About 20 people gathered atop Hurricane Mountain for the annual fire tower lighting Saturday night.
Above is a photo gallery with images of Bill McKibben’s talk about climate change that took place at The Wild Center Wednesday night. The event was organized by the Explorer.
A photo gallery of the Adirondack Mountain Club’s professional trail crew while they worked on Mount Colden.
In the September issue of the Explorer, Tim Rowland writes about the Saranac Lake Marina proposal on Lower Saranac Lake. Above is a photo gallery with images of Lower Saranac Lake to give readers a feel for the waterbody.
This is the fifth year of Cycle Adirondacks’ Ultimate Vacation, a high-end bicycle tour, where rides of up to 70 miles a day are rewarded with hearty meals, nightly entertainment, yoga, massage, a wine and beer garden and all the Adirondack scenery a rider can absorb.
Cycle Adirondacks participants toured the High Peaks and the Champlain Valley in August. See images as riders travel from Wilmington to Westport.
The following are forest ranger actions from August 12-18. The information is provided by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Town of Keene Essex County Wilderness Rescue: On August 12 at 12:11 p.m., DEC’s Ray Brook Dispatch received a call from a man reporting that his wife had a non-weight bearing ankle injury on the side of Little Porter Mountain. The injury occurred when she and two others went off the hiking trail. Coordinates provided by Essex County 911 placed the hikers just over a half-mile from where they started their hike in Keene Valley. Forest Rangers Robbi Mecus, Kevin Burns, >>More
The Garden parking lot in Keene Valley will remain closed until at least late September.
Monarchs have been a common sight this summer in the Adirondacks as their numbers are apparently up this year compared to recent years.
Leave No Trace travelling trainers will be in the High Peaks for about a week to educate hikers about minimizing their impacts on the environment and protecting themselves while recreating in the backcountry.