The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - The Adirondacks Fri, 22 May 2015 16:05:18 GMT 2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Wilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015. The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics. Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Adirondack Region Lakes to Host Sailing & Boating Events for Summer 2015 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Region-Lakes-to-Host-Sailing-Boating-Events-for-Summer-2015/8104/ Boating Regattas Planned for Northern New York Waterways Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This summer, cool off in the Adirondacks during one of the region's many boating races and festivals, or enjoy a quiet sail along some of the most scenic shoreline in New York State. Boating in the Adirondacks is an essential part of summer for visitors and residents alike, and the region's vast supply of navigable waterways have created a vibrant community of paddlers, boaters, sailors and swimmers. Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Region-Lakes-to-Host-Sailing-Boating-Events-for-Summer-2015/8104/ Adirondack Mountain Bike Trails Continue to Expand for 2015 Season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Mountain-Bike-Trails-Continue-to-Expand-for-2015-Season/8103/ Mountain Bike Fests Kick Off on Trails in June Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondack Region is a growing mecca for mountain bikers in the Northeast, offering well-maintained trails, and a community of riders that welcomes visitors to explore and enjoy their favorite trails. Integral to maintaining Adirondack mountain bike trails are the volunteer organizations that do everything from securing funding for signage to raking leaves and pine needles off the trails. Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA), a project of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council, is leading the charge around Lake Placid, Wilmington and Saranac Lake, adding on to existing networks so that all levels of riders have plenty of options. Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Mountain-Bike-Trails-Continue-to-Expand-for-2015-Season/8103/ Spring Whitewater Season Approaching in New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Hudson River Class IV & V Rapids Expected in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This spring, beginning about mid-April, the Adirondack Region of Northern New York's rivers will churn out some of the most intense whitewater in the country on the Hudson River for a "big water" rafting season that fades by mid-summer, but is epic while it lasts. Adirondack whitewater rafting guides offer safe passage down the 17-mile stretch of the Gorge, which is renowned for its intense spring rapids. Book a whitewater rafting trip now to experience the Hudson River's awesome big water season. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Plan an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Lake George, N.Y. - The Lake George Area offers wedding destination and venue choices outside the realm of the traditional banquet hall for a beautiful wedding in any season. Choose from an array of unique venues such as a rustic barn, world-class art museum, the top deck of a magnificent cruise ship or the sweeping lawn of a luxury resort overlooking an Adirondack lake. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ New Food & Drink Spots to Check Out This Spring in the Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Culinary Arts Microadventures in New York's Adirondack Region Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In the Adirondacks, there's a new crop of hip, community-minded Adirondack farmers, cheese makers, butchers, brewers and distillers who are breathing life into the agritourism industry in the Adirondacks by working together to build a sustainable market offering deliciously unique, farm-fresh goods. Check out these new and upcoming agritourism stops during a spring trip to the Adirondacks: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Hickory Offers $30 Lift Ticket for Other Mountains' Season Passholders on Sunday, March 1st http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Warrensburg, N.Y. - In celebration of being 100% open on a deep 28" base of all natural snow, Hickory Ski Center is offering a special $30 lift ticket rate this Sunday, March 1st to 2014-2015 season passholders from other ski resorts. 2014-2015 season passholders from any ski resort are invited to come experience Hickory. Skiers and snowboarders must simply present their valid season pass at the ticket window to receive the $30 all day lift ticket. To inject even more fun into the day, the resort will be keeping a tally of which resort has the most passholders visit Hickory on Sunday. At 2 pm, Hickory will announce the winning resort and each passholder present from the victorious resort will receive a voucher for one single day lift ticket good for the rest of the 2014-2015 season! Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Fifth Annual Food from the Farm Tasting Event in Plattsburgh March 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ Plattsburgh, N.Y. - The public is invited to meet Northern New York farmers, food processors, wine and cider makers, and chefs with a diverse array of products at the 5th annual Food from the Farm event on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center gymnasium on the US Oval in Plattsburgh, NY. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample and buy locally-grown or produced foods, wine and cider; pick up recipes and gardening tips; meet local food producers, and support the local economy and food movement. Products for sale may include overwintered storage crops such as carrots, beets and potatoes; winter greens, frozen meat, maple, honey, wine, and hard cider. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ March Maple Madness at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Each weekend in March, join The Wild Center in celebrating all things maple! Tour the sugar shack, try the maple quest, taste some maple treats at the cafe, and special programming celebrate the maple sugaring season. The month begins on Sunday, March 1st with special presentations at 10:30 am featuring an overview of The Wild Center's maple program and of maple sugaring in the Adirondacks. Don't forget to stop by and visit with an Adirondack Museum historian and check out some old school maple artifacts. The day also includes discounts in store, maple foods to try, a Maple Porter beer tasting, sugar shack tours, a Maple Quest for kids, animal encounters and a snowshoe hike. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ Family Fun Day at Titus Mountain Embraces the North Country Winter http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/ Malone, N.Y. - Old Man winter has created one for the record books with cold temperatures and many nights of snowfall. While many residents of the North Country have denounced the 2014-2015 season, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center has been embracing a season chock full of great conditions. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/