Category: Seasonal

March Maple Madness – Sugar House Tours

Enjoy maple sugaring in 2015! During the month of March, various maple and sugar houses in the Lake George/ Adirondack region open their doors to the public so anyone can experience the making of maple syrup! Tour these sugar house farms and don’t’ miss out on this amazing opportunity to see how the sap from … Read More

Reading the Ice

The cold weather gives rise to ice occurring naturally, with no help from us. The laws of nature precisely govern this phenomenon which causes water in its liquid state to be transformed to a frozen state. Low temperatures chill the water lying on the surface of any collection of water – whether it be a … Read More

Cross Country ski trails in the Lake George Region

Cross Country Skiing

Cross-county skiing. Nordic skiing. Ski touring. Whatever you many want to call it, it is a wonderful way to discover the spectacular rolling meadows, forest preserves, and the great wilderness areas when they are blanketed with snow. Cross-country skiing is one of the oldest activities in the world. Archeological evidence reveals that this sport is … Read More

Snowshoeing

Absolute silence! So pure that it pulsates within your whole body. Yet the absence of sound screams at your consciousness. Combined with the sound of crunching snow, the crackling of tree trunks, the fleeting glimpses of abundant wildlife, the wind whistling through tall pine and getting close to nature in the clean, crisp, cold winter … Read More

Snowmobile Touring

Cross-country snowmobiling in Lake George NY is an adventurous and exciting activity. For many, it has become a link with winter’s landscape, and for others, a family sport. Well thought out in advance, properly planned, and safely executed, snowmobiling especially in unfamiliar areas should be challenging and enjoyable. The following are some timely tips that … Read More

Adirondack Autumnal Awe

There is a spectacular change of Adirondack scenery as the verdant forest shrugs its summer cloak and gives way to a tapestry of russet and gold, soft yellow and flaming red. Red, woodbine wound around an old stump; lavender and white woodland asters by the roadside; cone-shaped milkweed pods opening to release a shower of … Read More

North Creek Summer

by Dick Carlson (1997) Garnet Hill Head to the mountains… It’s a North Creek Summer! Long renowned as one of New York’s leading winter sports regions for alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing- North Creek and the surrounding area is quickly becoming a summer vacation destination. The focal point for winter sports enthusiasts is … Read More

Fall’s Magnificent Handiwork

Fall is the season for many chemical changes taking place in trees. It is believed that their chlorophyll content, which supplies the green color, masks the various hues of red, yellow, blue, purple, orange, brown/bronze which are always present in the leaf anyway. It is theorized that a pigment in the leaf measures in time … Read More