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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

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

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

How Winter Shapes the Alpine Zone

2021-02-01T09:06:58-05:00

New York’s alpine zone is a dangerous, gripping, and magnificent place. Above this treeless landscape you are exposed to the elements: ripping wind, slippery ice, and snow that could come up to your boots in one section of trail and up to your waist in another. It is also home READ MORE

#507 Fund to support Summit Stewardship Program reaches $105,000

2019-09-09T10:57:08-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For More Information: Neil Woodworth Executive Director, Adirondack Mountain Club Cell (518) 669-0128, Office (518) 449-3870 neilwoody@gmail.com #507 Fund to support Adirondack High Peak Summit Stewardship Program reaches $105,000 LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. - The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is pleased to announce that the #507 Fund for READ MORE