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I can see my house from here

February 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Miscellania

Lyon Mt 360 Panorama

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Adirondack Foliage

September 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

Yup, it’s started.

Adirondack Foliage 2011

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Adirondack Iron

March 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

Lobdell Station“Shaft mining was used to gain access to the veins of ore lying deep underground. A hole was dug straight down into the mine and equipped with a hoist to be then raised by horse power. The veins of ore were opened by blasting at different levels of the shaft and the miners working along these tunnels. Six shafts were sunk at Williamsburgh and Lyon Mountain used this type of tunnelling extensively.” (from The Saranac Valley, by Sarah Baker)

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It’s almost Ski-time

November 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

Skiing at New Land Trust

Lyon Mt Sunset

Charlie's Field

The New Land Trust

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View From Lyon Mt.

June 8th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Adirondack Life

Lyon Mt - View from the Tower

Lyon Mt - View from the Tower

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Lyon Mountain – Hiking the New Trail

September 30th, 2008 · 27 Comments · Adirondack Life

So, a few weeks ago there was some buzz on the street about the new trail up Lyon Mt.  Not often we get new trails in the Adirondacks – especially purpose-built hiking trails.  The old trail up is an example of the old-style of hiking where the “direct route” was favored.  I won’t bore you with a trip report.  What you need to know is this: The trail is longer.  Though much easier, it takes about an hour longer.

(Large Map)

Here’s a screenshot from Google Earth showing the old trail (red) and new trail (green).

Lyon Mt

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Sable Highlands – The newest Adirondack Recreation Area

February 18th, 2006 · 2 Comments · News

Update: Barnes Pond – Rambling Around the Sable Highlands

New trail opens onto wilderness vista

In 2002, Governor George Pataki put forth his goal of preserving over 1 million new acres of open space over the next decade. Early this year, he made a significant step toward that goal by announcing the purchase of over 100,000 acres of land located in the northern region of Franklin and Clinton Counties.

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