Outdoors Briefs: Dec. 22, 2013
Take a look at brief outdoors-related news of note around the North Country.
6 winter peaks lure climbers
The winter hiking challenge in Saranac Lake starts Saturday with 50-plus climbers; the contest continues through the cold months.
Outdoors gifts worth setting your sights on
Columnist Dan Ladd presents his annual gift guide.
Floating an idea: try SOSpenders as holiday gift
SOSpenders have become my "go to" personal flotation device, Elizabeth Lee writes.
- Still-hunting the Maine attraction of this trip Some of the best hunting of the season can take place during its final days, Dan Ladd writes.
Loons blown off course
Four of the red-throated variety were among birds that crash landed in the Adirondacks during a recent windstorm.
New property offers new destination for skiing
The road into the Cedar River is a perfect novice-level hike and will make a great ski trip, Elizabeth Lee writes.
Bobcat spotted in Morrisonville
Floyd Rock captured the cat with his camera.
State DEC about to embark on moose study
While there are other moose-related factors to contend with, DEC's Senior Wildlife Biologist Gordon Batcheller says that population related factors are at the top of the list, Dan Ladd writes.
Plans to revisit New Land Trust etched in stone
The trails wind through old orchards and a variety of forest types, but it was the stone walls that captivated me, Elizabeth Lee writes.
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