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Bicycle-based shops happy with rail decision

February 19, 2016 While much of the focus of the rail/trail debate has centered around the historic aspect of the train and business opportunities that the rails could provide, several other businesses in the area ar... more »»

APA delays primitive camping regs

February 19, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency found issues with its proposed primitive camping guidelines that were issued last December and will likely reissue the guidelines as well as hold an... more »»

UP CLOSE: The unseen, unsung heroes of Whiteface Mountain Ski Center

February 18, 2016 WILMINGTON — When you are gliding down Boreen or shredding Skyward, it’s easy to not realize that someone worked hard to make it so enjoyabl. more »»

APA OKs Great Camp Santanoni upgrades

February 18, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency decided Thursday, Feb. 11 that proposed changes at historic Camp Santanoni in Newcomb are in compliance with the State Land Master Plan. more »»

Baby chicks: signed, sealed and delivered

February 17, 2016 The chicken or the egg? It’s the eternal question, but for those of us who raise chickens, that question usually has a pretty clear answer in the form of a delivery from the post office. more »»

Shed heads discover whitetail tendencies

February 17, 2016 I’ve never spent much time hunting for “sheds,” a term used to describe the dropped antlers of a whitetail deer. more »»

EMBARK: Over the Humphrey

February 13, 2016 A close hiking friend and I have been eyeballing this peak for quite some time and the talk of an old open pit mine and what looks to be an old trail leading up to it piqued our interest even... more »»

EMBARK: Shelter from the wind and cold

February 12, 2016 When thinking of ice fishing, the classic sight of someone hunched over a hole in the ice, jigging rod in hand, perched on a cooler is most likely what comes to min. more »»

EMBARK: Additional gear to take ice fishing

February 11, 2016 Anyone with an ax and a fishing pole can do this,” Tim LaDue of Lake Clear says about ice fishing. more »»

APA approves rail-trail plan

February 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency voted Thursday afternoon to approve a plan that would split a railroad corridor into two parts: one with a trail replacing the tracks and one with... more »»

Toboggan chute shuts down due to structural conditions

February 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The town Toboggan Chute on Mirror Lake will not open at all this season, the North Elba town board said at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 9. more »»

EMBARK: Choosing the right tip-up

February 10, 2016 There are basically two ways to catch fish while ice fishing: jigging and tip-ups. more »»

Bands are for the birds

February 10, 2016 I only heard the rapid heart beat for a second before feeling the pain. more »»

The good old days when winter brought snow and ice

February 10, 2016 For as long as I can recall, the winter season has always been my favorite time of the year. more »»

EMBARK: Ski-shoe to an old favorite

February 9, 2016 Mount Colden is one the 46 High Peaks that just doesn’t get old, and the winter seems to be the best time to climb it. more »»

EMBARK: The joy of living a life of adventure

February 8, 2016 It’s not often that a memoir about mountaineering kicks off with a story about a man who has “excellent third-world jail experience,” but that is exactly what Geoff Tabin did with his 1993 tome... more »»

Foundation will hold annual hiking fundraiser

February 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The ADK High Peaks Foundation raises money each year in an unusual wa. more »»

The road to Whiteface Mountain

February 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — When Josh Suskewicz looks at mountain towns and ski resorts across the country, he sees the “ultimate opportunity” for destinations like Whiteface Mountain. more »»

Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails

February 5, 2016 The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday, Feb. 4 by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. more »»

Big Tupper won’t open this season

February 4, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Despite the best efforts of a dedicated crew of volunteers, Big Tupper Ski Area will not open this season. more »»



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