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Monitoring Alpine Plants in the High Peaks

New York State’s rarest ecosystem co-exists with some of the greatest recreational opportunities in the state atop the Adirondack High Peaks. These peaks have been experiencing a dramatic increase in READ MORE

By | September 26th, 2018|

ADK Trail Crew Works on New Mt. Van Hoevenberg Trail

ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) Professional Trail Crew has spent the last 10 weeks working on a new trail up Mt. Van Hoevenberg. This trail is located on the north side of the mountain starting at t READ MORE

By | September 26th, 2018|

Inaugural ADK Deemed a Success

The first ADK Cycle Outing is now in the history books. Taking as its inspiration our guidebook Cycling Routes of the St. Lawrence River Valley and Northern Adirondacks, recently published as an e-boo READ MORE

By | September 21st, 2018|

Support Summit Stewardship Program

ADK Summit Stewards just hit a major milestone—five hundred thousand hikers educated since 1989. Wow! In that time one million boots have been rerouted, twenty-seven fragile alpine species protected, READ MORE

By | September 6th, 2018|

Summit Stewardship Program Milestone: Half a Million Hikers Educated on High Peaks

This summer, the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program reached a new milestone, educating half a million hikers on New York’s tallest mountains in its 29 year history.  The Summit Stewardsh READ MORE

By | September 5th, 2018|

ADK’s 2019 Calendar Showcases Fire Towers

“Fire towers enabled our forebears to literally see the forest through the trees, moving them to comprehend its vast scale, understand its importance, and dedicate themselves to its preservation.” — W READ MORE

By | August 27th, 2018|

ADK Authors Honored In 2018 Indie Book Awards

Lake George, NY—August 5, 2018—Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks, by Christine Bourjade and Alex Radmanovich of New Russia, NY, and Montreal, Quebec, has been named by the Independent READ MORE

By | August 6th, 2018|

Volunteer High Peaks Information Center Host Program

ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) is located at ADK’s Heart Lake Program Center, which abuts one of New York’s busiest trailheads. The HPIC serves as a gateway to t READ MORE

By | August 3rd, 2018|

ADK releases 5th edition of trail guide: Eastern Trails

Lake George, NY — July, 30, 2018– ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) announces the release of the fifth edition of its popular trail guide, Eastern Trails, which is part of a substantial reconfiguration a READ MORE

By | July 30th, 2018|

Stewardship Grant Furthers ADK High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julia Goren Education Director 518-523-3480, ext. 19 summit@adk.org Lake Placid, NY — July 23, 2018 – ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is pleased to be the recipient of a 2018 REI READ MORE

By | July 23rd, 2018|

The Mountaineer Supports Summit Stewardship atop High Peaks through Patagonia grant

Kayla White, ADK Summit Steward Coordinator, 518-523-3480 Vinny McClelland, The Mountaineer, 518-576-2281 Julia Goren, ADK Education Director, 518-523-3480   Keene Valley, NY – The Mountaineer, a READ MORE

By | July 16th, 2018|

Construction Bugs

Do you have some free time, skills in carpentry, electrical, roofing, plumbing, landscaping or using heavy equipment and want to give back to ADK and have fun doing it? Tom Andrews, the Heart Lake Pro READ MORE

By | July 9th, 2018|

Fire Tower Fever

Blue Mt. Lake and Lake George, NY—July 7, 2018–ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), a leading nonprofit committed to environmental advocacy and ethical outdoor recreation throughout New York, and Adirondac READ MORE

By | July 6th, 2018|

Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is July 8-14!

Brendan Wiltse Find out what you can do to Keep Invasive Species Out July 8 to 14 is New York State’s Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW). In the Adirondacks, Catskills, Allegany State Park, and READ MORE

By | June 29th, 2018|

The Power of a Resource

Imagine that you’ve just hiked, paddled, or skied a few miles to one of your favorite outdoor destinations. It’s a place of special magnificence to you and while you’re enjoying this meaningful place READ MORE

By | June 28th, 2018|

Update from the Summits: June 2018

Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewards were in training from Memorial Day weekend (5/25) through mid-June. New volunteers participated in training in early May and team stewarding through the end of Ju READ MORE

By | June 27th, 2018|