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Hikers Rescued After Getting Lost On Marcy

Two Canadian hikers spent an unplanned night in the woods earlier this week after wandering off the summit of Mount… >>More

Natural History

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Adventures in Snow Shoveling

About a year ago on these pages, I shared a secret “illness”—snow shoveling—that has been with me since childhood. Besides… >>More

Environment

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The 2015 State of State And The Adirondacks

The Adirondacks would benefit from some of the priorities expressed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in his 2015 State of the… >>More

History & Culture

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New Biography Of John Stark: Roberts’ First Ranger

Few men contributed as much to the American victories of the French And Indian and Revolutionary War, yet have been… >>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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