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Climate Change and the Future of Adirondack Alpine Zones

2021-01-26T08:57:30-05:00

The following appeared in the 2021 Jan/Feb issue of Adirondac Magazine By Kevin Berend Spend any amount of time above treeline in the High Peaks and you’re sure to notice a few things: an abundance of exposed rock, the smell of soggy alpine soils, the rustling of dwarf shrubs, or READ MORE

Trail Work Report: Mount Haystack

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

Continuing a project started in 2019, ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) professional trail crew returned to Mount Haystack—the third tallest peak in New York State—for a two-week stretch to finish constructing a series of cairns on the mountain’s summit. Working from the col with Little Haystack all the way to tree READ MORE

Summit Stewardship Program Releases 2020 Mid-Season Report

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

This season has been challenging for the program. We all have had to make sacrifices for the safety of our neighbors and loved ones. I want to take a moment to thank you all for your patience, resilience and activism in these trying times. We’ve all had to adapt and READ MORE

Protecting High Peak Summits: Announcing the Dr. Norton G. Miller Memorial Fund

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is pleased to announce the creation of the Dr. Norton G. Miller Memorial Fund in support of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program and ADK’s science and science outreach efforts. The fund was established by the family of Dr. Miller to honor his lifelong love READ MORE

ADK Partners with Nine Pin Cider to Support Summit Stewardship Program

2020-01-13T08:35:31-05:00

For a second consecutive year, Nine Pin Cider is donating to the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program as a part of their annual 26er Challenge. The Summit Stewardship Program, a partnership between ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the NYS Department of Environmental READ MORE

Adirondack 46ers Enter Third Year of Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

December 4th, 2019 In 2018, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wilderness. The 46ers generously committed $71,000 in funding to protect trails and summits with ADK in 2018, $34,000 in 2019, and will READ MORE

Summit Stewards Educated Record Number of Hikers in 2019

2021-01-26T08:57:40-05:00

November 14th, 2019 By Kayla White, Summit Steward Coordinator This year, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program, a partnership between the Adirondack Mountain Club, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Summit stewards protect READ MORE

Nine Pin Cider Donates More Than $4,000 to ADK

2019-05-22T10:50:06-04:00

May 20, 2019 ALBANY, N.Y.  — Nine Pin Cider, New York’s first farm cidery, presented a donation of more than $4,000 to ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) as part of their partnership and collaboration for the 26er Cider Series. First taking place in 2016, the 26er Series resumed in 2018 and now READ MORE

Adirondack Mountain Club and Nine Pin Cider Works Announce Partnership

2017-12-20T14:53:09-05:00

December 20, 2017 (Lake George, NY) ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and Nine Pin Cider Works, New York's first farm cidery based in Albany, N.Y., have teamed up to promote the second annual Nine Pin 26er challenge. A portion of 26er sales will support ADK's Summit Stewardship Program. Nine Pin has READ MORE

Imperiled Alpine Plants: Lapland Rosebay

2021-01-26T08:58:04-05:00

Lapland Rosebay by Brendan Wiltse The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the Adirondack High Peaks region. ADK’s summit stewards help protect twenty-seven imperiled and highly imperiled plant species. Over the next few weeks, we will READ MORE