The Adirondack Loon Center opens in Saranac Lake with more space and plans to grow. The group’s work focuses on mercury research and education of fishermen and the general public about loon protection.
Why would a climber want to visit something called Moss Cliff? Though the name conjures up some dank, low-angled slab wrapped in a living green carpet, the reality is quite different. This best of Adirondack cliffs is not so mossy. In fact, it’s among the cleanest, driest, most appealing rock walls in the Northeast—in Don Mellor’s opinion, the most Adirondack of all Adirondack crags.
DEC is relying on education and the efforts of partner groups to deal with the increasing number of hikers who have been coming to the High Peaks region.
A family spends a delightful two days paddling and hiking in the St. Regis Canoe Area—and, best of all, there were no long carries.
Starting in the village of Saranac Lake, a family paddles up the island-studded Lower Saranac Lake and the Saranac River to Middle Saranac Lake and on to Weller Pond. They picked a trek that would be child-friendly and convenient—that is, no carries.