North Country Weekend Calendar: MLK weekend mountaineering and more

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – While events like the ongoing Lake George Winterfest keep life in the North Country, a look further up into the Adirondacks will reveal some events unique to this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. On Saturday, it’s Long Lake’s turn to shine. The 20th annual Long Lake Winter Carnival is … Read more

Here’s why your favorite Adirondack hikes might be getting steeper

KEENE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Prospect, Cat and Thomas mountains. If you’ve hiked any of them, you may have noticed a steeper climb than you used to. Don’t worry; it’s not just you. According to a recent study by the Adirondack Council, overuse has left many trails in need of rerouting. A variety of popular trails … Read more

Adirondack park group wins 11-year fight against state snowmobile plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s taken 11 years, the efforts of two groups, miles of felled logs and a dispute over the definition of a tree, but this week everything has come to a head. On Tuesday, the New York State Court of Appeals deemed a state plan to create 300 miles of new snowmobile … Read more