Lake Placid News, 21 Oct 2018 12:01:53 EDTSun, 21 Oct 2018 12:01:53 EDT kid in camp's lifelong tools of the trade a youngster, l was considered to be somewhat of a scallywag, which is a polite Irish term that was often used to explain that l was just a regular old pain in the ... butt.Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTNOLS releases latest wilderness navigation guide National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) has published an updated edition of its manual on wilderness navigation, and with the techniques tested in the field by NOLS instructors, this may be the only book you need to find your way in the woods.Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTDEC: Cascade shuttle to trailhead a success PLACID - The state Department of Environmental Conservation closed parking along state Route 73 this past Columbus Day weekend to curtail the number of cars lined up near the Cascade and Pitchoff mountain trailheads.Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTUP CLOSE: Look to the heavens with stargazer David Craig - David Craig has a tackle box and a crosshair scope, but he's not a fisherman or a hunter.Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTNORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Forest rangers gear up to tackle growing number of backcountry emergencies - State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers are increasingly busy with searches and rescues, mostly in the Adirondack and Catskill parks, and throughout those emergencies, they maintain a frame of mind similar to the...Fri, 5 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDT