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The Art of Chopping Wood — Make Sure Your Woodpile Measures Up

In suburbia, your neighbors might say, “Wow, Mike’s lawn looks great this year!” In the Adirondacks, while we appreciate green grass, the neighbors here are more impressed by your woodpile. While chopping and stacking wood seems simple, there’s an art to making the job easier and safer. Here are some tips for building a wood […]

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Mike Black

Practical Tips to Make a Smooth Transition to Adirondack Life

Making your home in the Adirondacks is a wonderful way to experience the natural beauty and outdoor lifestyle that mountain living offers. But like any change of address, there are some basic ideas you should know to make the transition and daily life easier. Get an Appropriate Vehicle It’s not news that the Adirondacks get […]

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Long Lake NY

FAQs About Long Lake & Long Lake Real Estate

Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to relocate permanently or you’re looking for a quiet place to get away from busy life, Long Lake has you covered. While you look at available properties in the Adirondacks, here are a few frequently asked questions we get about Long Lake and what makes it unique for […]

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rocky summit path on whiteface mountain

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain at 4,867’ in elevation is New York’s fifth-highest peak, and bigger sister peak to adjacent Esther Mountain. Named for it’s signature snowy peaks ten months out of the year, Whiteface is perhaps most famous for hosting the alpine skiing competitions of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface’s east slope is home to the Whiteface […]

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The Adirondack Mountains are home to many gorgeous lakes

The Appeal of Adirondack Property

Living in such a beautiful place as the Adirondacks, traveling it’s roads, hiking it’s trails, and canoeing it’s waters on a year round basis is such a great blessing to me, but perhaps the familiarity of it all can damper it’s wonder to a certain extent. However, one of the joys of showing Adirondack property […]

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view from top of mountain in winter with snowy trees and mountains in distance

Northern Adirondacks and St. Regis Mountain

In the heart of the lake and river country of the northern Adirondacks rises St. Regis Mt at 2,874′ in elevation. It’s not a large mountain by High Peaks standards, but is prominent in its location in the midst of this beautiful wilderness of water. From its open peak and fire tower are commanding views […]

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reflection of clouds on quebec brook

An Adirondack Treasure – Quebec Brook

A perfect late summer day on Quebec Brook in the northern Adirondacks, a beautiful stream where you are sure to find yourself alone in wild country. The boreal forest of the Canadian north, consisting of black spruce and tamarack, is common in this region of the Park. There is something about the vast stretches of […]

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everton falls in winter

Everton Falls

It’s early spring at Everton Falls. Well, maybe. Winter, in it’s final death gasp, has painted the landscape white with snow overnight. The temperature hangs at 19 degrees on this April morning. The East Branch of the St. Regis River tells the truth; it’s spring alright. Recent rains and melting snow have swollen the river […]

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