The Adirondack Welcome Center is a step up from the High Peaks Welcome Centers farther up the Northway.
History & Culture
The new volume collects nearly sixty essays by an esteemed Adirondack historian.
Folksinger Dan Berggren composes a song about the tank cars stored on Adirondack railroad tracks.
When Matt Horner, one of the region’s best ice climbers, fell on a route at Chapel Pond last winter, he had to stop working for a while. For Matt, work is guiding and sculpting, usually in rock and metal. Matt has recuperated well enough to resume his artwork, and his latest piece was unveiled Thursday […]
I’ve never met an unhappy dog in the woods. And one of the happiest in these parts is Ella, the canine companion of Susan Bibeau, the Explorer’s designer. We’re showing you Ella’s photo to goad you into sending us photos of your favorite mutt in the Adirondacks. This is the idea of Tracy Ormsbee, our […]
Adirondack Brewery in Lake George has come up with a clever marketing campaign that features regional athletes and outdoor enthusiasts on its packages. The one shown here recognizes Ron Konowitz, the only person known to have skied all forty-six of the High Peaks. Ron, who lives in Keene, is president of the Adirondack Powder Skier […]
The artist Sheri Amsel has created a beautiful map of the Champlain Valley with illustrations of region’s wildlife and habitats. It also shows the region’s many hiking trails. I suppose a hiker could fold it and put it in a backpack, but I’ll bet more people will frame it and put in on their wall. […]
We’re pleased to announce that the Adirondack Explorer has formed a partnership with the Adirondack Almanack. The first sign of the changes to come is a link to the Almanack on the Explorer home page. More substantial changes lie ahead. Following is a news release issued this afternoon. Adirondack Explorer and Adirondack Almanack form partnership […]
I recently wrote a blog for Adirondack Almanack about an art exhibit featuring the work of Anne Diggory, who often paints Adirondack landscapes. When asked which of her Adirondack paintings was her favorite, she replied that it was a scene of Panther Gorge as seen from Mount Marcy. I thought people would like to see […]
Quick, think of an Adirondack photographer. What name jumps to mind? Is it Nancie Battaglia? Carl Heilman II? Mark Bowie? Nathan Farb? Perhaps the up-and-coming Johnathan Esper? If you’re a fan of any or all of these pros, you should love the Adirondack View Finders exhibit at View, the new arts center in Old Forge. […]
We were shocked to hear of Dennis Aprill’s death over the weekend. Dennis was the outdoors writer for the Plattsburgh Press-Republican and taught journalism at Plattsburgh State College. The newspaper reported that he died Saturday from pancreatic cancer. Dennis, who was sixty-three, had just published the third edition of his guidebook Good Fishing in the Adirondacks. […]
Ever dream of mountain biking in the French Alps, rowing across the Atlantic, or jumping off a cliff? Probably not. But other people have, and you can watch their adventures at the Banff Film Festival at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. In all, eight films will be shown, […]