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Trail Work Report: Haystack and Skylight

2021-01-26T08:57:41-05:00

August 16th, 2019 ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) professional trail crew (pro crew) always works at a high level, but this month they took their efforts to new heights by tackling projects on two of New York's tallest summits: Haystack and Skylight. With the goal of delineating the trail above treeline READ MORE

Skylight Does Not Want Your Rocks

2021-01-26T08:57:46-05:00

Why we must break the tradition of carrying rocks up this High Peak By Sadye Bobbette, 2018 Fall Education Intern Mount Skylight, the fourth highest peak in the Adirondacks, is known for the gigantic pile of rocks sitting at the summit. According to an old legend, carrying a rock up READ MORE

The Turnaround Time

2021-01-26T08:58:15-05:00

My day off finally comes, the weather is ideal and I’m anxious to get out on the trail for a much needed wilderness experience. The evening before is spent gathering gear, reviewing the map and preparing for my hike. Backpack, pack cover, non-cotton clothing, warm layers, plenty of food and READ MORE