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Rock gym the fruit of Adirondack climber’s passion

Tom Rosecrans is one of the most prolific rock climbers in the Adirondacks. The authors of the guidebook Adirondack Rock credit him with taking part… >>More

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Timelapse Video at Avalanche Lake

Here’s a timelapse video I shot at Avalanache Lake in the High Peaks Wilderness in September. It shows clouds moving above the pass. >>More

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Lussi Clashes with APA

APA Commissioner Art Lussi received a variance permit from his fellow board members to modify his camp on a Lake Placid island, raising concerns of… >>More



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A few thoughts on a hike to Blue Ledges

Leigh Hornbeck interviews her two sons, Rushton, 7, and Devlin, 5, after a muddy hike to the Blue Ledges. Leigh… >>More

News Releases

Grant to help Lake George partnership reduce road salt, invasives

The S.A.V.E Lake George Partnership will benefit from $800,000 in grants through the Capital District Regional Economic Development Council to… >>More

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Turtle eggs in December at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge

Snapping turtles are hatching right now at the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge. Call it what you like–a fluke, a surprise–but Wendy… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

‘First Day’ Hike to Stillwater Mtn Summit Planned

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced a ‘first day’ hike on January 1, 2018, and… >>More

Environment

John Sheehan: Adirondack Land Bank Amendment Results

Adirondack Park local government officials and conservation organizations both spent a nervous few hours after the polls closed on Election… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

‘First Day’ Hike to Stillwater Mtn Summit Planned

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced a ‘first day’ hike on January 1, 2018, and… >>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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