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Get ready to ride
With the "winter that wasn't" officially over, thoughts have shifted from skiing to biking. And just like your body, your bike will likely need a tune-up before going too hard this spring.
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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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Densmore shares her passion for the trail
Saranac Lake native Lisa Densmore has penned a new hiking guidebook for the Adirondacks that is geared toward hikers of all levels.
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Summers pass fast, but memories last
Summer is the most fleeting of all Adirondack seasons. It typically arrives late and departs early, yet memories of the season can last a lifetime. Adirondack summers have staying power.
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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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The Park: More than just a tourist destination
What is it that makes a visit to the Adirondack Park so special?
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Essex County: Golf destination
Championship courses. Hidden gems. Enjoyable nine-hole layouts.
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Cycling race weekend coming to Wilmington and Saranac Lake
WILMINGTON — Team Placid Planet has announced plans to host two cycling races in June. The 2nd annual Wilmington-Whiteface Road Race will be held on Saturday, June 13 and the inaugural Saranac Lake Downtown Criterium the following day, Sunday, June 14. Both races are sanctioned by USA Cycling and provide opportunities for men, women and youth — including first-time racers — to participate.
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Steripen: Efficient and great for day hikes
KEENE VALLEY — Last August, while hiking Mount Marcy on my way to an interview with the summit stewart atop the peak, I decided I could lighten my load by carrying less water.
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