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Hiker Data Shows Impacts from Pandemic, Increase in Novice Hikers


Lake Placid, NY – October 28, 2020 – In keeping with a decade-long trend of growing hiker numbers, this summer was again a busy one at ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Heart Lake Program Center (HLPC). Without question, the pandemic played a role in motivating people to get outside. However, this surge READ MORE

Recap: Adirondack Park Environmental Lobby Day 2020


Last week, over 100 advocates converged in the New York State Capitol to lobby senators and assembly members on key Adirondack Park issues. Numerous environmental organizations were represented, including ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), the Adirondack Council, Protect the Adirondacks, Adirondack Wild, and more. Ben Brosseau Lobbyists covered a READ MORE