Tag Archive for Adirondacks

Cross-Country Skiing in New York

The first time I happened on the New York Ski Blog  might have been an internet search for Plattekill, as my alpine skiing friends extol the virtues of that Catskills mountain.  So I browsed through it and moved on.  Months…

Eric Seyse Wins Lumberjack Scramble

Under bright skies, Eric Seyse ran away with Saturday’s Lumberjack Scramble at the Tupper Lake (NY) Cross Country Ski Center.  Leading from start to finish, he won in 18:09.  Around 20 skiers showed up for the revival of a race…

Skiing at Mount van Hoevenberg

Although this weekend’s Harry Eldridge races were cancelled, I drove to Lake Placid anyway to get some skiing in.  New snow fell on a base that had been turned into boilerplate, opening up the cross-country side of Mount van Hoevenberg.

Looking for Snow in Lake Placid

It had to end sooner or later.  After two awesome winters, this one is starting out with a whimper.  With heavy rain saturating their base of manmade snow, Rumford ME’s Black Mountain postponed the first day of competition at the National…

New Owners Purchase Garnet Hill

On December 9, Pine Meadow Properties LLC purchased Garnet Hill from Mary Fahy and her estranged husband.  An Albany NY bankruptcy court approved the sale for a reported $1.2 million. A blog on Garnet Hill’s web site details work that’s…