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Hiker Data Shows Impacts from Pandemic, Increase in Novice Hikers

2021-01-26T08:57:31-05:00

Lake Placid, NY – October 28, 2020 – In keeping with a decade-long trend of growing hiker numbers, this summer was again a busy one at ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Heart Lake Program Center (HLPC). Without question, the pandemic played a role in motivating people to get outside. However, this surge READ MORE

Hiking During Coronavirus: Please Pack a Face Mask

2020-05-15T09:00:40-04:00

Update 5/15: Last night, Governor Cuomo signed an executive order extending "New York on PAUSE" for regions of the state that do not meet the requirements to begin reopening. This extends restrictions on non-essential travel, gatherings, and other risk-reducing strategies for these parts of the state. With the governor’s “New READ MORE