Adirondack Foothills Trails Alliance has been working to increase mountain biking opportunities in Old Forge, including on the slopes of McCauley Mountain.
A 23-year-old man is dead after an apparent fall from a waterfall between the Cascade lakes earlier this week.
Hikers looking to tackle the new Mount Van Hoevenberg East Trail should expect a significant detour through crosscountry skiing trails due to construction at the nearby Olympic sports facilities.
Keeseville Pharmacy owner Dan Bosley talks about how his partnership with ADK Action has allowed him to sell food, filling a need in the local community.
The July issue of the Explorer features a story by Tim Rowland about mountain biking at McCauley Mountain in Old Forge. The two of us visited the mountain in May to get a feel for the scene there. Above is a video I shot that day and some photos of bikers on the trail.
Above is a video that I shot in May during a visit to the Crown Point Bird Banding Station. I visited the station with writer Tim Rowland, who wrote a feature about the activities there. Look for the article in the July issue of the Explorer.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is advising people against camping above 4,000 feet in the High Peaks after a number of instances became public on social media recently.
An annual spring rite of passage, the scourge of the black fly lasts roughly from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day. As the weather heats up, the flies die off. While black flies certainly don’t have a monopoly on making outdoor life in the Adirondacks miserable—raise your hand if you’ve suffered from a mosquito swarm or deer fly bite—these insects are uniquely annoying when they’re around. They swarm and have a killer’s instinct for biting. And, man, those bites can hurt.
The West Brook conservation initiative has helped treat stormwater at Charles R Wood Park in Lake George. In the video above, several people involved with the project talk about its impact at the Charles R Wood dedication ceremony.
Adirondack Hamlets to Huts is looking for volunteers to participate in a focus session this weekend that will inform its marketing plan.