Summer Clothing Layers for Hiking

By Tyler Socash, Education Programs Coordinator “Dress for success” is a phrase we’re probably all familiar with. It’s an old adage from the business world, but it also applies to outdoor recreation. [...]

By |July 14th, 2021|

How to Read a Map

By Tyler Socash, Education Programs Coordinator One of the most critical items that should come with us on any outdoor adventure is a physical map of the area that we are recreating in. Maps can tell [...]

By |April 19th, 2021|

How to Be Good Visitors in Bear Habitat

The following appeared in the 2021 Mar/Apr issue of Adirondac Magazine By Bobby Clark, High Peaks Information Center Manager There is a common saying among outdoor recreators: “A fed bear is a dead be [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|

ADK and DackMap Announce Partnership

Both parties aim to minimize backcountry impacts through hiker education Lake Placid, NY – March 29, 2021 – ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and DackMap, a live-based map application, have announced a p [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|

Skiing the High Peaks Periphery

The following appeared in the 2021 Jan/Feb issue of Adirondac Magazine The upcoming new edition of ADK’s guidebook to the High Peaks ­contains numerous trails that offer mostly easy to moderate ski tr [...]

By |February 16th, 2021|

NYS Assembly Passes a Green Amendment

The Right to Clean Air & Water Now Up to NY Voters in November Albany, NY–February 9, 2021–Today, the New York State Assembly joined their Senate colleagues in passing A.1368/S.528, a bill to add [...]

By |February 9th, 2021|

The Leave No Trace Basics

Say hello to the great outdoors! Now that you’re here, you are invited to help keep these places healthy and beautiful. As people are getting outside in record numbers, the need to put Leave No Trace [...]

By |January 26th, 2021|

Do You Hop, Bound, Step, or Amble?

By Maggie Newell, ADK Outreach Coordinator A fresh layer of snow reveals what creatures are sneaking around when no one is looking. Excellent camouflage, nocturnal habits, and good hearing help many a [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|