With sympathy for the majority of folks who are seriously tired of winter, it has been a fabulous season for skiing. I’m strictly cross country so I can’t speak to downhill conditions. But I imagine those have been good...
Jan 07, 2004 — A skier died Monday at the West Mountain ski center outside of Glens Falls. The death was the second skiing fatality in a week to hit the region's slopes. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Dec 22, 2003 — Lake Placid's "Ultimate Bumps & Jumps" competition aired Sunday afternoon on CBS Sports. The two-day competition held at Whiteface Mountain featured some of the best free skiers in the U-S. Brian Mann dropped by to watch some of the acrobatics and sends this postcard. Go to full article
Dec 05, 2003 — After days of frosty temperatures and steady snowfall, the Adirondack ski season opens in earnest this weekend. Whiteface and Gore Mountain will be open; so will the Verizon Cross Country Ski Course. Brian Mann spoke with Sandy Caligiore, spokesman for the Olympic Regional Development Authorty, about the prospects for this year's season. Go to full article
Aug 23, 2002 — A top North Nountry ski-racer has been hospitalized in Germany, following a head-injury suffered in a hotel swimming pool. Vermontville's Bill Demong fractured his skull on Wednesday in the town of Winterberg. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
Jan 21, 2002 — Lake Placid grabbed some of the winter sport spotlight over the weekend. Skiers from around the world competed in the mogul and aerial jumping competitions. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Mar 21, 2001 — Spring has officially arrived, but in the Adirondacks there's still plenty of snow. For many, the thaw can't come soon enough. But for die-hard fans of skiing and snow shoeing, this is the season for one last adventure. Brian Mann took to the trail over the last few days and sends this audio postcard. Go to full article
Mar 20, 2001 — When state officials announced that a new cabin was being built on Lake Colden, in the High Peaks, the decision was controversial. That part of the Adirondacks is a designated "wilderness area". By law, that means human structures should be kept to a minimum. Supporters of the new cabin argued that it would be a vital tool for rangers and ski patrols who work in the back country. That claim was born out this winter. The Lake Colden outpost was used as a base of operations in two successful searches. Brian Mann visited Lake Colden in the fall, as construction was winding down. He sent this audio postcard. Go to full article
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