Category: Adirondack Mountains

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Average Winter Snowfalls in the Adirondacks

Wintertime. The season when the mountains are blanketed in snow and the air is crisp, cool, and full of adventure. The Adirondack region is known for its snow, but it’s not always clear exactly how much there will be. Even we locals aren’t always sure what to expect. It seems like every year, we’re left […]

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Common Wildlife As Seen From Your Adirondack Property

The Adirondack Mountains are home to a vast array of wildlife, from tiny chipmunks and moles to massive moose, cougars, and black bears. Birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and insects abound in the Adirondacks, making the region an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts of all passions and pursuits. The Adirondack Park’s 6.1 million protected acres […]

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The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

If you have spent any amount of time in the Adirondacks or the backcountry, it is likely you have heard the term “LNT” in passing. But what is LNT? Why is it so important? The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace serve as an indispensable set of tools that guide and teach us how to […]

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The Beauty of Owning Adirondack Property in the Spring

Spring sometimes gets a muddy reputation in the mountains, but spring is actually an awesome time to own Adirondack properties. From the end of March through the end of June, the Adirondacks truly come alive. Flowering trees and greening meadows slowly take over the snowy slopes and wildlife comes out of hibernation. Truly, there’s nothing […]

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FAQs About Twin Ponds Preserve & Adirondack Waterfront Property

Twin Ponds Preserve offers Adirondacks lakefront property in a secluded 4,300-acre area. Located in the northern reaches of the Adirondack Wilderness area, Twin Ponds is a hidden gem that includes a pristine 500-acre lake with nearly 7 miles of shoreline. Here are a few frequently asked questions we get about life in and around Twin […]

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Adirondack Winter Hike Up Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain, located in the center of the Adirondack Wilderness, towers like a giant over its namesake lake, a beautiful body of water speckled with wooded islands.  The mountain stands at 3750′ in elevation, only a couple of hundred feet shy of a High Peak. The trail to the summit is 2 miles long and […]

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Enjoying the Adirondacks in the Winter

Visiting the Adirondacks in the winter can be a delightful experience regardless of the weather. Read on for tips to safely enjoy a beautiful, brisk adventure in this mountain wonderland. Winter in the Adirondacks offers adventures for the whole family. Whether you chose to ski, ice skate, snowmobile or snow hike, every day offers new […]

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A Quick Guide to Adirondack Conifers and Hardwoods

Nothing compares to the colorful foliage that the trees in the Adirondacks show off every fall. A big part of this beautiful natural landscape is the fact there are about 100 native species of trees in the region. But the trees you’ll see surrounding your home here in the mountains depends primarily on elevation. Keep […]

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Adirondack Hiking Guidelines & Safety Tips

One of the best parts about owning your own piece of the Adirondacks is having a network of hiking trails right in your backyard! Whether it’s a snowshoe trek through the woods or a summertime hike up one of the Adirondack high peaks, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines and safety tips for your […]

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