Ski centers across the park offer trails for all skill levels By David Thomas-Train Flatlander, Skullbuster, Bear Path and Heron Marsh are trail names simple to decode; tougher to unscramble are Phaneuf and Timinator. Our cross-country … [Read more...] about 9 places to get your cross-country ski fix
Recent windstorm created a solid amount of blowdown on region's trails, making for a challenging ski By Phil Brown Typically, my ski season starts with a trip up the Whiteface toll road, but the backcountry ski season starts with my first trip … [Read more...] about Savoring the first ski, despite the downed trees
A beginner's guide for picking skis for the woods By Mike Lynch Picking the right skis for a backcountry outing is essential before heading out into the woods. There are numerous factors that must be considered, including terrain, weather and … [Read more...] about Backcountry ski options: Where to start?
Late-April snowstorm provides a chance for one more ski By Phil BrownI had given up on winter. Put away my skis. Went rock climbing. Rode my mountain bike. Saw a few wildflowers.And then it snowed in late April. Two days in a row. On the second … [Read more...] about The end of winter? Not in the Adirondacks
Skiers, snowmobilers and the northern woods adapt to season’s shift By Brandon Loomis The Adirondack winter of 2015-2016 was one for the record books, and not in a promising way. There was no December “Snowdeo” gathering for snowmobilers in … [Read more...] about Snow future
Junk or no, Bigelow Road leads to some lovely skiing By Phil Brown Winter started slowly. On Christmas Day, we had hardly any snow on the ground, forcing Carol and me to ditch our plan to ski in the woods in the morning before returning home to … [Read more...] about Bloomingdale’s low-snow ski route