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WCS examines effects of development

January 31, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — For scientists, the best answers are often the ones that lead to more questions. more »»

 
 
 
Rules, reality and plain old common sense

January 31, 2015 File this one under the “Oh no, not again department.” As the recent incident report from the state Department of Environmental Conservation Region 5 explained, “On Jan. 20 at 1:33 a.m. more »»

Backcountry weekend report

January 31, 2015 It’s a cold weekend to be in the backcountry. The National Weather Service predicts clear skies and a high of 2 today, with temperatures expected to drop to around minus 10 tonight. more »»

Big Tupper hosts grand opening this weekend

January 28, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — After an unseasonably warm Christmas week melted much of its snow, Big Tupper Ski Area shut down, but now it is ready to open for 2015. more »»

2 injured in separate snowmobile crashes

January 27, 2015 Two separate snowmobile crashes Saturday left two people being treated for injuries in a Vermont hospital. In the first, state police said Channa R. more »»

Cold start

January 26, 2015 more »»

Massena man injured in snowmobile crash

January 26, 2015 A Massena man suffered serious injuries in a snowmobile crash Saturday night near Loon Lake. Kenneth R. more »»

Prepared for the worst on Pitchoff

January 24, 2015 KEENE — After a frigid start to the weekend, spring was in the air. I spent the day ice climbing last Saturday, and the temperature peaked at 5 degrees in the shadow of our climbing wal. more »»

Walk off the road, and into your senses

January 24, 2015 Boots, skis and snowshoes have been responsible for taking me to most of the interesting places I’ve traveled. more »»

Canadian pair rescued after frosty night in High Peaks

January 24, 2015 KEENE (AP) — Two Canadian hikers lost in the Adirondack High Peaks spent a frigid night in the snowy wilderness before being rescued by rangers this week. more »»

Canadian pair rescued after frosty night in High Peaks (update)

January 23, 2015 KEENE (AP) — Two Canadian hikers lost in the Adirondack High Peaks spent a frigid night in the snowy wilderness before being rescued by rangers this week. more »»

Lake Placid will host 2015 National Ski Council Federation

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic village has been selected to host the 2015 National Ski Council Federation annual meeting, to be held the second week of September. more »»

Outdoor ice skating to open Friday in Tupper

January 22, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — Fans of outdoor ice skating may have reason to rejoice this weekend. more »»

Cold climb

January 19, 2015 more »»

Winter events being held at great camp

January 19, 2015 NEWCOMB (AP) — The popular winter weekends at a historic Adirondack great camp are being held again this winter. more »»

Dam plan to improve salmon, trout habitat

January 19, 2015 PLATTSBURGH (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comments on plans to modify a dam on the Saranac River a few miles upstream from Lake Champlain. more »»

Woman dies in snowmobile crash on Great Sacandaga Lake

January 19, 2015 MAYFIELD (AP) — State police say a 55-year-old Fulton County woman has died after she crashed her snowmobile during a ride on Great Sacandaga Lake. more »»

Making connections

January 17, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Foul weather can make any multi-day backpacking trip seem like an endurance contest, but what if there were backcountry huts available to shelter the weary, weather-beaten traveler... more »»

Ghosts of the wilderness appear in unexpected places

January 17, 2015 Dick Emperor, a veteran Adirondack guide and game protector with the old Conservation Department once claimed, “A guy that claims he’s never got lost, never went in the woods very far. more »»

Lean year for birds

January 17, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — This year’s Christmas Bird Count numbers were a little low here, possibly due to a lack of food in the wild. more »»

Man dies in snowmobile crash

January 17, 2015 PINCKNEY (AP) — Police say a 45-year-old Albany-area man has died in a snowmobile accident in northern New York. more »»

 
 
 

 

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