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Adirondack Wild says snowmobile trail illegal

DEC is proposing to build a “community connector” that will enable snowmobilers to travel between the hamlets of Raquette Lake and Long Lake without crossing… >>More

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October snowfall at Bloomingdale Bog

The northern Adirondacks has been cold and wet, with the region experiencing several snowfalls in late October. The snow isn't sticking to the ground in… >>More

In this Magazine

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Whiteface ATV tours a prelude to land-use amendment?

ATV rides abruptly ended at Whiteface after environmental watchdogs raised concerns to state officials, and after the Adirondack Explorer inquired about the propriety of the rides.  >>More

The Video Room

Ron Konowitz talks about Wright Peak Ski Trail reroute

Ron Konowitz, of Adirondack Powder Skier Association, talks about the Wright Peak Ski Trail proposal in the High Peaks Wilderness.… >>More

News Releases

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Phone coordinates pinpoint unprepared hikers

Dressed in cotton and inappropriate footwear, the unprepared hiker found himself in inhospitable conditions. >>More

Explorer Reports

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Adirondack Park Agency OKs plan by Lyme Timber to log 643 acres in Tupper Lake

On about 180 acres of forested wetlands, Lyme plans to cut overstory trees, about half balsam fir, the rest red maple, quaking aspen and white… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

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Perilous days in the mountains

Three DEC Forest Rangers assisted Long Lake Rescue Squad recover a 51-year-old Ontario, Canada man who had cardiac arrest on… >>More

Environment

Adirondack Wild says snowmobile trail illegal

DEC is proposing to build a “community connector” that will enable snowmobilers to travel between the hamlets of Raquette Lake… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Poinsettias Have a Long and Colorful History

Poinsettias are among the most popular potted flowering or foliage plants of the Christmas Season. They have been for decades.… >>More

Book Reviews

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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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Adventure Planner

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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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