Daily news about the Park by special arrangement with Adirondack Almanack


Leave No Trace: A Decade of Partnership

December 18th, 2019 The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, a non-profit based in Boulder, CO, has a clear mission: to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsib READ MORE

By | December 14th, 2019|

ADK Receives Smart Growth Grant to Improve Heart Lake Program Center Parking, Interpretive Signage

December 11th, 2019 ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has been awarded a $66,000 Smart Growth grant by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to use towards improving parking and int READ MORE

By | December 10th, 2019|

Adirondack 46ers Enter Third Year of Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs

December 4th, 2019 In 2018, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wild READ MORE

By | December 2nd, 2019|

Honoring Neil Woodworth

November 27th, 2019 Last week, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) hosted an event at the New York State Museum in Albany honoring the 30-year career of Neil Woodworth, who will be retiring at the end of t READ MORE

By | November 24th, 2019|

Cross-Country Skiing at the Adirondak Loj

November 20, 2019 The winter season is here. And that means ski season is nearly here. It has been a long eight months since I last clipped in to my cross-country skis, but it is finally almost time. READ MORE

By | November 18th, 2019|

Summit Stewards Educated Record Number of Hikers in 2019

November 14th, 2019 By Kayla White, Summit Steward Coordinator This year, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program, a partnership between the Adironda READ MORE

By | November 12th, 2019|

Winter Day-Hiking Gear List: Are You Prepared?

November 6th, 2019 Even though it says November in our calendars, winter is here in the Adirondack High Peaks. Packing for winter hikes is more involved than preparing for summer excursions. Condition READ MORE

By | November 4th, 2019|

This Land is Your Land

Woody Guthrie said it best…this land is your land. These words reflect our deep connection to nature and remind us of our duty to protect the places we love. The peaceful solitude and restorative ener READ MORE

By | October 30th, 2019|

In Pictures: The 11th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering

October 30, 2019 Last weekend researchers, land managers, and advocates came together to discuss alpine ecosystems at the 11th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering. After an introductory evening READ MORE

By | October 27th, 2019|

HPIC Host Program: 2019 In-Review

October 24th, 2019 The High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) volunteer host program has finished its second full season of hosting at the Heart Lake Program Center. The host program was founded in 2017 READ MORE

By | October 21st, 2019|

View from Albany: 30 Years Working for Wilderness

ADK conservation and advocacy work has been important in the protection of New York State public lands. The celebration of Neil Woodworth’s thirty years of service at ADK presents an opportunity to re READ MORE

By | October 21st, 2019|

Our Favorite Shoulder Season Hikes: High Peaks Region

October 10th, 2019 It's shoulder season in the Adirondack High Peaks region. That means winter conditions at higher elevations, especially thin, dangerous ice. One of the best ways to stay safe during READ MORE

By | October 7th, 2019|

ADK Announces New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: John Gilewicz, ADK President, at 413-351-1429 Neil Woodworth, ADK Chief Executive Officer, at 518-668-4447 Lake George, NY —October 3, 2019– ADK (Adirondack READ MORE

By | October 2nd, 2019|

Shoulder Season: How to Plan Ahead and Prepare

October 2nd, 2019 Fall foliage has started to peak in the Adirondack High Peaks region. As visitors are drawn to the area to catch this seasonal wonder, it is important to remember that fall in the H READ MORE

By | September 29th, 2019|

Alpine Stewardship Gathering Returns to the Adirondacks

September 18th, 2019 Ten years ago, the Adirondacks hosted the Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering for the first time. Since then visitor usage has increased in the High Peaks region, where all READ MORE

By | September 18th, 2019|

Trail Work Report: Mt. Colden

September 11th, 2019 Summer has passed, but that doesn't mean that ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) professional trail crew (pro crew) is done for the year. After tackling big projects in Avalanche READ MORE

By | September 8th, 2019|