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Lake Placid | A Weekend in the Adirondacks (VIDEO)

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Day 1: Olympic Cauldron Lighting

We arrived to the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Mirror Lake Friday night. Lucky for us, February 9th was also the start of the Winter Olympics! 279 more words

Edelweiss Motel

Lake Placid, New York was home to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and sits in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, so it’s been a tourist destination for decades. 17 more words



Above is this week’s photo for Monochrome Madness hosted on leannecole.com.au . A winter scene from this past weekend at Sacandaga Lake.

Below is a picture of the sunset taken the very next day from my living room window. 67 more words


The mountains, the lakes, the towns, Oh My!

Wow, ok, Hi Everyone! Let me start off by saying I am by no means a writer, however I do love to tell stories.  I love to talk about my adventures growing up in a small town that is considered the “gateway to the Adirondacks”.    732 more words

Adirondack Mountains

Black Bear Mountain: A Guide & Review

Summary: Black Bear Mountain (Inlet, NY – Adirondack Mountains)

Overall Score: 4.5/5               Length: 4 miles RT          Altitude Gain: 700 ft.

Hiking Difficulty: 2.5/5      Hiking Interest: 4/5     Views: 4.5/5     Uniqueness: 4/5… 748 more words


Hike: Great Range


Each fall a couple of friends and I try to take a long weekend to do some backcountry hiking and camping. In 2016 we planned a multi-day hike in the Great Range in the Adirondacks in New York. 1,974 more words


Resiliency for Traveling through Life! And How to Get It


 When I was an elementary teacher, I heard about a summer class, something about making kids stronger. The course description said the class was taught by a guidance counselor who had helped students find their inner strength. 754 more words