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Announcing the 2020 Adopt-a-Lean-to Lottery

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

ADK's popular Adopt-a-Lean-to program is thirty-five years old in 2020. Hundreds of volunteer adopters donate thousands of hours toward maintaining “their” lean-to and its environs, replacing registers, and reporting problems. Major construction is not required, but many adopters have worked on roof replacement, privy locations, log-staining, and other projects under READ MORE

Mike Douglas, Gary Koch and Jim Mosher: 30 YEARS of lean-to stewardship and still counting!

2021-01-26T08:58:20-05:00

The lean-to is wonderfully expressive of the spirit and traditions of these vast mountain lands. To approach one after a day of adventure is to find a mute, yet impelling invitation to chum with Nature, to enjoy intimate communion with the woods and to become an active participant in the 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

The People of the Backcountry

2019-09-11T15:59:50-04:00

The backcountry is a great equalizer, a place where people from all walks of life can put aside their differences.  They can focus on the joy of climbing a peak or the beauty of a waterfall.  The things that divide us are left behind, leaving only the unifying nature of READ MORE