Karen Delaney

Karen has been exploring the Adirondacks since she moved here in 1980. Whether paddling, hiking, or skiing, she loves sharing her passion for the outdoors with everyone.

Karen moved to Lake Placid January of 1980 to work as a nurse during the 1980 Olympics games. She fell in love with the area and all it has to offer and started HPC in May of 1983 with her husband Brian. Four children later she still loves to get out in the great local wilderness, especially sharing her passion with women, children, and families.

Her specialties are nordic and back country skiing and snowshoeing, biking (all types), hiking and paddling. She is even a life guard and teaches local kids and triathletes swimming. She welcomes all to experience the Adirondacks diversity and beauty!

Specialties: Hiking, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking and water safety.


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