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ADK will Open Johns Brook Lodge this Winter

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

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) will open Johns Brook Lodge (JBL) to the public this winter for the first time in decades. Caretaker service will be offered at the lodge for up to 10 guests on weekends. Opening the lodge in the winter has been the vision of many dedicated volunteers READ MORE

Have you been to JBL?

2021-01-26T08:58:13-05:00

Surely anyone working on climbing all the High Peaks has passed by this beautiful building in the woods with its welcoming porch lined with Adirondack chairs. The question is - have you been inside? I’ve been hiking in the High Peaks and a member of ADK for the last 9 READ MORE

ADK’s Volunteer Trail Work 2014 Accomplishments

2021-01-26T08:58:21-05:00

Over 240 volunteers participated in various ADK Supervised Volunteer trail projects & workshops in 2014. First year crew leaders Jacob Faber and Jacob Veilleux did an excellent job and each brought a unique skill set to the program. Along with the training sessions with the Professional Trails Program, both volunteer READ MORE

Challenges of Winter Caretaking at Johns Brook

2021-01-26T08:58:29-05:00

My first experience with the camps the Adirondack Mountain Club owns on the Johns Brook Property was New Years 2005.  A friend reserved a space in Camp Peggy O’Brien last minute and invited several people along for a winter overnight.  We gathered in the Garden parking lot on the last READ MORE