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Monitoring Alpine Plants in the High Peaks

2021-01-26T08:57:47-05:00

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 the numbers of hikers over the past seven years. Adirondack High Peaks summit stewards have been educating hikers about the alpine READ MORE

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

2018-09-05T19:03:22-04:00

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 Stewardship Program is a partnership of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the New READ MORE

The Mountaineer Supports Summit Stewardship atop High Peaks through Patagonia grant

2019-09-01T11:42:47-04:00

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, an iconic local outfitter, recently partnered with Patagonia to support educational and research efforts this summer atop the highest peaks through a grant to the READ MORE

Adirondack Archangels: Adirondack High Peaks Essay Collection Released

2021-01-26T08:58:14-05:00

After more than a quarter-century of protecting New York State’s alpine zone, the acclaimed Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program is being recognized once again owing to a new publication. Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks, published by the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), is a newly released collection of READ MORE

First Grant from #507 Fund

2021-01-26T08:58:13-05:00

Photo by Seth Jones ADK is excited to have received the first grant from the #507 Fund to support the Summit Stewardship Program. The #507 Fund, held at the Adirondack Foundation, was opened in memory of Dr. Edwin Ketchledge to continue his work to protect alpine plants in the READ MORE