Your Adirondack Basecamp
February 14, 2020
Submitted by guest blogger Eileen Mowrey Giant, rugged and alluring, the Adirondack High Peaks have an almost magnetic draw for adventurous hearts. Approaching these mountains from the Schroon Lake Region gives hikers one of the most remote...
February 7, 2020
"At sunrise everything is luminous." - Norman Maclean Adirondack resident Beth Melecci loves to experience the rising of the sun. For her, the regular arrival of the sun over the horizon isn't just another day, it's a new day. It has promise,...
January 31, 2020
Everything in the Adirondacks tells a story, whether it be ecological, social, or cultural. Often interwoven in the abundant natural history narrative is one of human relations and community. Of course, we’ve all read about guides and loggers:...
January 27, 2020
Submitted by guest blogger Sue Repko The winter in Schroon Lake brings arctic cold and sometimes it feels like the air could crack. On these mornings, ice fishermen and women can be seen setting up their gear or waiting patiently for the flag on...
January 24, 2020
National Plan for Vacation Day is celebrated the last Tuesday of January, and for good reason - Americans leave millions of paid vacation days on the table each year. So don’t be a fool, plan a long weekend or a week-long getaway to the Adirondack...
January 14, 2020
Here in the Adirondacks, we love winter. Really, really love winter: building snow forts, ice skating on frozen lakes, sledding down hills, and warming up with hot cocoa. As good as that sounds (and I know you're pondering your next winter vacation...
January 13, 2020
The Adirondack Hub is an extremely unique area of the Adirondacks with many wonderful places to visit. I recently took a trip to Newcomb to visit Kelly and Tony Audino at their new business, the Lake Harris Lodge, which opened at the beginning of...
December 2, 2019
As soon as the snow starts to fall, eager beaver Adirondack residents and visitors start thinking about a very important question: how soon can we ski? For some, this means alpine skiing. For others, it's cross-country, the origin of all skiing, a...
November 29, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Susan Repko Schroon Lake is a classic Adirondack small town where family memories are made. Perhaps you’ve jumped off a dock into our pristine lake or relaxed in an Adirondack chair with warm beach sand under your feet...
November 12, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Julianna Carattini How many sunrises have you seen this year? With my third season of hunting whitetail deer beginning, this question is never far from my mind. On those early mornings when my warm bed starts to look...

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