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Lumberjacks in training
PAUL SMITHS — It’s a steamy late July morning in the woods at the beginning of the summer’s first serious heat wave. Flies are swarming and biting incessantly, and it’s work to even stand up.
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A dozen intrinsic seasonal delights
1. Drive the Whiteface Mountain toll road. Walk the long, cool tunnel on a humid day to take the elevator to the summit, and watch as the sun begins to set. It’s a lazy man’s way to climb a High Peak.
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Enduring ‘The Longest Day and Night’
SARANAC LAKE — In the past year, Becky Sutter has taken up the sport of adventure racing, a grueling competition that requires athletes to be adept in a wide array of activities from paddlesports to mountain biking.
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Mini-tri draws a loyal following
LAKE PLACID — Anyone who happens by the Mirror Lake Beach area on a Monday evening during the summer has likely heard Brian Delaney’s voice booming through a megaphone.
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Welcome to the town of Jay
From where the East Branch of the Ausable River meets the West Branch to the towering mountain tops, the township of Jay includes some of the most breathtaking vistas in the Adirondack Mountains. Swimming holes, picnic spots, fishing, hiking, biking, wonderful bed and breakfast inns, motels and house rentals, there are numerous ways to enjoy yourself in our wonderful town.
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Tupper Lake Tinman
TUPPER LAKE — Not quite ready for the Ironman competition? The Tupper Lake Tinman is right for you. This event is half the distance of an Ironman. It consists of a 1.2-mile swim in Raquette Pond, a 56-mile bike ride on state Route 3 to Cranberry Lake and back, and a 13.1-mile run through Tupper Lake.
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