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Trail Work Report: Mount Haystack

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

Continuing a project started in 2019, ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) professional trail crew returned to Mount Haystack—the third tallest peak in New York State—for a two-week stretch to finish constructing a series of cairns on the mountain’s summit. Working from the col with Little Haystack all the way to tree READ MORE

Adirondack 46ers Make Critical Contribution to Summit Stewardship Program

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

Seth Jones Education Director 518-523-3441, ext. 119 seth@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – June 3, 2020 – Amidst a global pandemic and a subsequent shortage of New York State funding, the Adirondack 46ers have stepped in to provide crucial support for the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program with an additional gift READ MORE

A Major Peak Gets a New Name

2021-01-26T08:57:37-05:00

By Grace L. Hudowalski, Published in 1942 The high, slender pinnacle to the south of Dix Mountain has a new name—Hough Peak! To most of us this comes as a surprise for we have been calling this mountain “Marshall”—after Bob and George who climbed it—for years. The name “Middle Dix” READ MORE

Adirondack 46ers Enter Third Year of Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

December 4th, 2019 In 2018, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wilderness. The 46ers generously committed $71,000 in funding to protect trails and summits with ADK in 2018, $34,000 in 2019, and will READ MORE

Trail Work Report: Mt. Colden

2021-01-26T08:57:41-05:00

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 Pass, Mt. Haystack, and Mt. Skylight, the pro crew entered the fall season by concentrating their efforts on yet READ MORE

Trail Work Report: Avalanche Lake

2021-01-26T08:57:44-05:00

June 26, 2019 For most of June, ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) professional trail crew—often referred to as the "pro crew"—has been working on the one mile stretch of trail bordering Avalanche Lake in the Eastern High Peaks Wilderness. Avalanche Lake, a popular destination due to its dramatic rock formations and READ MORE

Adirondack 46ers Continue Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs in the High Peaks Wilderness

2021-01-26T08:57:45-05:00

Last year, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wilderness. The 46ers generously committed $71,000 in funding to protect trails and summits with ADK in 2018, and have provided an additional $34,000 this year READ MORE