Trail Gating

The traditions that complete our experience.

Our adventures and celebrations continue even after we unlace our skates or clip out of our bindings. 

Salt of the Earth Bistro Meal
Tri-Lakes Dining is Local, Fresh & Exciting

Explore four restaurants that are creating new and exciting dishes with local culture which appeal to locals and visitors alike!

Featuring: By: Jon Lundin & Elise Ruocco, ORDA Communications
Something’s Brewing in the Tri-Lakes

Craft beer is growing by leaps and hops. The New York State's Tri-Lake's Region, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake, boast six alone.

High Elevation Birding on Whiteface Mountain

These "sky islands" are the breeding realm of many boreal bird species including the elusive Bicknell's Thrush. For this bird, the world below that sea of fog does not exist.

cycling whiteface highway
Rides We Like:  Upstate New York – Whiteface Mountain

When watching the Tour, I ask myself "What would my time be climbing Alpe d'Huez?" Short of actually flying to France, I can think of only one that can compare ... Whiteface Mountain, New York.

Featuring: CJ Rudy, Creaky Bottom Bracket, and Special Contributor to the Flame Magazine
Forever Wild Beverage Co. beverages

Inspired by the region and created at home, check out four locally produced favorites

Featuring: Kreature Butcher Shop, Sugar House Creamery, Lake Placid Spirits, and Forever Wild Beverage Co.
Beer steins
Best of the Fests

Incredible foliage, craft brews, live music, delicious food, top ski jumping talent and more...Highlights from the Whiteface Lake Placid Oktoberfest, Flaming Leaves Festival and Lake Placid Brewfest

Featuring: Side Trax
Dogsled ride on Mirror Lake
Lake Placid: An Insider's Guide

For continued adventures, cold craft brews, custom cocktails and Lake Placid keepsakes, these are the hot spots

Featuring: Side Trax
Whiteface Mountain Bloody Mary
Whiteface Mountain Bloody Mary

Named to Liftopia's 9 Ski Resort Bloody Marys to Try, find out why the Whiteface Mountain version is so special

Featuring: Colleen Blanchard
Josie's Cabin
Josie's Cabin

The tragic love story of Henry Van Hoevenberg and Josephine Schofield

Featuring: Story by ADK Mountain Club's Seth Jones, Photography by Kevin Lenhart