Lake Placid’s High Peaks Resort Features Summer Sports, Adventures with Resort Credit

By AlpineZone News |
Jun 16 2011 - 04:52 PM

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — This summer, High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid is offering a “Picture Perfect Stay” including $100 in resort credits plus a myriad of Adirondack region recreational, sports and outdoor experiences for guests, family and friends to enjoy – from mountain biking on Olympic cross-country trails, hiking Adirondack peaks, or climbing century-old rocks and canyons, to kayaking and canoeing on one of the hundreds of surrounding lakes and rivers.

Guests experience breathtaking scenery with time to relax in a luxurious Adirondack retreat: High Peaks Resort, the newly renovated, world-class resort with casually elegant decor, European inspired natural-stone baths, and the world-famous Dancing Bears and Outdoors at Dancing Bears, Lake Placid’s fun outdoor dining destination with amazing views of Mirror Lake and surrounding mountains. High Peaks also features two indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, an expanded fitness center, Aveda Spa & Salon, and complimentary waterfront activities.

Guests can enhance their stays with: guided hiking, canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing; mountain biking, also with experienced guides; lake fishing; Monday mini-triathlons; special weekends for children, and fly-fishing lessons. Of special note, High Peaks Resort is a gateway to the wonders of Birding in the Adirondacks offering unsurpassed bird watching led by naturalists in specially chosen locations. Beginning July 1st, High Peaks features a complimentary “Birds of Prey” demonstration every Friday at 4 p.m. for all ages.

In addition, High Peaks Fly Fishing Experience celebrates some of North America’s best fly-fishing. Participants learn from expert guides to cast and tie flies who share insider’s insights highlighting the area’s natural wonders, entomology and fly selection. Cross Country Mountain Biking gives guests at every skill level the opportunity to bike Mt. Van Hoevenberg with guides leading the way through 50-kilometers of trails. Everyone including beginners can also enjoy Horseback Riding through Adirondack forests with introductory lessons by High Peak’s equine specialists.

Your Picture Perfect Stay is available through August 31, 2011 and requires a three-night minimum stay for the resort credit. For reservations, visit or call High Peaks Resort’s Recreation Reservationist(SM) at 518-523-4411 or toll-free 800-755-5598 . Specials cannot be combined with other promotions and are based on availability; blackout dates apply. Activities must be booked 48 hours in advance.