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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.

Nov. 8, 2021
The Adirondacks are magnificent all year long but are especially magical in the winter when we include complimentary snowshoe rentals from our Guest Services desk (subject to availability). Want to know where to go to enjoy the most of your High Peaks Resort experience? These trails are perfect for all explorers from amateur to accomplished.
Planning a Last-Minute Getaway to Lake Placid
Jul. 19, 2021
If you've been playing catch up with all of your obligations for the past year, perhaps it's time to play catch up with yourself. There is still time for an escape to the Adirondacks!
Self-Discovery on the Ausable River
Jun. 29, 2021
As more of New York opens up and restrictions lift, if you're feeling like you have a whole new life to live, you're not alone!
Our Favorite Spots for Adirondack Paddling
couple kayaking on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
Apr. 9, 2021
With over 3000 lakes in the Adirondacks, it's not hard to find a favorite place to paddle during your high peaks vacation.
A Tradition of Golf in the Adirondacks
Whiteface Club and Resort Golf Course with Whiteface in the Background
Apr. 9, 2021
As we put away our snowshoes and cross country skis, Anne made her way to Whiteface Club & Resort to sit down with J. Peter Martin, PGA Professional and Director of Golf at Whiteface Club & Resort. Who better to discuss golf's place in Adirondack history than the man who wrote the book (or three!) on it?

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