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Best Places for Kayaking and Canoeing in the Lake George Region/Warren County

Tongue Mountain
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Lake George Kayaking, Canoeing and Rafting: Paddle on! Looking for places to kayak, canoe and whitewater raft in Lake George and Warren County, NY? We’ve got ‘em! These rivers, lakes and luscious bodies of water that surround the “Queen of American Lakes” offer everything from morning to afternoon trips to day-long trips that range in [...]

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The Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge

Fly Fishing
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Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge The Whiteface region offers some of the best fly fishing in North America, drawing people from around the world. For die-hard enthusiasts, the 12th Annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge will take place on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st at the Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau in Wilmington. Just two [...]

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Time to Get Wet: Canton Canoe Weekend and Adk Paddlefest 2011

Kyle Kiser & Matt Rudnitsky, 2010 C-2Pro Winners at the Little River Bridge Turn. Photo Courtesy Canton Canoe Weekend
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Canton Canoe Weekend and Adirondack Paddlefest Paddling anyone? It’s May again, and time for two great events in the Adirondacks: the 50th Annual Canton Canoe Weekend and the Adirondack Paddlefest 2011. The 50th Annual Canton Canoe Weekend, hosted by the St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers, will take place on Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15. [...]

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Hiking the 46 Adirondack High Peaks

Gothics, the 10th Highest of the 46 Peaks
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Hiking the 46 Adirondack High Peaks You don’t have to live in Upstate New York to experience the beauty of the Adirondacks. Less than a day’s drive for over 60 million people, this massive natural wonder has something to offer year-round, for residents and visitors alike. When talking about the Adirondacks, it’s virtually impossible not [...]

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Two Great Sporting Events: Adirondack Adventure Festival & the White Water Derby

White Water Derby, Adirondack Adventure Festival
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Adirondack Adventure Festival & White Water Derby, North Creek Outdoor enthusiasts & sports fans take note. The 2nd Annual Adirondack Adventure Festival is on its way. The festival will take place in the town of North Creek from May 6-8, 2011 offering a variety of sport-centric activities, including fishing, hiking and rafting, as well as [...]

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Adirondack Sports and Fitness Summer Expo

Adirondack Sports and Fitness Summer Expo
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Adirondack Sports and Fitness Summer Expo, Saratoga Springs City Center Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it the warm waters and sunny weather that outdoor enthusiasts have been craving for months. To kick off the outdoor sporting season, the Adirondack Sports and Fitness Magazine is hosting its annual Summer Expo, taking place at [...]

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Best Mountains for Skiing, Snowboarding & Tubing in Upstate NY & the Adirondacks

Best Winter Sports Mountains in Upstate NY & the Adirondacks, Skiing
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Upstate NY & the Adirondacks offer a variety of options for the skier, snowboarder and tuber, from large to medium to small-sized mountains, all of which are geared towards various skill levels. So whether it’s simply a fun day out with the fam or friends you’re looking for, or the best trails the area has [...]

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Great Bear Recreation Area: Another Well Kept Secret

Great Bear Recreation Area
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When people ask for suggestions of places in the area to get outside and play, I always make it a point to mention Great Bear Recreation Area. Most of the time the response is “Where is that?” or “Never heard of it.” That’s because it’s one of Upstate New York’s best kept secrets. It’s not [...]

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Time to Hit the Slopes: A Brief History of Snowboarding

Snowboarding
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Snowboarding has rapidly become one of the most innovative and fascinating sports of the century. The first snowboard was invented by Sherman Pope in 1968. The board consisted of two skis fastened together with rope. This concoction was called the ‘snurfer’ which was a combination of snow and surfer. The snurfer had no bindings for [...]

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Winter Kicks Into Gear at the Third Annual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Expo

Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Expo
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Getting cold outside, isn’t it? Ah yes, winter’s just around the corner and with the change of the season comes winter sports. One way to get ready for winter is to gear up at The Third Annual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Expo, which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, November 20-21, 2010 at the [...]

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