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Setting off in the morning (Photos:  Allen Mann
Setting off in the morning (Photos: Allen Mann

The Journey to Lake Lila

Over the last decade, a series of land deals in the Adirondacks has re-opened traditional back country canoe routes that had been closed for generations.

Paddlers are free to explore wild territory long posted off-limits by landowners.

Brian Mann made the trip from Little Tupper Lake to Lake Lila and sends this audio postcard.  Go to full article
Sara on the trail
Sara on the trail

Rainy day (with dog) on Mt. Frederica

The Whitney Wilderness Area near Tupper Lake is the hub for a growing network of popular canoe routes. But the region's logging roads and trails also offer a lot for hikers and hunters to explore. A couple of weeks ago, Brian Mann spent the day on the shore of Lake Lila and climbed Mount Frederica. He sent this audio postcard.

NOTE: Later this week, on Thanksgiving morning, we'll revisit a paddling trip to Rock Pond in the Whitney Wilderness.  Go to full article

Three Lakes, Two (Beaver) Dams, and a Carry: A Paddle Postcard

The end of the year is a time for looking back. And one major thing that happened this year at the station was that we got a new reporter, Gregory Warner. He had only been here a couple of months when he set out with Brian Mann to explore the Whitney Wilderness. It was Gregory's first time in a canoe, a fact he wasn't able to keep secret for long...  Go to full article

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