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Daily news about the Park by special arrangement with Adirondack Almanack


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|

Why Community Solar Is Important for Climate Change 

August 29th, 2019 Authored by Common Energy, a community solar provider Why Community Solar Is Important for Climate Change The realities of climate change become starker all the time. As global warmi READ MORE

By | August 29th, 2019|

Finding Fall Foliage: Common Questions Answered

August 28th, 2019 It's nearly that time of year again. Overnight temperatures are dropping into the 40s, the sun is setting earlier and earlier, and red maples—the earliest foliage changers—are just b READ MORE

By | August 25th, 2019|

Heart Lake Construction Projects Complete

August 23rd, 2019 ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is excited to announce that, after three years, construction projects at the Heart Lake Property have concluded. Funded in part by a grant from the New READ MORE

By | August 21st, 2019|

Trail Work Report: Haystack and Skylight

August 16th, 2019 ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) professional trail crew (pro crew) always works at a high level, but this month they took their efforts to new heights by tackling projects on two READ MORE

By | August 15th, 2019|

Help Protect Our Alpine Zones

You and I have something in common: our love of the Adirondack Mountains. We are awed by their beauty and lured by their wild, natural state. We are also keenly aware that, despite their stoic and uny READ MORE

By | August 8th, 2019|

In Pictures: Teen Aquatic Stewardship Program

August 9th, 2019 Last week, ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) education staff and instructors from the Ausable River Association taught teens about water quality sampling, river ecosystems, and the r READ MORE

By | August 7th, 2019|

The Botany Steward: A Key Cog in the Summit Stewardship Program

August 2nd, 2019 Mountain Sandwort Hikers that have visited the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks in the summer months are likely familiar with summit stewards. Constantly interacting with visito READ MORE

By | July 31st, 2019|

Teaching Leave No Trace: From the Adirondacks to Alaska

July 26, 2019 By Seth Jones, Education Director Each day is different working for ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club). I’m never quite sure how my day will unfold as I head up the stairs to my office at th READ MORE

By | July 24th, 2019|

Searching for Azalea

July 18, 2019 By Zach Lawrence, 2019 Summer Naturalist Intern This summer, just two weeks after arriving at ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) as a summer naturalist intern, four coworkers and I set out t READ MORE

By | July 16th, 2019|