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Our friends and fans of the Adirondacks on Facebook helped contribute to this slideshow of stunning Adirondack winter photos for your viewing pleasure. In some cases, the photographer has provided shooting specs, location, and other details to help you understand where and how these stunning photos were captured. Enjoy!  

Dix Range

dix range in winter
A photo of the Dix Range in morning light. Captured in January 2017 by Timothy Behuniak Fine Art Photography.

Mount Jo

mt jo view in winter
Looking south from atop Mount Jo. Captured by Toddshots Photography on December 31st, 2016.

Mt. Colden

hiking mt colden in winter
A photo from a hiking trip up Mt. Colden. Captured by Alicia Boughton in early January 2017.

Barred Owl

a barred owl
A barred owl near Saranac Lake. Captured by Stephanie Syrup in January 2017.

Hurricane Mountain Firetower

Hurricane Mountain Firetower
An old firetower at the top of Hurricane Mountain is wrapped in snow. This stunning photo was captured in January 2010 by Dominic Marro.

Giant Ice Storm

winter on top of giant mountain
This gorgeous view of the High Peaks in winter was captured atop Giant Mountain after an ice storm. Photographer is Carl Heilman II.

Snowy Shore

Snow at Lake Champlain
This photo captures the snowy shores of Lake Champlain viewed from Point Au Roche State Park. Scott Yakey of Plattsburgh, NY captured this photo on the first day of Spring, March 20, 2013 using a Nikon 3000 DSLR.

Spider Island Steam

Spider Island Adirondack Winter
Linda Pickering snapped this photo in the winter of 2011 at Spider Island, located along Route 3 in Piercefield, NY.

Winter Sunset

sunset on Gothics summit
The summit of Gothics is bathed in sunset light for this winter shot, captured by Carl Heilman II.

South from Redfield

South from Redfield
This stunning winter panorama was taken by Mark Williams atop Mount Redfield in the Marcy Range, overlooking the view to the south toward Allen Mountain. The panorama was stitched from 9 Vertical shots using Nikon D90, Nikkor 18-105mm at 18mm, ISO 200, f/11, 1/800 sec.

Winter Wilderness

Adirondack winter
This stunning panorama shows true wilderness of winter in the Adirondacks. It was taken by Melanie McCormack from just below the summit of Mt. Marcy on February 22, 2013, with a Pentax K-r 18-55mm lens at 18mm, 1/1600s, F18.

Fire And Ice

fire inside ice sculpture
This intricate ice sculpture with fire inside was captured on February 16, 2013 at the Raquette Lake Winter Carnival by Janet Taylor of Auburn, NY with a Canon Powershot G12.

View From Noonmark

Noonmark Adirondacks winter
This amazing shot shows the Great Range shrouded in light clouds and winter shadows. This photo was taken from the northwestern ridge of Noonmark Mountain on November 14, 2013 by Scott Yakey of Plattsburgh, NY. The camera used was a Nikon 7000DSLR with a 18-105mm lens.

Above The Clouds

winter scene above the clouds
This amazing Adirondack winter photo was captured above the clouds atop Algonquin, looking to Iroquois, by Carl Heilman II.

Snowed In

White dog in Adirondack snowscape
This photo, submitted by Diana L Ramsey, shows the depth of snow that is typical of an Adirondack winter. Pictured is her dog, Rusty, watching over Lake Abanakee.

Giant Icicles

huge icicles
Seemingly larger than life icicles hang from the roof of the Cranberry Lodge in the western Adirondacks. Jodi M. Brunner snapped this photo on December 29, 2012 from the Cranberry Lake Lodge dining room.

Dock Sunset

Lake George dock at sunset
This striking photo of a dock at sunset was taken in Lake George in February 2013. The pink and purple hues are a perfect complement to this wintry scene. Great capture by Kelly Miller.

Winter Dusk

winter dusk
This winter scene captures dusk in Olmstedville, NY in the Adirondacks. It was taken on December 21, 2008 by Serena Ruzbacki.

Giant Mountain

Giant Mountain
The slides of Giant Mountain seen from Upper Wolf Jaw on October 25, 2013. This picture was captured with a Nikon D7000, 18-105 lens by Scott Yakey who was honored to be hiking alongside 2 gentlemen who had 82 rounds of the High Peaks between them.

April Ice

frozen Lake Titus
This shot was taken April 3, 2013 at Lake Titus, 8 miles south of Malone, NY looking at the very tip of the Adirondack Park, Elephant Head and Immortelle Mountain. Taken by Rick Vare of Bowie, MD not long before the ice went out.


gothics in winter
A beautiful photo of Gothics from Saddleback Mountain. Captured by Joshua Myers in January 2017.

Raquette Falls

Raquette Falls
Snowy trees surround raging rapids on Raquette Falls in the northern Adrirondacks. This shot was taken by Dan Coons on November 8, 2013 with a CanonSX160 IS.

Calm After The Storm

Adirondack snow after storm
This picture was taken on March 9, 2013 atop Lyon Mountain after a huge snow storm blanketed the peak. The view in the distance is of the Green Mountains of Vermont. Scott Yakey captured the silence and beauty of the calm after the storm, using a Nikon D3000 DSLR.

Gothics Summit

Adirondack winter hiking at gothics
A pair of hikers at the summit of Gothics, looking west to Haystack. In the foreground, the formations are caused by a build-up of rime ice, which is a frosty coating that builds up into the direction of the wind at the time it was forming. It’s most often seen at high elevations like this. Photo captured by Carl Heilman II.

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