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Cold winds and summer camp | Notes from the North Woods

As the cold winds of winter continue to whip across the region, it is difficult to conjure up the image of kids enjoying themselves at a Summer Camp.

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Lake George Winter Carnival to host car races, family fun this weekend

Lake George Winter Carnival's last weekend for 2014 includes car races and plenty of family-friendly activities.

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Saturday's 'Krazy Downhill Derby’ — full of creativity & fun

This event — one of the highlights of the year in northern Warren County — just has to be experienced to be fully appreciated!

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Dynamite Hill: a prime destination for a half-century

A modest sledding hill and ski slope in northern Warren County is the source of fond memories for generations of area residents. A belated celebration of its 50th anniversary will be held mid-morning Saturday Feb. 22 at the ski slope, in conjunction with the annual Krazy Downhill Derby in Chestertown.

Wilderness First Aid classes available in North Creek

Wilderness First Aid and CPR classes will be starting soon for 2014.

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Olympic dreams and the Adirondack scene

Notes from the North Woods

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, and the timing couldn’t have been better.

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Tailgate party, men’s sale planned at Hudson River Trading Co.

A leading North Creek Business hosts a truly unique event.

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Montréal adventurer gears up for Project 46

KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.

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Crowd enjoys deep snow, powder at Wbg.’s Hickory Ski Center

Hickory Ski Center, renowned for its traditional skiing experience is back in a big way after the recent heavy snowfall and cold weather.

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Brant Lake fest on ice surpasses expectations

People from Speculator to Albany attended the Brant Lake Winter Carnival for a variety of outdoor activities dreamed up by the members of the Tri-Lakes Business Alliance, a local group that is boosting not only the regional economy but community life in the lower Adirondacks.

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Lake George regulations could impact Schroon Lake

SLA president expects increased boat traffic on Schroon Lake

Will new boating regulations on Lake George affect Schroon Lake? Mark Granger, president of the Schroon Lake Association, believes so.

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Brant Lake Winter Carnival on Saturday features an array of activities

Grab your skates or sled! ...Or compete in snowshoe softball or broomball. Try your hand at throwing a frying pan the farthest! A rousing success in its debut year, the second annual Brant Lake Winter Carnival has a strong lineup of activities and events appealing to all ages.

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State announces new site to promote Adirondack touring

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new interactive Adirondack recreation planning tool to promote tourism attractions in the Adirondack Region and spur economic development opportunities.

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Lake George outhouse race pitted 'newbies' against veteran competitors

Lake George's iconic outhouse race over ice attracted some intriguing competition this year, including a new bride in her wedding dress and firefighters with a giant mock fire hydrant.

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Outdoor playing fields | Notes from the North Woods

A few weeks back, I published a story titled The Outdoor Gym.