By Tim Rowland A network of shuttles to help manage Keene Valley hiker traffic will not get rolling for at least one more year, due to the state's fears that the buses themselves could become safety hazards. At Essex County's weekly Board of … [Read more...] about Adirondack hiker shuttles shelved for year
DEC addresses Route 73 parking stakes at town meeting By Tim Rowland Controversial delineators put in to prevent parking on State Route 73 in Keene Valley may not be permanent, depending on the results of an ongoing experiment to manage an … [Read more...] about Keene residents, officials weigh in on parking situation
By Tim Rowland Someone who was apparently displeased with the state decision to cordon off parking areas on Route 73 to hiker traffic vandalized a section of “delineators,” metal pickets that were pounded into the pavement last month to prevent … [Read more...] about Parking stakes damaged, then repaired
Keene residents discuss plans for managing influx of visitors By Tim Rowland In the calm before the summer storm of hikers, residents of the Town of Keene gathered at the community pavilion on a chilly Tuesday evening wishing for silver bullets … [Read more...] about Another crazy summer?
Around 100 people cleared out 2,000 pounds from Ausable River's banks By Tim Rowland It’s been a long winter. Fourteen months, by some gauges. So when three times the number of people than organizers were expecting showed up to help clean up … [Read more...] about Annual watershed cleanup hits high water mark
Developing trail connects 8 northern U.S. states By Tim Rowland Throughout the northern U.S. backcountry, as part of a monumental idea conceived a half century ago, a trail is being born. It is visible but not really, like a skim of ice … [Read more...] about North Country Scenic Trail runs through remote Adirondack paths