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Primal Pleasure 

By Joseph Carosella on Jan 20, 2023 02:42 pm
Primal Pleasure It wasn't really on the list, but why not take, I thought, an hour or so to shift some things in the garage. It was a good excuse to start an outdoor fire,  to warm my hands between each shifting shift.  Except, I spent more time beside the fire pit than working hard on the garage. I'd snagged some cedar boughs: still green, they crackled gleefully. The fence slats, old and dry, burned quick and bright. I added locust logs, cut off of our ow...

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Outdoor Conditions (1/20): Avalanche Lake and Lake Colden have poor ice coverage

By NYS DEC on Jan 20, 2023 11:19 am
The following are only the most recent notices pertaining to public lands in the Adirondacks. Please check the Adirondack Backcountry webpages for a full list of notices, including seasonal road statuses, rock climbing closures, specific trail conditions, and other pertinent information NEW THIS WEEK High Peaks Wilderness: Snow Report (01/19): The following report describes conditions as of Thursday, 01/19. Changing weather may affect conditions. There is 13.8in. of snow at the Colden ...

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Latest news headlines

By Melissa Hart on Jan 20, 2023 07:35 am
Here's a look at news from around the Adirondacks this week: Subscribe to the Adirondack Almanack daily news e-mail. Follow Us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Boundaries of the Adirondack Park

The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth for a number of reasons, including the importance of its clean water and wilderness areas, the habitat it provides for wildlife, and the fact that well over 100,000 people live within its borders. The Adirondack Park is not like national or even other New York state parks. There is no gate, there is no fee to get in…Read more



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