Fall foliage and first tracks

The fall foliage season is winding down in some parts of the Adirondacks, but colors were still vibrant in Washington County near Lake George earlier this week.

I was there to visit Record Hill, which is on property owned by the Lake George Land Conservancy. The hike is often referred to as Anthony’s Nose, another small nearby mountain on the same property. However, you can’t hike to Anthony’s Nose because the trail ends on Record Hill.

But that’s not a problem. Record Hill offers one of the best views of Lake George, including one viewpoint looking south down the lake.

I wanted to catch some views of the fall color, knowing rain was in the forecast for Wednesday night and today and would likely knock many of the leaves off the trees.

Not only did the rain come, but it brought some snow to the higher elevations in the High Peaks. We even got a photo from backcountry ski enthusiast Ron Konowitz with his skis on the Whiteface toll road today. We’re guessing he got first tracks. He often does.

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