Your Adirondack Basecamp
August 22, 2019
I finally made it. After years spent drooling over photos and gazing longingly at maps, I was standing on the shore of Boreas Ponds, staring across its remote waters at the mountains of the Great Range. The sun was warm and it encouraged me to swim...
August 21, 2019
It’s easy to find something to do in the Adirondacks, especially if you like being outside, but it can be hard figuring out where to begin. If you’re traveling with the family, that can be even more difficult as differing ideas converge on what...
August 21, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Susan Repko Outside time As soon as I see the morning light in the summer, I start thinking about how to spend the entire day outside. After months of gray and cold, Adirondackers go into overdrive during this time of...
August 8, 2019
An amazing time of day It was a beautiful evening as I unloaded my boat for a paddle on Cheney Pond, one of my favorite little gems to explore in the Adirondacks. The mosquitoes were pestering me as I unloaded the boat, but once I pushed off onto...
August 7, 2019
Nostalgia isn’t always bad. It can lead you to try things you remember loving as a kid. Like square dancing. I hadn’t square danced since I was in my elementary school enrichment class where Hot Cross Buns blaring on a plastic recorder was...
August 6, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger, Susan Repko Walking down our classic Main Street just became more enjoyable thanks to a few new businesses. The local folks are glad to see that more storefronts are happily occupied. Now you can buy what everyone...
August 1, 2019
Don't drive through — stop and take a look You may have driven through Newcomb, and thought “there is not much here.” But wait! If you are an outdoor enthusiast you will be pleasantly surprised, as there is plenty to do and see!. Camp In the fall...
July 23, 2019
Submitted by CycleADK and Dave Kraus. Photos courtesy of Cycle Adirondacks/Pure ADK.  For a cyclist, finding the perfect route for a great day trip is an evergreen quest. Here’s my take: It would be on unfamiliar roads, but not too far away, and...
July 15, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger, Susan Repko Who’s here The Schroon Lake community is a wonderful mix of people. Locals who were born here, retirees who moved north while their friends went south, and second homeowners who rush up the Northway on...

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