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Loon Lake Mountain

August 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Can’t believe it took so long to finally do this hike.

Loon Lake Mountain FiretowerPanoramioLoon Lake Mountain Trail Map

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Bobcat Saying Hello

January 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Happy New Year!

Maybe we’ll confirm a cougar this year. Until then, this:


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Ride the Train for Pleasure and Health

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

These paper drinking cups, manufactured by Stone & Forsyth Co., are at least 100 years old. By 1914, they were replaced by the “Baldwin Finback” which were more “Convenient, Hygienic — Safe”.

Delaware & Hudson Paper Cup

Water Drinking in Public Places - ExcerptStone & Forsyth Co.

The Delaware and Hudson R.R.

I guess with all the sick heading to the mountains to “take the cure”, it really was best to avoid spreading germs. Read more about Water Drinking in Public Places.

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Beautiful Adirondacks

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Without doubt, one of the best vids of the season. (via


Have a Seat

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Adirondack Chairs - Blue Mt Lake

This is my favorite design.


Adirondack Rail Controversy

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Rail or Trail or “First-world Problem”?

All the “very cool, passionate, community-minded people” on both sides seem to have ignored a third-option – Rail-biking.

Richard B. did this back in the 90’s – A Ride on the Adirondack Railway.

Rail-bike at Stillwater Reservoir

Rail-bike at Stillwater Reservoir.
Photo courtesy of: R. Bentley

Non-motorized Re-Use. Leave the tracks. Get rid of the train. A healthy, cost-efficient, and non-polluting activity.

Look what they are doing in

As far as I can tell from my very brief research, Lake Placid, NY to Remsen, NY could be the longest Rail-biking trip in the world. Ride On!

Sweden, Belgium, Austria, UK, and FRANCE!!

Enjoy these Rail-biking videos.

Anyway, don’t do this here – you could get injured or die.
It might be illegal too, you could get arrested.

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Red Fox

May 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Red Fox

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