Category Archives: Adirondacks

Phelps and Tabletop Mountains, ADK 46

After I climbed my first of the 46, Marcy, I never thought I would catch the gotta climb them all fever. The next season I wanted to do Cascade and Porter just to have a nice day in the ADKs. … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Upstate NY: Bennington, Saratoga, Ticonderoga

Bennington Battlefield [Intersection of Route 67 + Caretaker’s Road, Walloomsac, NY 12090] The battle between forces of British General Burgoyne and militiamen under American General Stark clashed in Walloomsac NY in August of 1777. The British intended to gain American … Continue reading

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Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob, Lake George

I was looking for a light hike near Lake George, as we had a lot of other engagements for the day, Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob [Pilot Knob Rd, Fort Ann, NY 12827] was the perfect compromise. This is a … Continue reading

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Lake George Pinball: Funarama and Funworld Arcades

I’m trying to imagine a time where Lake George Village was dotted with pinball arcades. I’ve always thought I was meant for another generation! If you know where to look, there are still a few machines in Lake George. Plus, … Continue reading

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Noon Mark Diner, Adirondacks NY

After hiking three Adirondack high peaks over 8 hours, it was safe to say we were weary, we were hungry, we were ready to curl up in a ball. We were indecisive. We weren’t sure if we wanted to go … Continue reading

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Adirondack 46 MacIntyre Range: Algonquin, Iroquois, Wright

What kind of hobby requires you to wake up at 4 in the morning, drive for hours through the dark and fog, get sweaty, dirty, bruised, all scraped up, sweltering, freezing, cursing, yet somehow singing, swooning, then desperate again, and … Continue reading

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Bistro Le Roux, Lake George

A world away from the main strip at Lake George, but in reality – a few minutes drive. If you are looking for a wonderful dinner, delicious food and fantastic service, Bistro Le Roux [668 NY-149, Lake George, NY 12845] … Continue reading

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