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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

Fire Tower Fever


Blue Mt. Lake and Lake George, NY—July 7, 2018–ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), a leading nonprofit committed to environmental advocacy and ethical outdoor recreation throughout New York, and Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), is sponsoring a celebration of fire towers and the people who restore and maintain READ MORE

Go Take a Hike! Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library


For Immediate Release: Friday, June 1, 2018 Contact: Andrea Masters, Publications Editor, (518) 668-4447 Ext. 27; andrea@adk.org Upcoming Event at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Go Take a Hike! – June 12 beginning at 6:30 pm Lake George, NY—Hiking is more popular than ever. If you are curious about how READ MORE

ADK Fire Tower Challenge Updates for 2018 Hiking Season


If you plan on working on ADK’s Fire Tower Challenge this summer here are a couple of quick updates on some of the fire towers for the upcoming hiking season. Wakely Mt. will remain closed through July. In late 2016, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) engineers inspected READ MORE

Fire Tower Guide Released in a Second Edition


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For More Information: Andrea Masters Publications Editor (518)668-4447 ext. 27 Andrea@adk.org Review copy available upon request   Fire Tower Guide Released in a Second Edition Points to the bright future of Adirondack and Catskill Park towers today November 28, 2017 (Lake George, NY) ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has released READ MORE