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I’ll Never Stop Cairn For You

According to Wikipedia: "A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones. A cairn is so much more then that.  A cairn is a road sign along the trail.   A  marker indicating arrival at your destination.  It can serve as a warning as to some hidden danger.  It can be  a memorial to [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:55:26+00:00May 18th, 2017|Adventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’ll Never Stop Cairn For You

Well, that was a little disappointing.

Fire Towers...F-I-R-E Towers. I have to be honest  you,  I was more then a little bit let down when I saw my first Adirondack Fire Tower.  With a name like that I expected to see a  tower... on fire.  You know flames shooting in the air,  showers of sparks in the night,  that sort of [...]

By |2017-05-01T14:27:58+00:00May 1st, 2017|Adventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Well, that was a little disappointing.

O-H-ADK Buckeyes on Marcy

If you have  followed us on Facebook you may have noticed that we have an affinity for  "The" Ohio State University,  and have on occasion had some Buckeyes visit us here at the Northwood Cabins.  On one such visit  we thought it would be nice to take them out and show them a little of [...]

By |2017-04-29T18:59:41+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Adventures|Comments Off on O-H-ADK Buckeyes on Marcy

Once around the Sewards.

There seems to be a sweet spot which lies  somewhere  between Labor Day and when the leaves start to turn.  It is  when things slow down a bit,  and  as  William Chapman White  describes in  his book Adirondack Country: “On one day lakes are alive and noisy, camps are filled, and every tourist cabin taken. [...]

By |2017-04-28T11:48:52+00:00January 20th, 2017|Adventures|Comments Off on Once around the Sewards.