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Summit Stewardship Program Milestone: Half a Million Hikers Educated on High Peaks

2018-09-05T19:03:22-04:00

This summer, the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program reached a new milestone, educating half a million hikers on New York’s tallest mountains in its 29 year history.  The Summit Stewardship Program is a partnership of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the New READ MORE

Stewardship Grant Furthers ADK High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program

2018-07-30T16:58:20-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julia Goren Education Director 518-523-3480, ext. 19 summit@adk.org Lake Placid, NY — July 23, 2018 – ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is pleased to be the recipient of a 2018 REI Foundation Stewardship Grant for the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program. The Summit Steward Program, a partnership READ MORE

The Power of Leave No Trace

2021-01-26T08:57:53-05:00

Standing atop Macomb’s slide, I was expecting to bask in the glory of New York’s Forest Preserve.  With a sprawling vista to the west and an island-speckled Elk Lake below it’s a sight to behold.  Perhaps you’ve even been here?  My inspiration was diminished, however, by a negative social impact READ MORE