Maple sugaring at Frost Valley

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:27

Claryville — Visitors to the Maple Sugar House on the weekends of March 19-20 and March 26-27 will experience all the elements of sugaring including a snowy forest hike, brisk mountain air, melting snow, the scents of good soil, swelling buds, tapping trees, collection of sweet sap, the heat of a good wood fire, the steam of evaporating water and the sweet taste of arriving at 67 percent sugar content maple syrup. Free tours run every half hour. Frost Valley’s Maple Weekends give families a way to experience maple sugar season firsthand. Learn to identify a good sugar maple tree, tap the tree, boil sap to make delicious maple syrup and traditional sapping techniques to modern day practices. For more information, visit, email or call 985-2291.