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Backcountry Water Monitoring: The World Beneath My Boat


By Maggie Newell, Backcountry Water Monitoring Trip Leader What are you looking for in a paddling trip? Do you prefer to meander up winding rivers or to pond hop through the St. Regis canoe area? When I started paddling Adirondack waters, I reveled in mountain views across open lakes and READ MORE

Dress for (Immersion) Success!


The temperature (air) has hit 50 for the first time in 5 months... Are YOU ready to paddle yet?? We're all looking forward to getting our of our winter caves and back on the waves. Of course, this time of year we'll be getting our ‘sea legs' back under us READ MORE

Clean, Drain and Dry


It’s that time again. The waters of New York are looking irresistible to paddlers and boaters across the state. We can’t wait to get out across our translucent waters and cut the surface with our paddles. As I write this there is a lake out there somewhere, shrouded in mist READ MORE

On the Trail with ADK: Essex Chain Lakes


The Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area is a recent purchase by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Head out with the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) and see what it is like to explore this primitive area! The Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Complex Area was purchased from The Nature Conservancy READ MORE