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Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Jan 09, 2015
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Daily storage of your winter gearThroughout the winter season your gear gets wet then dry, wet then dry, and this process happens over and over again all season long – this can be tough on gear. The more active your season the more important it is to take care of your gear, which in turn takes care of you. While I don’t have all the answers to extend the life of your gear, I would like to get you
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Dec 20, 2014
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Jones and Hedgehog Hills---Winter bushwhacking in the Hoffman Notch WildernessThe Hoffman Notch Wilderness is almost 39,000 acres of prime real estate butting right up to Hoffman Road in Schroon Lake. I made my decision to go and visit just a small portion of the beauty that lies within that green line they call wilderness. A buddy and I met at the exit for Schroon Lake off I-87 and carpooled
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Nov 14, 2014
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Exploring the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness5 Family-Friendly HikesThe Pharaoh Lake Wilderness is located north of Schroon Lake with Route 74 bordering it to the north, East Shore Road to the west, and a small portion of Route 8 at the south end. The wilderness area is 1,100 acres in area, with around 70 miles of trails, and over three dozen bodies of water – not to mention the miles upon miles of
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