Motivation to get out there when it’s cold!
This past Christmas, I tried and completed my first winter hike. And if you’re a hiking enthusiast like me, then you should absolutely try hiking in the winter. While visiting my family for Christmas, I took the short drive up to Lake Placid in Upstate New York. Many people think New York City is the only highlight of New York State. And they are sorely mistaken. Up north are the Adirondack Mountains and home to some of the most beautiful views and hikes in the Northeast. Lake Placid is one of the most popular spots in the Adirondacks. It’s close to the High Peaks of NY and was home to two Winter Olympics, one being where the famous Miracle on Ice took place when team USA upset the Soviet Union in Hockey.
Up to that point, I only have done hikes in the summers and falls. Springs aren’t usually the…
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