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The High Peaks Resort Compass

Welcome to High Peaks Resort's official blog, where we'll share with you the best places to go and things to do during your stay in the Adirondacks. On top of all of our resort amenities, the Adirondacks are home to six-million-acres of wilderness – we want to help you explore the best of it during your stay at High Peaks Resort. Read below for our latest updates from your trusty crew at The Compass.

Professional Advice for Planning Your Storybook Wedding
Jan. 18, 2017
It is February, and from the Adirondacks to Zürich, what does February mean? Someone you know is probably starting to plan a wedding; maybe it's you! If you are just beginning the planning process and don't know where to begin we have a few ideas of where to start.
Photographing a Historic Adirondack Experience
Dec. 31, 2016
One of the most unique sightseeing opportunities in the Adirondacks, Tom Semeraro's photo tour of Ausable Chasm is a wonderful adventure year round, no matter what your level of interest in outdoor recreation may be.
The Day After Thanksgiving Pie
Nov. 15, 2016
What are you going to do with all this leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, etc.? As much as I love eating cold turkey sandwiches, here's a clever way to utilize a lot of your leftovers so you wont let them go to waste.
Your New Favorite Cranberry Sauce
Nov. 10, 2016
Cranberries are deliciously sour and slightly sweet and bitter, they're quirky and a little unbalanced. Raw cranberries are usually an acquired taste, some people love them, some folks would rather eat that suspicious jelly that holds the shape of the can. For my favorite recipe, I use both. Enjoy! - Chef Kevin
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
Nov. 4, 2016
Thanksgiving is approaching and that can only mean one thing - someone is going to be sending long hours in the kitchen. Of course Thanksgiving doesn't have to be stressful; you can have it right here and not have to lift a finger! But for those who aren't able to get away for the holiday, we think this recipe will be a stress free addition to your Thanksgiving table. Enjoy!


Lake Placid Activities
Check out all the fun things to do in Lake Placid and the Adirondacks during your stay at High Peaks Resort.
Contact Guest Services
A visit to the Adirondacks can be any thing you would like! Our concierge has relationships with our region's most prominent and sought after professionals and organizations to provide you with limitless ways in which you can enhance your visit. If you are interested in information on Adirondack activities, don't hesitate to contact us!