Latest Adirondack Mountains Stories

2014-08-05 23:12:20

The new Lake House at High Peaks Resort Invites Guests to view "Fall Foliage Your Way" and enjoy the seasonal Adirondack Fall Festivals too. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Autumn colors surround visitors to the Adirondacks and Lake Placid as do the many ways Lake House guests can see and experience them. From the air: guests take a scenic airplane ride above the majestic Adirondack Mountain and capture their fall beauty on a grand scale. From the water: visitors...

2014-07-30 23:09:43

Guests of Lake House can opt out of daily housekeeping services to reduce the use of chemicals and earn a credit toward food and beverage or use the credit to donate to the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Guests at the new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid can participate in the ultimate green hospitality program by opting out of daily housekeeping services. In addition to significant reduction in the use of chemicals and their...

2014-07-08 23:14:32

Summer Activities abound at new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York. From canoeing and kayaking to hiking, road biking and simply meditating, it's still not too late to book your summer getaway in beautiful Lake Placid and the new Lake House on Mirror Lake. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 After an extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment, the 44-room Lake House at High Peaks Resort is an energetic re-interpretation of the classic ’60’s motor...

2014-06-05 08:32:39

Situated on Lower Saranac Lake, each home will be auctioned on July 19th in cooperation with Adirondack Premier Properties Inc. TULSA, Okla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams & Williams®, a worldwide real estate auction firm and the leader in global live and interactive auctions, has announced the July 19(th) auction of two privately owned waterfront properties in Lower Saranac Lake, New York, located seven miles from Lake Placid within Adirondack Park. With two-thirds of...

Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird Species Declining In The Adirondacks
2014-04-14 11:30:41

Wildlife Conservation Society A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one another, and how near they are to human infrastructure. The Adirondack Park represents the southern range extent for several species of boreal forest birds in eastern North America. Like any species at the edge of its range, they face challenges in...

2014-03-18 16:21:30

Blue Line Design & Apparel Offers Organic, Made-in-US Clothing and Gives 1% of Revenue to the Adirondack Mountain Club SARANAC LAKE, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Line Design & Apparel is a new active lifestyle company offering outdoor enthusiasts eco-conscious products. Based in Saranac Lake, NY, BLD launched in January with a spring/summer line of organic cotton t-shirts made in New York and Pennsylvania. Because the company believes in buying and sourcing local...

Sochi Games Influenced By Winter Olympics Of 1932 In Lake Placid
2014-02-18 13:18:59

Michael Bezilla - Penn State Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide insight into more ordinary factors that continue to influence the Olympics, according to a Penn State researcher. "The crashes occurred on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg slide, which was specially built for the games at Lake Placid," said Peter...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.