Tag: Adirondacks

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…

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…