The Blackberry Inn
Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
10 August, 2001 with a return on 15 August,2001. Also hiked here 2003 and on several other ocassions. Best time to visit is summer, at least for me. Enough winter experience in Ottawa so don't need even more. For us the reason to go there, was to climb the 46 peaks. Each of these 46 peaks is to be 4000 feet or more in altitude. Began to hike the easier ones ...
... to be pretty ordinary so we decided to hang around town and try the skiing the following day. So we headed to the visitor information centre which is in the same complex as the Olympic ice rink venue where we are able to wander around.
As we are checking it out Anthony chats to an employee who offers to take us on a tour. The venue has the ice rink from the 1932 Winter Olympic games as well as the rink from the 1980 games. Our guide, Sean, tells us the history of Lake ...
We stopped at the Wild center on our drive through the heart of the Adirondacks today. After lunch at a very local diner we wet to the Wild Center where we all were treated to a new state of the art interpretation center for exploring the natural history of the Adirondacks. The Wild Center was an ...
... geologically, but part of the Northern Appalachian ecoregion. The rocks are twice as old as the rocks in the Appalachians, generally speaking it is 1 billion years old-the only fossils are from bacteria that gave rise to plants. The soil here is poor for farming and the kids did notice that this is a mountain park, with towns and lakes, but really no farming. This was a stark difference from Vermont where the farm, forest and mountains are woven together ...
Got up and packed an overnight suitcase for the Hilton Hotel. Very excited for a night away from the trailer. All took the bus to the hotel, Fred and I went up to the room. Beautiful, 26th floor overlooking both falls. We all took a bus to a walk along side ...
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