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The Leave No Trace Basics


Say hello to the great outdoors! Now that you’re here, you are invited to help keep these places healthy and beautiful. As people are getting outside in record numbers, the need to put Leave No Trace skills and ethics into action to minimize our collective impact is more important than READ MORE



Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica C. Napp, Rizzoli New York, Associate Director of Publicity, 212 387 3436 or jnapp@rizzoliusa.com THE TRAILS OF THE ADIRONDACKS: HIKING AMERICA'S ORIGINAL WILDERNESS Photography by Carl Heilman II Text by Neal Burdick, Foreword by Bill McKibben In association with the Adirondack Mountain Club READ MORE

ADK’s 2019 Calendar Showcases Fire Towers


“Fire towers enabled our forebears to literally see the forest through the trees, moving them to comprehend its vast scale, understand its importance, and dedicate themselves to its preservation.” — Wesley H. Haynes, historic preservationist   Lake George, NY—August 27, 2018—The 2019 edition of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club)'s award-winning calendar, READ MORE

Happy Trails


We don’t know if the trails are really happier now, although we would expect them to be since they’ve been spruced up, less water is washing them away, and their users are using them more gently. We’re pretty sure hikers are happier, because the trails are in better shape, with new READ MORE

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) Threatens Adirondack Hemlocks


On September 9th from 10am to 4pm at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 NY-30 Gloversville, NY 12078, the Foothills Chapter of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) will host a workshop to teach volunteers how to identify and report the presence of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) in the Adirondack READ MORE

Boreas Ponds Classification Hearings


Speak Out to Protect Boreas Ponds as Wilderness: Attend a Boreas Ponds Classification Hearing This spring Governor Cuomo finalized the purchase of the Boreas Ponds Tract and instantly added almost 21,000 acres of state land to the Adirondack Park. Boreas Ponds is located between the High Peaks Wilderness area and Dix Mountain Wilderness area READ MORE

ididaride! 75-mile Bike Tour of the Adirondack Park


Thank you PureADK for your perspective and video of the 11th annual ididaride! bike tour of the Adirondacks. On Sunday, July 31st, 528 cyclists came out to North Creek, NY to take part in the 11th annual ididaride! bike tour. This challenging route is a 75-mile loop that begins at READ MORE

ADK Applauds New York State Government Leaders


ADK Applauds New York State Government Leaders in Passing Legislation that Protects and Adds Acreage to the New York State Forest Preserve The New York State Assembly and Senate adjourned early on Saturday, June 18, after many days of negotiations that resulted in sound legislation for the Adirondack and Catskill READ MORE