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Cascade Lake in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness Near Old Forge

When I suggested to my girlfriend Carol that we jog around Cascade Lake in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness, she endorsed… >>More

Natural History

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Afflictions Of Late Summer Tree Leaves Only Skin Deep

Being an arborist, I’m of course very mindful of complexion. Things like bruises and blemishes catch my eye, in addition… >>More

Environment

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Pete Nelson: Make Newcomb A Hub Of Ecotourism

There has been a long-held belief  about Newcomb among many Adirondackers visitors and residents alike – there’s nothing there.  I’ve… >>More

History & Culture

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Pete Nelson: Make Newcomb A Hub Of Ecotourism

There has been a long-held belief  about Newcomb among many Adirondackers visitors and residents alike – there’s nothing there.  I’ve… >>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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