of Sunrise Mountain, which you might have read about last week. We actually still had a decent little hop in our step and were looking forward to checking out a couple of peaks we had never been up before - Clear Pond Mountain and Grandpa Pete Mountain. The trailhead was a bit
Submitted by Kim Rielly on Sep 29, 2014
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Stop me if I’ve already told you this story: When I was in elementary school growing up here in the Adirondacks, my art teacher shared with our class the fact that she disliked telephone poles. Not that I knew anyone who necessarily loved them, but until she mentioned it, I hadn’t really noticed the fact that those miles of tall, uniform-looking posts connected by wavy lines of wire really mucked
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Sep 25, 2014
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If you missed part 1 read it here. Our Story Continues, Part 2:Rise and shine; the breakfast bell just went off, offering us up some gluten free French toast, bacon, fresh fruit, and most importantly – coffee. Luckily Elk Lake Lodge had a bag lunch waiting for us because day two was to be a full day as we planned to climb Sunrise, Grandpa Pete, and Clear Pond Mountains. After breakfast we took a
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Sep 18, 2014
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Hiking the Elk Lake Preserve, Chillin’ at Elk Lake LodgePart 1 of 3It has been a long time coming that Corenne and I were to stay at the Elk Lake Lodge. We have talked many times, over a cold beer, about hiking a bunch of their trails and revisiting the 100-highest peaks that reside on the property. You see, the trails on Elk Lake Property are only open to guests of the lodge, which in my opinion