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A Hike Into History

A Hike Into History

July 19, 2017

On September 12, Teddy set off to climb all 5,344 feet of highest peak in New York: Mount Marcy. I’ve done this climb myself and it’s a rigorous, full day of hiking. Now, climbing Marcy today isn’t like climbing Marcy as the Vice President did in 1901, but it does have some similarities.

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Loons in the Adirondacks

Loons in the Adirondacks

May 30, 2017

Acidification of lakes and mercury contamination of water bodies is a recognized problem in the Adirondacks.  Impacts from these environmental issues affect both the flora and fauna found within the Adirondack Park.  The common loon is a piscivorous (fish-eating) bird, whose eerie call is often considered a symbol of the Adirondacks. 

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LOCALadk Feature: Into The Eyes Of The Wolves

LOCALadk Feature: Into The Eyes Of The Wolves

March 27, 2017

Nestled at the end of a road in the woods of Wilmington, a town known as home to Whiteface Mountain, lies a 50-acre wildlife refuge and wildlife rehabilitation center. From wolves to birds of prey, many animals have found a home at the refuge

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2016: Year in Review

2016: Year in Review

December 29, 2016

Overall, 2016 was filled with many new experiences, friends, challenges, and obstacles. As we approach the end of the 2016 chapter, we’re wishing for a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2017! Between our travels and various projects there is a lot to cover, but here are some of the highlights.

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Comfy Campers at Cycle Adirondacks

Comfy Campers at Cycle Adirondacks

December 09, 2016

There are several options for lodging during the event, from hotels to bed and breakfasts, but the most popular option, by far, is tenting. Cyclists are given the option to bring their own tent or sign up to use the Comfy Campers service.

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7 Helpful Tips for Hiking With Dogs

7 Helpful Tips for Hiking With Dogs

November 01, 2016

For this post about our furry friends, we welcome Bob Owens from Lone Duck Outfitters, a provider of high-performance apparel and supplies to the Gun Dog Community. Bob is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time on the New York State trails with his two dogs, Buck and Memphis.

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Great Pines – A Getaway Weekend

Great Pines – A Getaway Weekend

September 20, 2016


Formerly The North Woods Inn, Great Pines has a prime location on Fourth Lake and is not only a great place to stay, but also a great place to dine! With a large variety of rooms available, there is a space to meet all types of budgets.

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Amber & Ariel's 46er Journey

Amber & Ariel's 46er Journey

August 18, 2016


Every sleepless night in the back of my jeep, every ache and pain, the bruises, the blood, the self-doubt, the “why am I doing this” thoughts have been entirely worth it and have brought us here to this point, our final hike of this goal, our Forthy-Sixth High Peak. Ariel has been there every step of the way, my silent encouragement, and my strength.

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The ididaride! A 75-mile Bike Tour of the Adirondack Park

The ididaride! A 75-mile Bike Tour of the Adirondack Park

August 08, 2016

On Sunday, July 31st, 528 cyclists came out to North Creek, NY to take part in the 11th annual ididaride! bike tour. This challenging route is a 75-mile loop that begins at the Ski Bowl at Gore Mountain, heads south to Spectulator, west and north to Indian Lake, then back east down the big hill to North Creek.

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Adirondack Real Estate Team Continues to Lead

Adirondack Real Estate Team Continues to Lead

June 03, 2016

The Keir Weimer Team of Select Sotheby’s International Realty have certainly proven themselves as Adirondack real estate experts, and the fact that they live and play in the Adirondacks themselves speaks volumes to their credibility and localized knowledge.

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Adirondack Wine & Food Festival 2016

Adirondack Wine & Food Festival 2016

June 01, 2016

Satisfy your taste buds by experiencing goods from some of the best wineries, distilleries, breweries, artisanal food vendors, and food trucks that the Adirondack region and New York State has to offer.

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2016 Trout Power Creel Study

2016 Trout Power Creel Study

April 14, 2016

This June, passionate anglers will have an opportunity to be a part of an important and fun brook trout conservation effort in the Adirondacks. The Great Camp Sagamore will host Trout Power 2016, a 4-day long event that will include countless hours of fishing, connecting with nature, good food, happy hours, and plenty of diverse entertainment.

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