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Outdoor Recreation

A solitary snowshoer reaches the 2,874-foot summit of St. Regis Mountain.
Photo by Nancie Battaglia

An old favorite in winter

If you’re heading up St. Regis Mountain, bring your skis and your snowshoes. By Phil Brown Last winter, my daughter Becky and her… >>More

Natural History


Learning About Bones In Newcomb

Halloween is ripe for haunting, ghosts and ghouls. My son is weighing his options between being a zombie groom or… >>More



New Report Quantifies Impacts of Invasive Species in Adirondacks

A new report—The Actual and Potential Economic Impact of Invasive Species on the Adirondack Park: A Preliminary Assessment—explores the economic… >>More

History & Culture


Forge House History: The Forge Company Years

In October 1895, Victor Adams assembled a group of investors together in Little Falls and secured an arrangement with Garmon… >>More

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Each issue of the Adirondack Explorer contains reviews of the non-fiction books that matter most to our readers. The subjects include Adirondack history, outdoor recreation, wildlife, natural history, and public policy. Most of the past reviews are now available online.

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One mission of the Adirondack Explorer is to show people how to enjoy New York State’s great wilderness. Every issue includes accounts of hiking, paddling, cross-country skiing, rock climbing, bicycling, and other outdoor pursuits. Subscribers get unlimited access to our Adventure Planner, an online archive of hundreds of recreational stories.

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