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Adirondack Mountain Club Extends Property Closures through May 14


Michael Barrett Executive Director 573-355-6030 michael@adk.org  April 8, 2020 – Based on current projections for the trajectory of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has decided to extend its property closures through May 14 to continue minimizing risks associated with the spread of the disease. This READ MORE

College Collegiality


By Zoe Gates At six-thirty in the morning on Saturday, October 15, 2016, a grey mist hung over Heart Lake, muting the reds and oranges and yellows exploding on the surrounding hillsides. The temperature was well below freezing, and frost covered the grass and vehicles around Adirondak Loj. Despite the READ MORE

Exploring the Old Orchard Loop at the NEW Heaven Hill Trails


I needed a short walk this past Saturday so I decided to check out the new Heaven Hill Trails in Lake Placid.  The Uihlein Foundation opened this four-mile trail system on its 940-acre Heaven Hill property on Bear Cub Lane earlier this month.  I chose to walk the 1.5 mile 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