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Adirondack Mountain Club Lodging Properties Closed through April 30


Michael Barrett Executive Director 573-355-6030 michael@adk.org Update April 8, 2020 – ADK extends property closures through May 14. Update March 20, 2020 – Following Gov. Cuomo's directive for New York State to PAUSE, we have made the following changes to our operations: There will be no parking booth attendant; parking fees READ MORE

Tips for Hiker Parking at the Heart Lake Program Center


Update May 2021 Get Here Early! We expect many parking areas to fill quickly this summer, including the one here at the Heart Lake Program Center. In summers past, our lots typically filled up before 7am on weekends and before 9am on weekdays. We strongly recommend arriving early if you READ MORE

Creating Life Experiences for the Next Generation


On a crisp February morning, I arrived at the Adirondak Loj to participate in the Marie L. Haberl Three Seasons at Heart Lake School Outreach Program.  Immediately upon arrival, I could feel the excitement in the air as fourth-graders were piling off the bus in anticipation of the day. After READ MORE

ADK Workshops: Guiding Outdoor Experiences


Like many folks who pass the age of forty, I became content, lazy perhaps, no longer engaging in activities of my youth.  A few years ago, my doctor told me quite bluntly, “You’ve let yourself get out of shape, you need to do something.” I knew from my expanding waist READ MORE

Seasonal Staff Training: Creating ADK Superstars


Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) impacts people all over the Northeast, but nowhere is this more directly evident than through its North Country (NC) facilities and programs. The heart of the NC operations team during the busy summer season are our incredible seasonal staff. These fine young people are mostly college READ MORE

A Southern Belle’s First Winter


I am from the south, the real south, not the Catskills or New Jersey but from below the Mason-Dixon Line. I was born in Conway, South Carolina but due to my father’s occupation lived in many places across the south including Georgetown, South Carolina; Bastrop, Louisiana; Memphis, Tennessee and a READ MORE

What is with the spelling of Adirondak Loj?


I came to the Adirondak Loj for the first time with a group of friends when I was in high school. The Loj was too expensive for a couple of high schoolers who watered plants in a greenhouse and bagged groceries for a living twenty hours a week, but we READ MORE