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Outdoors

Adirondack Mountain Reserve parking system starts May 1

ST. HUBERTS — The state Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Mountain Reserve this week announced the parking reservation system to promote safe access to trails in the state Route 73 corridor will resume May 1, following a successful season in 2023. Since the launch ...

Northville-Placid Trail celebrates centennial

LAKE PLACID — The Northville-Placid Trail is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a newly developed website — NPT100.com — and a series of events throughout the summer and fall. The trail was formed in 1922 as one of the Adirondack Mountain Club’s first projects. ...

Season nears end at Whiteface

WILMINGTON — With snow in the forecast late this week and a warming trend predicted for next week, the ski season is winding down at Whiteface Mountain. The annual Pond Skimming Contest is set for noon Saturday, April 6. Sign-ups are limited to the first 100 contestants. Skiers and ...

Annual Ice Out Benefit canceled

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid lake is set for its earliest ice out ever since records started in 1919. This year, the annual Ice Out Benefit contest, which has traditionally raised money for the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, has been canceled for the first time in almost 30 ...