Saturday, September 10th the Adirondack Canoe Classic launched from Endion Field in Long Lake, NY. The 2011 90 Miler celebrates its 29th year. The race is a paddle of the original highways of the Adirondacks, from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. Organizers of the Adirondack Canoe Classic have once again called on the New York State DEC, regional business people, and an army of volunteers to coordinate this massive effort.
The following video is a complilation of the launch of the 12 waves of boats. Categories include, Open Touring, Voyageur Canoes, C-2 Family, Recreation and Solo, C-1, C-4’s and Touring, Unlimited, and Tandem Kayaks.
The Town of Long Lake celebrates the paddlers and this race. Thanks to Brian and Grace McDonnell for all their efforts in making this race come to life year after year.
Please note the top three clips at the top of the video showcases the “ride” down to the field at Endion in Long Lake, NY. The first three video images are from March 7th, 2011, April 30th, 2011 and September 10, 2011. (Just in case you were confused) Just trying to give a sense of place.