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Adirondack Explorer

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Photos of snowmobiles in action

Editor Brandon Loomis wrote a story, Snowmobile power struggle revs up, for the March-April issue of the Explorer. This gallery contains images of snowmobiles that were photographed for that story. 


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Photos from the Paul Smith’s College VIC

Paul Smith's College

The Paul Smith’s College VIC has a reputation among skiers for having good snow. This winter has been no different.


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Identifying Animal Tracks

Reader-submitted photos of animal tracks.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Should we stop rescuing people in wilderness?

I was intrigued by the essay “The Case Against Search and Rescue,” by Robert Kruszyna, a New Hampshire resident. I later learned he is a physicist who has climbed mountains all over the world and helped write guidebooks to some of the Canadian ranges.


Monday, January 28, 2019

Park officials seek comments on backcountry ski trails

The APA proposes to adopt guidelines for three types of trails: ski touring trails, for rolling terrain; backcountry ski trails, for steeper terrain; and skin tracks, for accessing slides and other skiable terrain (often using climbing skins). Currently, few trails in the Adirondacks are designed for backcountry skiing.