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Skylight Does Not Want Your Rocks

Why we must break the tradition of carrying rocks up this High Peak By Sadye Bobbette, 2018 Fall Education Intern Mount Skylight, the fourth highest peak in the Adirondacks, is known for the gigantic READ MORE

By | March 13th, 2019|

Ticks in Winter

Blacklegged ticks, which transmit the agents of Lyme disease, babesiosis, and anaplasmosis, disappear in winter, right?  Well, not entirely.  Although human encounters with these ticks are less likely READ MORE

By | March 13th, 2019|


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By | March 12th, 2019|

4 Ways Teens can get Involved with ADK in Summer 2020

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is offering programs this summer for youth ages 13 to 17 that give opportunities to learn trail building, backpacking, and other outdoor skills. Through the life lessons READ MORE

By | March 5th, 2019|

Winter Leave No Trace Tips

By Amy Harff, 2018 ADK Fall Education Intern Whether you are winter camping, snowshoeing or skiing, Leave No Trace principles can help keep you safe and minimize your impact on the wilderness. Cold te READ MORE

By | February 27th, 2019|

Winter “Facilitrees”: How to Go in the Snow

By Amy Harff, 2018 Fall Education Intern Carrying out your waste might not be glamorous, but if you enjoy winter hiking or backpacking, it is an important part of your adventure when facilities like a READ MORE

By | February 23rd, 2019|

Hibernation is no Vacation

The Nitty-gritty of Black Bear Hibernation in the Adirondacks By Sadye Bobbette, 2018 ADK Fall Education Intern During the warmer months in the Adirondacks, hungry black bears actively search for food READ MORE

By | February 13th, 2019|

Invest in Nature

Nature is counting on you. As a champion of the land, you want to see New York’s wilderness safeguarded against environmental threats and improper use. You rightfully expect safe and accessible trails READ MORE

By | February 1st, 2019|

5 Membership Benefits

Your ADK membership helps ensure that New York State's Forest Preserve and other wild lands and waters are being protected for generations to come. Your membership also helps to maintain multi-use tra READ MORE

By | January 30th, 2019|

For the Love of Wild People

There are certain aspects one anticipates before arriving at the Adirondak Loj. In the summer, it’s the haunting call of a loon in the evening as the sun sets behind Nye Mountain. When autumn settles READ MORE

By | January 22nd, 2019|

ADK Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Budget Proposal to Expand the Bottle Bill and to Ban Plastic Bags across New York State

Albany, NY —  January 14, 2019– Governor Cuomo’s inclusion of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the Executive Budget is a move that ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) fully supports. “Plastic READ MORE

By | January 15th, 2019|

ADK Promotes Seth Jones as Education Director

Lake Placid, NY —  January 9, 2019– Education is a vital and integral part of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) mission.  Helping people learn how to recreate responsibly, developing environmental lite READ MORE

By | January 9th, 2019|

View from the Summit

In the nearly four decades that I have done conservation advocacy for ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), no single issue has occupied more of my efforts than the battle to reduce acid deposition in the A READ MORE

By | December 27th, 2018|

View From Albany: Environmental Bill of Rights

Environmental Bill of Rights For the past two years, a bill that is incredibly important for the health of communities and the environment has been flying through the New York State Assembly but grind READ MORE

By | December 26th, 2018|

Maximizing Year-End Donations

Charitable giving is typically highest at the end of the year, inspired by the giving season and a desire to maximize tax deductions. The following options allow donors to support the charity and, in READ MORE

By | November 15th, 2018|

5 Adirondack Winter Hiking Tips

While winter hiking in the Adirondacks has the potential to be an incredible experience, it requires an extra level of preparation to ensure safety and comfort. Here are five tips that will help you p READ MORE

By | November 14th, 2018|