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Fire Tower Challenge Temporarily Suspended


Notice from the ADK Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter As of this morning, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has closed access to all NYSDEC controlled fire towers. In response and effective immediately, the ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) Fire Tower Challenge is suspended until further notice. This action was taken by the ADK Glens READ MORE

Fire Tower Fever


Blue Mt. Lake and Lake George, NY—July 7, 2018–ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), a leading nonprofit committed to environmental advocacy and ethical outdoor recreation throughout New York, and Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), is sponsoring a celebration of fire towers and the people who restore and maintain READ MORE

Go Take a Hike! Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library


For Immediate Release: Friday, June 1, 2018 Contact: Andrea Masters, Publications Editor, (518) 668-4447 Ext. 27; andrea@adk.org Upcoming Event at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Go Take a Hike! – June 12 beginning at 6:30 pm Lake George, NY—Hiking is more popular than ever. If you are curious about how READ MORE

ADK Fire Tower Challenge Updates for 2018 Hiking Season


If you plan on working on ADK’s Fire Tower Challenge this summer here are a couple of quick updates on some of the fire towers for the upcoming hiking season. Wakely Mt. will remain closed through July. In late 2016, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) engineers inspected READ MORE

Fire Tower Guide Released in a Second Edition


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For More Information: Andrea Masters Publications Editor (518)668-4447 ext. 27 Andrea@adk.org Review copy available upon request   Fire Tower Guide Released in a Second Edition Points to the bright future of Adirondack and Catskill Park towers today November 28, 2017 (Lake George, NY) ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has released READ MORE

Stillwater: A “New” Old Fire Tower Mountain


The trail sign said it all: “.9 miles to the summit.” “Stillwater Fire Tower boasts views of the Adirondack High Peaks 60 miles to the east, and Tug Hill Plateau’s 195 wind turbines to the west,” the tri-fold color brochure announced at the kiosk/sign-in register just beyond the convenient parking READ MORE