Opening the blog for the season

A couple of quick hit news links for today.

Adirondack Rail Trail

Construction starts on a multi-use trail from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake, the Adirondack Rail Trail, a 32-mile section of railed that will be smoothed and paved in parts.

Snow machines on Adirondack Rail Trail in winter.
Snowmobilers on rail trail in Saran Lake during a prior winter season

Story on North Country Public Radio

More info at the Adirondack Rail Trail Association.

XC season starts in Calgary:

Webcam image from West Bragg Creek, Alberta Canada

Video at Globalnews, including report by ‘Skier Roger’, who runs a retro old-school style website.