Lighting Your Way

The following appeared in the 2020 Nov/Dec issue of Adirondac Magazine By Tom Hart Advances in headlamps make lighting your way during the dark hours of winter an easy task. But before we go any furth [...]

By |October 25th, 2020|

ADK Links Outdoor and Online Learning

Fall at Heart Lake is usually accompanied by the sounds and sights of fourth graders exploring Mt. Jo as participants in ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Marie L. Haberl School Outreach Program: Thr [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|

Why We Say “Cotton Kills”

The phrase “cotton kills” is an old adage in outdoor recreation circles. Though it might sound dramatic, this statement is actually supported by science. Cotton greatly increases the risk of hypotherm [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|

Achilles’ Ankle

The following appeared in the 2020 Sep/Oct issue of Adirondac Magazine By Tom Welch, M.D. In decades of running, hiking, and climbing, I have had only one ankle sprain. I was running on a dark road at [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|

Diversity, the Adirondacks, and ADK

The following appeared in the 2020 Sep/Oct issue of Adirondac Magazine By Tim Rowland During the racial discord of the 1960s, hikers in the Adirondacks couldn’t help but notice that very few if any pe [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|

Support Critical Wildlands Stewardship

Adirondack headlines are painting a bleak picture: High use in the High Peaks, litter on the trail, cars parked along busy roads, increasing hiker rescues. Are there drawbacks to high use? Yes, and th [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|

After 100 Years, A New Plan

A Letter from the Bylaws Working Group to ADK Membership: In a little more than a year, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) will begin celebrating its centennial anniversary. This, in and of itself, is an [...]

By |August 27th, 2020|