Your Adirondack Basecamp
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 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...
November 1, 2019
Vacations are in our history. In the 1800s, as train service extended upstate and city-dwellers began looking for ways to escape the heat of summer, word spread about the beauty of the Adirondacks: the clean, freshly scented air, cool, sparkling...
October 21, 2019
There is an official scent for autumn and despite what your local coffee shop tells you, it is not pumpkin spice. I'll tell you what is: the earthy, damply peaty scent of fallen leaves, mixed with pine. You'll find it in the woods as leaves crunch...
October 10, 2019
Hiking a new trail in the Adirondacks is a special thing, and I’ve been lucky enough to do two recently: Wolf Pond and Boreas Ponds. Just to be clear, I’m not talking about trails that are new to me, I’m talking about two brand new trails, freshly...
October 2, 2019
Fall is in the air, and in the kitchen. This time of year the Adirondacks is ablaze with fiery colors and warm kitchens. Schroon Lake, with its shimmering blue lake located right off Main Street, is perfect for leaf peeping and eating fall treats....

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