From an endless number of trails to great ski & snowboard sites, what’s not to love about winter in the Adirondacks? Whether you want to enjoy the snow or spend time indoors, there’s something for you to do in the region. This weekend, check out one of these 9 fun events & activities happening in the Adirondacks!
Photo provided by Gore Mountain
Exciting Outdoor Competitions
Join the Inlet Barnstormers for their annual Snowmobile Poker Run this Friday and Saturday. Once you pick up a playing card from a participating sponsor, all you have to do is get it stamped from as many sponsors as possible for a chance to win the purse!
If you love snowshoeing, then check out Oak Mountain Ski Center’s Snowshoe Race this Sunday! Participants can choose between a 10K and a 5K snowshoe race. The entry fee is $25 per person, and medals will be awarded to the best in each age class.
Have Fun with the Family
Spend time outdoors this Saturday at Poke-O-Moonshine Campground while you track mammals with Elizabeth Lee. This fun event is free to attend, and it will last for about 3-4 hours. Bring your snowshoes!
From January 21 through January 27, all children ages 19 and under can ski or ride at Gore Mountain for free with a full paying parent! Now is the time to plan a trip to Gore Mountain.
Enjoy Music & Art
The Whallonsburg Grange in Essex will host Rusted Root’s Michael Glabicki with Dirk Miller this Friday! Tickets are $15 per adult and $10 for ages 10 and under. Advance reservations are recommended!
Discover your creative side as you paint & sip this Saturday at Gore Mountain! Enjoy the comforts of Gore’s base lodge as you create your masterpiece. The course is $40 per person, and art supplies, snacks, and one beverage are included. Space is limited.
Learn Something New: XC Skiing, Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding
Lapland Lake Nordic Center in Northville will host a special cross-country ski program for women and taught by women. For $50 per person, plus ski rentals if needed, female skiers of all skill levels will be able to receive instruction in ski technique and go skiing together.
Gore Mountain’s best female instructors will host an alpine skiing clinic tailored to women on both Saturday and Sunday. The clinic is open for lady alpine skiers ages 18+. The cost to attend both days is $244, while the one day option is $144.
Learn how to snowboard at Gore Mountain’s clinic on both Saturday and Sunday! This special clinic is for women only, and it is open to beginners, intermediates, and advanced riders. The cost to attend both days is $244, while the one day option is $144.