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Commentary: New Loppet Structure Is Off Course

This season’s Lake Placid Loppet Cross Country Ski Race has been scheduled for March 1, 2015. This year the Loppet… >>More

Natural History

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1816: An Adirondack Year Without Summer

Last week’s cold snap, news reports about the Polar Vortex, and a November snowfall of historic proportions in Buffalo and… >>More

Environment

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The Story Behind The Attempt To Oust Dave Wick

It looks like Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) did not want a mandatory invasive species… >>More

History & Culture

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Sagamore’s Popular Ice Bar Returning This Winter

Far from a deterrent, last winter’s bone-chilling weather helped make the Sagamore’s inaugural Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge one of… >>More

The Video Room

Early-Season Ice Climbing With MudRat

  Kevin “MudRat” MacKenzie posted this video on YouTube after climbing the Skinny Slide on Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in search… >>More

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