Fire Patrol: How to Build Campfires Responsibly

The following appeared in the 2021 Jul/Aug issue of Adirondac Magazine Campfires are an integral part of many peoples’ outdoor experience. They’re an opportunity to gather with family and friends, to [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|

5 Myths About Hiking Gear

By Mary Dougherty and Noah Haber, HPIC Staff Perfect gear doesn’t exist. While some items may be more quality than others, we think that issues like budget, your itinerary, and personal preference are [...]

By |August 17th, 2021|

What is Photopoint Monitoring?

Founded in 1989, the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program has a clear goal: protect New York’s alpine zone and ensure it continues to recover from recreation-related impacts. For over 30 y [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|

Meet the 2021 Naturalists!

Every summer, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) brings on naturalist interns to the Adirondak Loj and Heart Lake Program Center. Using their unique interests and experiences, they are each tasked with c [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|

What’s Happening on Mt Jo?

By Andrew Hamlin, Trails Coordinator Today I want to dig into a project that I’m super excited about: the reimagining of the Mt Jo Long Trail. This is a huge initiative by ADK to showcase the importan [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|

Welcome Back, Volunteers

Last weekend, ADK hosted its first major volunteer event since 2019. Over 50 volunteers turned out for ADK Trails Day at the Heart Lake Program Center, where they restored a bridge on the Van Hoevenbe [...]

By |June 7th, 2021|

3 Trail Projects We Are Excited About in 2021

Another summer, another season of trail work in the Adirondack Park. After working through a pandemic-limited season in 2020, we are excited to bring on a full professional trail crew this year. Here [...]

By |June 1st, 2021|