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A lunchtime ski at Dewey Mountain

Explorer Editor Phil Brown skis to the summit of Dewey Mountain during his lunch break. >>More

News Releases

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Rangers rescue three hikers hurt on icy trails

In separate incidents, state forest rangers recently rescued three hikers hurt on icy trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills. Here… >>More

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Tank cars near Boreas River

Is rail car storage violating Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act?

Adirondack Wild and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice are urging the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in a letter to use… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Missing Whiteface skier found alive in California

Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, made contact with local authorities there, ending a multi-agency search that included forest… >>More

Environment

APA approves Boreas Ponds classification

After years of public debate, the Adirondack Park Agency voted 8-1 on Friday morning to approve a classification for the… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Artist David Johnson At Huletts Landing in 1870

My search for the motif for any 19th century painting of the Adirondacks opens questions – about the artist, the… >>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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