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A Day with JBL’s Winter Caretakers

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

Alpenglow is just beginning to grace the distinctive snow-covered slides on Gothics. Leaning on the porch handrail, a guest at Johns Brook Lodge holds a steaming mug of coffee while watching the morning spectacle unfold. Perhaps even more potent: the silence, enhanced by the muffling effect of snow, which blankets 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