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3 Reasons to Volunteer as a Trailhead Steward with ADK


I'm Jim Schneider from the Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter and I'm the volunteer coordinator of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Trailhead Steward Program (TSP). I work with Bobby Clark, manager of the High Peaks Information Center (HPIC). I got involved with this program as a steward three years ago and I love READ MORE

Why Objective Trail Information Matters


By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff When preparing for your wilderness adventure, one of the most challenging tasks can be determining a feasible route for your hiking group. Taking the time to effectively plan out your route ahead of time in a way that is approachable for all members READ MORE

HPIC Host Program: 2019 In-Review


October 24th, 2019 The High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) volunteer host program has finished its second full season of hosting at the Heart Lake Program Center. The host program was founded in 2017 in response to a recent trend in which we now routinely see 30,000 hikers visiting the property 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

Update on Improvements to ADK’s Heart Lake Property


ADK has begun implementing several infrastructure improvement projects, some of the largest in recent history. The projects are identified in the most recent version of the Heart Lake Property master plan that was approved by the ADK Board of Directors in 2011. To date, the High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) READ MORE