Lake Placid News, 15 Aug 2018 05:05:24 EDTWed, 15 Aug 2018 05:05:24 EDT relief in a pond or mountain stream outdoor travelers have long claimed that the Adirondack region knows only three seasons, which include winter, not quite winter and bug season. The determining factor is established by what is in the air.Sat, 11 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSt. Regis tower gets 100th birthday party CLEAR - The fire tower atop St. Regis Mountain is 100 years old, and several dozen people gathered Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat to celebrate and reminisce.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSolo hiker climbs all 46 unsupported PLACID - In what was likely the first ever solo, unsupported thru-hike of the Adirondack 46 High Peaks, a Rochester man said he barely slept and should have changed his socks more ofte.Fri, 3 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTUnveiling a bounty of backyard berries the course of recent days, l have spent a lot of time on my knees. I wasn't scrubbing floors or praying to the patron saint of anglers either. And yet, my time wasn't for naught. In fact, it provided a bonanza ... of berries.Fri, 3 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTOutdoor skills from one generation to the next to camp from my father, who had been the director of several summer camps for boys back in the 1950s. He was also an archery and riflery instructor and physical education instructor.Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT