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5 ADK Publications to Pass the Time


For outdoor enthusiasts, staying at home and self-quarantining are challenging tasks. It goes against our strong desire to adventure far and wide. However, we can satiate that need to explore right now by connecting with the Adirondack Park through the pages of a book. Whether you are looking to plan READ MORE

ADK’s 2019 Calendar Showcases Fire Towers


“Fire towers enabled our forebears to literally see the forest through the trees, moving them to comprehend its vast scale, understand its importance, and dedicate themselves to its preservation.” — Wesley H. Haynes, historic preservationist   Lake George, NY—August 27, 2018—The 2019 edition of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club)'s award-winning calendar, READ MORE

Introducing a New Edition, Soon to Be Released: Eastern Trails


The fifth edition of Adirondack Mountain Club Eastern Trails, available this spring from ADK’s retail outlets and online at www.adk.org, is a substantial revision of the fourth. Editor David Thomas-Train has spent much time exploring this beautiful area, which is bordered by Lake Champlain on the east and the High READ MORE

Values in Conflict in the Backcountry


When I’ve been asked to talk about what we mean by the “spirit of wildness,” the subtitle of our book Wilderness Ethics: Preserving the Spirit of Wildness, I’ve found myself giving examples of the kinds of insights we – hikers and managers – need to keep in mind if our READ MORE