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The Cookbook

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by Richard Kovacs No Comments

They’ve arrived!! Finally, after years of saying we were going to make a cookbook, we finally did it. And now they have arrived from the printer!  Appetizers, Soups, Entrees, Desserts and more. Now we will share that recipe for the Maple Mustard Glazed Salmon, now we’ll tell you how to make Eggplant Parmesan just the Read the Rest…

A Happy Customer

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by Richard Kovacs No Comments

Dave, a recent guest at Packbasket Adventures, proudly displays his catch of the day. Rick Kovacs, owner/operator of Packbasket Adventures, is a NYS Licensed Guide with a passion for fly fishing. Let him teach you how to cast a fly line, choose the best fly or perfect your technique.

Soggy Season So Far

Posted on: June 9th, 2013 by Angela Oliver No Comments

Trout season is off to a soggy start. Multiple rain storms are keeping the rivers high and un-wadable . The Brook Trout fishing in the ponds on the other hand have been fantastic with yet another State record broken in the southwestern Adirondacks. The latest record is now 6.2 lbs and 22 inches.  When the Read the Rest…

2013 Summer Arts Series

Posted on: April 5th, 2013 by Angela Oliver No Comments

Schedule of 2013 Summer Arts Series All events are free and open to the public, though donations are greatly appreciated to help continue this Art Series. Crane School of Music Latin Ensemble with Guest Artist Mitch Frohman Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM, Town Green, Wanakena An evening of traditional and contemporary Afro-­‐Latin music Read the Rest…

The Best of Winter and No Black Flies!

Posted on: March 21st, 2013 by Angela Oliver No Comments

Winter has yet to leave the North Country, but this is some of the best snow of the season! It’s not the crunchy, frozen over, yesterday’s slush kind of snow you often have at the end of winter. This is genuine, bright white, delightful to x-c ski/snowshoe on kind of snow.  Last Tuesday we had Read the Rest…

Lean-to Lunch Excursion

Posted on: March 10th, 2013 by Angela Oliver No Comments

This weekend’s guests took advantage of our Lean-to Lunch Excursion.  They set out to snowshoe the Peavine Swamp trail in the Cranberry Lake Wild Forest, then met us at a traditional Adirondack lean-to on the bank of the Oswegatchie river.  There we prepared a warming fire and handed out cups of  hot chocolate.  Piping hot Read the Rest…