Lake Placid News, 22 Feb 2017 01:16:14 EDTWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:16:14 EDT just right for backcountry skiing appears the winter season will remain in command of the land for a spell.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTBear harvest numbers lower than usual in 2016 in New York took fewer bears than normal last year, but the biggest bear killed in 2016 was more than 30 pounds heavier than the previous year's largest.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTKeene ice climbing guide seriously hurt in fall Keene climbing guide suffered grievous injuries when he fell about 50 feet while ice climbing at Chapel Pond Wednesday, Feb. 8.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTApparent safe ice can be most dangerous people fell through the ice on area waters last weekend. Nine. And two of those folks are never going home again. Early Saturday morning, three men went through the ice of the Raquette River in Tupper Lake.Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTWeighing assumed risk during adventurous travel was bound to happen sooner or later. It is an occupational nuisance that continues to linger in the back of my mind whenever I take to the woods or waters. Although I've always managed to heed its call, I've never allowed it to scare me off.Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT