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Winter Hiking: Essential Considerations, Part Two

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

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff Last week, I shared three essential considerations for winter hiking, which covered advanced planning and layering systems. Winter is a beautiful time of year to recreate, but with cold weather comes greater risks, so it is important to prepare in advance for READ MORE

Winter Hiking: Essential Considerations, Part One

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

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff Getting outside during the winter yields a different type of beauty and appreciation for the natural world. This is grounded by the harsh and humbling conditions these months brings upon us. Consistent subzero temperatures, bare rock and vegetation coated in rime ice, READ MORE

Winter Day-Hiking Gear List: Are You Prepared?

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

November 6th, 2019 Even though it says November in our calendars, winter is here in the Adirondack High Peaks. Packing for winter hikes is more involved than preparing for summer excursions. Conditions vary greatly, so being prepared for a host of situations is key to staying safe and comfortable in READ MORE

5 Adirondack Winter Hiking Tips

2021-01-26T08:57:47-05:00

While winter hiking in the Adirondacks has the potential to be an incredible experience, it requires an extra level of preparation to ensure safety and comfort. Here are five tips that will help you plan for your next winter adventure. 1. Less is Not Necessarily More In cold temperatures, your READ MORE

Winter Sampler

2019-09-09T12:23:45-04:00

As the ski and snowshoe season approached, we asked ADK staff members who have involvement with the Adirondac to suggest winter outings in various parts of the club's membership world, from the High Peaks to the Catskills. Following are their recommendations; no doubt you know of others throughout the two parks. READ MORE