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November 9, 2018
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Nordic Center Opens Saturday, November 17
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Grab and wax your skis, the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Nordic ski center, in Lake Placid, N.Y., is scheduled to open for the 2018-'19 season, Saturday, Nov. 17, weather and conditions permitting. The center's earliest-ever planned opening comes after members of the U.S. para-Nordic ski team held their week-long training camp at the center. Although Mother Nature has brought more rain... Continue Reading
October 14, 2018
Lake Placid’s Combined Bobsled/Luge/Skeleton Track Slated to Open Tomorrow, Monday
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) is set to open the combined bobsled, luge and skeleton track, tomorrow, Monday, Oct. 15, at the Olympic Sports Complex for U.S. national team training. Workers chilled the concrete and laid ice on the 20-curve, mile-long chute on Mt. Van Hoevenberg, just five miles east from the two-time Winter Olympic village.... Continue Reading
September 28, 2018
Flaming Leaves Festival, Oct. 6-7… An Authentic Adirondack Weekend
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Come out and celebrate what makes the Adirondacks special and watch in amazement as ski jumpers soar the length of a football field during Saturday and Sunday's, Oct. 6-7, Flaming Leaves Festival, at Lake Placid's Olympic Jumping Complex. The authentic Adirondack weekend begins at 9 a.m. both days. The two-day event is packed with family activities to include storytelling,... Continue Reading
September 19, 2018
DEC & ORDA ANNOUNCE PLANS TO MANAGE USE, LIMIT PARKING OVER COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND
Cascade and Pitchoff Mountain Trailheads Closed to Parking Oct. 4 - 8 Shuttles will Transport Hikers between Olympic Sports Complex and Trailhead LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) today announced plans for managing use associated with the popular Cascade Mountain Trail this Columbus Day... Continue Reading
August 1, 2018
Wet ‘n Wild Returns to Lake Placid’s Olympic Jumping Complex Aug. 8
Nordic Skiing Legends Race for the Title of Fastest Man Nordic Skiing Legends Race for the Title of Fastest Man LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Wet 'n Wild returns to Lake Placid's Olympic Jumping Complex, Wednesday, Aug. 8, with aerials, ski jumping and two special Nordic events; a 100 meter sprint and an agility course featuring Norway's Ludvig Søgnen Jensen and American Andy Newell. Wednesday's show... Continue Reading