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Adirondack Explorer

January, 2019

Cold snap hits Adirondacks


Frigid temperatures hit the northern Adirondacks this weekend. Temperatures began to drop Saturday into Sunday when more than a foot of snow fell in the region. Temperatures were well below freezing Monday and Tuesday. Above are some photos of the frigid winter conditions Monday in the Saranac Lake area. 


January, 2019

Adaptive Skiing at Double H Ranch


The Adaptive Winter Sports Program is one of many programs the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities. In the video above, the sports director and one of its volunteers talk about the activities offered.


January, 2019

Views of the Park photo contest theme is animal tracks


The Adirondack Explorer’s next “Views of the Park” photo contest theme will showcase animal tracks in the Adirondack Park.


January, 2019

Thoughts on wilderness


These two short videos on wilderness were made with the January-February issue in mind. In this edition, several writers explore ideas related to wilderness in the Adirondack Park. In the first video below, writer Phil Brown talks about potential wilderness areas that could be added to the park. In the second video, hikers James Hopson and Spencer Morrissey discuss what wilderness means to them.  


December, 2018

Double H Ranch Adaptive Skiers


The Adaptive Winter Sports Program is one of many programs the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities.


December, 2018

Skiing Old Mountain Road


BETA executive director Josh Wilson led Phil Brown on a ski tour of Old Mountain Road in March 2018.