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Whiteface Mountain hosts media day

December 22, 2016 WILMINGTON — More than three dozen reporters, photographers and cameramen enjoyed a day of free skiing and food at Whiteface Mountain Wednesday, Dec. 14 during the mountain’s annual media day event. more »»

A cold trip to the top of the state

December 21, 2016 It was one of those bitter January mornings, where the snow creaks under foot and the car sounds like it’s in pain when the key is turned. more »»

Know your ice and travel with caution

December 21, 2016 The fresh snow squeaked under foot as I walked briskly toward the trailhead. more »»

Dramatic video, photos of Algonquin rescue released

December 15, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a short video showing Tuesday’s dramatic helicopter rescue of one of the two hikers who went missing on Algonquin Peak. more »»

Social media effect

December 15, 2016 LAKE?PLACID — As David Gomlak walks through each nook of the hostel he owns with his wife, Terri Maxymillian, their unconditional love for the Adirondack 46 High Peaks is reflected at every turn. more »»

Hundreds of Santas ski at Whiteface Mountain for a day

December 15, 2016 WILMINGTON — On Sunday, Dec. 11, Whiteface Mountain hosted its first monthly Give Back Sunday as well as its second annual Santa Ski Free Day. more »»

Rescued hikers back home after 2 nights on mountain

December 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Two hikers who went missing Sunday, Dec. 11 on Algonquin Peak were located and rescued Tuesday after spending two unplanned nights out in bitter cold weathe. more »»

The winter season rumbles in

December 14, 2016 The rumble of passing snowplows has steadily increased over the last week as a series of snowstorms continued to pass through the region. more »»

Consider survival on any winter trip

December 14, 2016 Earlier this week, a pair of hikers became lost in the High Peaks and spent two unplanned nights in what can be described as arctic conditions. more »»

Missing hikers found alive, hypothermic near Algonquin summit

December 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The two hikers who went missing on Algonquin Peak and spent two unplanned nights out in bitter cold weather have been found alive but may be severely hypothermic. more »»

DEC searching for missing hikers in High Peaks

December 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID – State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers are conducting a search for two hikers who failed to return from a hiking trip up Algonquin Peak in the High Peaks... more »»

DEC attempts to curtail accidental discharges, fatalities

December 7, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking up an awareness campaign in the wake of several hunting-related shooting deaths this year. more »»

Stalking whitetails in snowless woods

December 7, 2016 There was a time, not so long ago, when a brisk, cold blanket of snow covered the local landscape for a fair share of the year. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Konowitz sheds light on backcountry rescue volunteers

December 1, 2016 KEENE — During frigid, icy winters here in the Adirondacks, rescue phone calls from deep within the wilderness occur on a weekly basis. more »»

DEC seeks comments on proposed hunting regs

December 1, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking the public to submit comments on several proposed changes to state hunting regulations. Comments will be accepted until Dec. 23. more »»

Big Tupper’s opening still uncertain this winter

December 1, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Amid heavy recent snowfall, organizers of Big Tupper Ski Area are still considering whether to open it this winter, according to Jim LaValley, chairman of volunteer organization... more »»

Brown provides early look at Finch lands

November 30, 2016 Phil Brown, the editor of the Adirondack Explorer and author of the “Short Hikes” series, has come out with a new book on the recently acquired Finch, Pruyn and Co. lands. more »»

Snow lovers celebrate fresh season

November 30, 2016 Skiers, boarders, snowshoers, sledders and hunters celebrated as the first major winter storm of the season delivered more than a foot of fresh powder just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday... more »»

Local governments call for access and wilderness for Boreas lands

November 29, 2016 A local government coalition of towns in the central Adirondacks is calling for both wilderness and access as the state Adirondack Park Agency prepares to decide the make-up of land within the Borea... more »»

Missing hunter found dead

November 28, 2016 ELLENBURG CENTER – A Vermont man who has been missing for more than a week was found dead Sunday morning, Nov. 27, on the eighth day of looking for hi. more »»



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