Category: Recreation

leave no trace sign

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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Ice Fishing Spots in The Adirondacks

The Adirondack Park of New York is renowned for its wealth of recreation opportunities. Each summer and fall hundreds of thousands of people flock to the Adirondacks to experience the natural beauty. But, if you’re only visiting during the summer you’re missing out on endless winter recreation activities. So, if you think winter is only […]

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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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Discover the Top 5 Ski Resorts in the Adirondacks

Do you enjoy skiing and want to get away in the winter? Visit the Adirondacks Mountains in upper New York State and stay at one of the many ski resorts in the area. Not sure which ski resort to choose? No problem. We’ve put together a list of five amazing and popular ski resorts in […]

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It’s Mud Season! Pull on Your Boots and Stick to the Trail

Adirondackers are fond of saying they have five seasons in the mountains — spring, summer, fall, winter, and mud. For the locals, mud season is just another natural phenomenon they take in stride. What is Mud Season in the Adirondacks? Mud season typically lasts roughly from mid-March to Memorial Day and primarily impacts hiking trails. […]

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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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