Tag: Adirondacks

Douglas, Wiltberger Win Frigid Lake Placid Loppet

Winter came back with a vengeance for the 2013 Lake Placid Loppet.  After a snow drought and warm temperatures canceled last year’s race, Saturday saw frigid temperatures and slow snow for the the hardest race in the  northeast.

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…

Lake Placid Loppet Postponed; Craftsbury Marathon Is On.

Organizers postponed the Lake Placid Loppet until Saturday, 10 March, according to Facebook posting by Mount van Hoevenberg.  Warm temperatures and rain have wiped out their base.  The scene depicted in a stadium webcam resembled a skating rink more than a ski…