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St. Regis Mountain: Bring Your Skis And Snowshoes

Last winter, my daughter Becky and her fiancé, Joe, wanted to climb one of the Saranac Lake 6, so we snowshoed up… >>More

Natural History

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Spruce Grouse: Help For A Rare Bird

Once abundant in the Adirondacks, the spruce grouse has struggled for much of the past century, but now scientists are… >>More

Environment

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Tick Talk: Lyme Disease in the Adirondack Park

Ticks carrying Lyme Disease are in the Adirondacks. Join The Wild Center and Paul Smith’s College at 1 pm on… >>More

History & Culture

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LG Courthouse Gallery Seeks Exhibit Proposals

The Lake George Arts Project invites regional and national, emerging and established artists to send exhibition proposals to the Courthouse… >>More

The Video Room

Early-Season Ice Climbing With MudRat

  Kevin “MudRat” MacKenzie posted this video on YouTube after climbing the Skinny Slide on Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in search… >>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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