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Road Rally on Wednesday Night. Fun Group Activity!

What:  Long Lake Road Rally

When:  Wednesday, July 24, 7pm

Where:  Mt. Sabattis, Geiger Arena Parking Lot 

Why: Because it’s fun! Because you’ve already done… the hikes,  the boats, the planes, the fishing, the swimming, the ice cream, the museum & the Wild Center (we hope) .. and now you have to do this! 

How much:  $5 a car… BARGAIN prices

What do I get out of it?  A sense of pride, community, sharing a common Long Lakey experience, some laughs, and maybe even SOME MONEY

The Long Lake Amazing Race/Road Rally is a timed driving event that is based on accuracy not speed.  Each team requires a legal driver and navigator to call out instructions and directions.  Teams can be as small as two or as many as can legally fit in the vehicle.  Teams follow unique clues and specific speeds to reach targeted locations around Long Lake.  Each location has a clue and specific task for the team to complete. Judges are hidden along the course to ensure each team member participates in the task or risks disqualification.
 
In 2018 tasks included: writing postcards to the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Office, building a human pyramid, singing I’m a Little Tea Pot, pretending they were Ghostbusters and launching a search for a lost bear.  Every year there are different activities and tasks.  Teams do the activities in real time as the race is about accuracy, not speed.  The team that comes closest to the official “time” without going over wins.  Teams get bonus points for costumes and team themes.

In 2019 the Road Rally will be on Wednesday, July 24th at 7pm and line up and registration happening at the Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena, 6 Pavilion Way.  $5 Per Car per team.

 
The 2018 winners:
 
3rd Place:  “4ADVENTURES” with Rob Griffith, Jamie Lynn Griffith, Mathurin Griffith and Madelia Griffith. 
 
2ndPlace: “Fat River Foods” with Dustin Traynor, Kate Traynor, Chris Hample, Pailin Hample and Briggs Hample.
 
1stPlace: “Team Homeless”  Joy Thibodeau, Bob Thibodeau, Tyler Harrison, Brayden Harrison and Dan Thibodeau. 
 
The Long Lake Road Rally is held annually in July. 
 

You can’t win, if you don’t play!

If it’s in Stock, We’ve Got It! ADK Trading Post

ADK Trading Post is the go-to place for Lobster Rolls, Panini’s, Breakfast Sandwiches, groceries and specialty retail items featuring the “The Summer is Short, the Lake is Long,” brand.  A selection of great gifts include: wine glasses, kitchen items, Adirondack books, rustic accessories for your Adirondack home, fishing tackle, camping supplies and patches to commemorate hiking achievements. 

Open year-round the ADK Trading Posts also offers cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals in the winter. Forgot your toothpaste or your floss?  Just ask.  Personal service is their specialty.  As they like to say “if it’s in stock, we have it.” 

The ADK Trading Post is the place to pack up your lunch for a day hike into the woods, or a paddle on one of the waterways.  It’s a great location to learn the local lore or grab a to-go bite and explore the area.   More info at adktradingpost

Record Setting Temps Don’t Ice out the Long Lake Plunge

The Town of Long Lake hosted the 5th Polar Plunge on December 30th, 2017 at a Northeast record breaking cold at  7 degrees Fahrenheit. Seemed warm to us. 

Teams raised over $1900 for High Peaks Hospice. Donations can still be made in honor of the Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge by sending donations to

High Peaks Hospice
PO Box 840
Saranac Lake NY 12983-0840

Winners

Best Costume – “Team” Schindler for Skins Flippers

Best Plunge Technique – “The Howes”

Best in Show – “The Rubber Ducks” also winning for most funds raised by a team $636

Best Individual Costume – Paul Roalsvig

Thank you to the Long Lake Fire Department, Long Lake Rescue Squad, Long Lake Parks and Recreation Team including Cindy Black, Steph Hample, Erik Arsenault, Alexandra Roalsvig.  Also thanks to volunteers Barbara Gachowski, Barbara Taylor, and photographer Jim Lanthier.   A huge thank you to our emcee Peter Michael Marino

Congrats to our amazing, courageous plungers for taking a dip in dangerously cold temperatures! 

Paul Roalsvig, Shane LaRose, Denis Martin, Russell Clinard, Paul Martin, Stephanie Howe, Christopher Howe, Thomas Scott, Spencer Schindler and Kelly Gottstine. 

Check out the national news media links talking about the crazy cold weather and Long Lake’s own plunge.. and lets go SNOWMOBILING!  

Special thanks to the Town Board of Long Lake.

Clark Seaman, Supervisor of Long Lake

Town Council 
Dean Pohl
of Raquette Lake
Tom Donnelly 
Craig Seaman
and
Richard Dechene
of Long Lake. 

It’s so cold sharks are dying

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/12/30/us/ap-us-deep-freeze-new-years-eve.html?_r=0

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/extreme-cold-test-years-revelers-events-iced-52056433

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/ar-BBHv83U?li=BBnbcA1

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20171230/news/312309986/

https://wtop.com/holidays/2017/12/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/amp/

http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/892155443

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/us/article/Extreme-cold-to-test-New-Year-s-revelers-some-12463182.php

Special Thanks to our generous supporters who donated to High Peaks Hospice Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge

Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake
Roalsvig Law Office, Long Lake
Long Lake Rentals, Long Lake
Adirondack Hotel, Long Lake
Tupper Lake Supply, Tupper Lake
Touch Above The Best LLC, Tupper Lake
Adirondack Renovations & Contractors, Tupper Lake
Raquette River Brewing, Tupper Lake
Larkin Deli & Bakery, Tupper Lake
Ray’s Liquor, Tupper Lake
Boulevard Wine & Spirits, Tupper Lake

Dennis Martin
Shane LaRose
Paul Martin
Russell Clinard
Mike  Russell
Gary Alexander
Tim Larkin
Patrick
Dustin & Kate Traynor
Barbara & Chuck Taylor
Sally Neenan
Paul & Alexandra Roalsvig
Mike & Nancy Hosley
Vickie Plumley
Thomas  Scott
Spencer Schindler
Kelly Gottstine
Jack  Carney
Lorrie & John Hosley & Jules Pierce
Clay  Arsenault

And all the donators that contributed on the spot at the Long Lake Town Beach

 

 

 

 

No Ice, No Problem: Waterskiing in Long Lake ADKS Christmas

Lillian Dechene donned her Santa Hat, a wet suit and hit the lake waterskiing on Friday, December 25, 2015 in Long Lake, NY in the Adirondacks.

Don’t be fooled by the non-existence of ice. From a place that usually sails well under 32 degree temps for what at times can seem like nine months a year (ask the folks who didn’t defrost their pipes until May of 2015) this warm weather activity shouldn’t fool anyone. It’s cold. Some would say brisk and it’s only a matter of time for the lake to get buttoned up and see the ice fisherman and snowmobiliers return.

Lillian Dechene, a tenth grader at Long Lake Central School waterskis on Christmas Day in 2015.  Long Lake, NY Adirondacks

Lillian Dechene, a tenth grader at Long Lake Central School waterskis on Christmas Day in 2015. Long Lake, NY Adirondacks

Feelin’ Long Lakey video here!

On Christmas Eve two hearty souls kayaked on Long Lake. While the air temp was warming the lake was whipping up some waves to make the ride challenging, but worth the effort to make a little Long Lake history.

Kayakers paddle Long Lake  NY Adirondacks on Christmas Eve 2015.

Kayakers paddle Long Lake NY Adirondacks on Christmas Eve 2015.

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