Ramblin' on ice and snow

In the Adirondacks, it is generally accepted that our summers are shorter, typically arriving by the Fourth of July 4th and departing by the end of the week. Often, folks don't even realize there has been a change of season until the spectacular fall foliage arrives on July 6th.

"It was so cold in Saranac Lake last night, that people wondered why we didn't just open a nearby hydrant and let the Ice Palace build itself," volunteer palace builder.

Embrace the chill, it's the only sure way to warm the winter's atmosphere.

Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net.

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