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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

Stewardship Grant Furthers ADK High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program

2018-07-30T16:58:20-04:00

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 Foundation Stewardship Grant for the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program. The Summit Steward Program, a partnership READ MORE

ADK and Adirondack 46ers Work Together to Address High Use in the High Peaks Wilderness

2021-01-26T08:57:49-05:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Neil Woodworth, ADK Executive Director, 518-669-0128 Wes Lampman, ADK Chief Operating Officer, 518-523-3480 Julia Goren, ADK Education Director, 518-523-3480 Photo by Seth Jones   Lake George, NY —  June 13, 2018 – ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) have come together to READ MORE

How the Summit Stewards Came to Be Award Winners

2021-01-26T08:57:53-05:00

By Catherine Forbes Last year, 2016, was a year of peaks and steep climbs for the award-winning Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program. The stewards, a team of five professionals and twenty volunteers led by ADK’s Summit Steward Coordinator Kayla White and Education Director Julia Goren faced a tremendous hurdle when READ MORE