Since opening last spring, the Viall’s Crossing Trail, has been an increasingly popular addition to the Champlain Area Trails (CATS) network. People use it to hike between Westport and Essex, or to make a five-mile loop that starts and ends in Westport, or as an … [Read more...] about Two New Trails at Viall’s Crossing to be Celebrated December 29
cross country skiing
New snow means conditions are good for Champlain Area Trails (CATS) ski/snowshoe adventure Saturday, February 17, on the Sophie’s Lair Trail in Willsboro. Skiers or snowshoers should meet at 9:15 a.m. at the Florence Hathaway trailhead on Essex Road in Willsboro (look for the … [Read more...] about Sophie’s Lair Ski/Snowshoe Adventure Saturday, February 17
I was recently asked to contribute a story on cross country skiing to the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Lake Champlain Region blog. Since my family was away and we recently had a great snowfall, I decided to use the opportunity for a "solitary ski" on the Hammond … [Read more...] about Solitary Ski & Another New CATS Trail!
State officials have opened former timberlands in the Boreas tract property to public access. The interim move comes as fall colors begin the slow march through the mountains. The newest addition to the Adirondack Park State Forest, Boreas has not been formally classified by the … [Read more...] about State Opens Boreas Ponds (THE SUN)
Start off the new year with a hike, ski or snowshoe on a CATS Trail. This week's TRAIL OF THE WEEK is the Hidden Quarry Trail on on Rt. 22/9N just 4.5 miles south of Westport or 6.6 miles north of Port Henry. This 0.8 mile easy loop is the perfect trail for the first … [Read more...] about Start the Year with a Hike or Ski