Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, made contact with local authorities there, ending a multi-agency search that included forest rangers, U.S. Border Patrol, state police and other state and federal agencies.
Thirty-four forest rangers and a dozen volunteers saved a hiker’s life after he injured his leg on an icy cliff on the remote Saddleback Mountain in the High Peaks Wilderness in early February.
On a clear day, skiers can obtain a spectacular view from the middle of the frozen Avalanche Lake of Algonquin Peak, Avalanche Pass, and Mount Colden.
Tim Burke grew up in Paul Smiths, New York, and now lives in Lake Placid. He will be competing in his fourth Winter Olympics and is hoping to bring home a medal from South Korea.
The Adirondack Park is home to numerous Cross-Country Ski Centers. This comprehensive list will help you choose the one that is right for you.
Over Columbus Day weekend, typically a busy hiking time, DEC closed the Route 73 trailhead for Cascade Mountain, one of the most popular of the High Peaks, and directed visitors to begin their hike at the state’s cross-country-ski center at the base of Mount Van Hoevenberg.
By Noelle Connors Adirondack Hamlets to Huts postponed the test run of their first circuit loop from this fall to next summer. Adirondack Hamlets to Huts is a nonprofit which stems from the Adirondack Community-Based Trails and Lodging System Initiative. It is seeking to establish a network of huts and lodges in local communities connected by hiking trails to increase tourism. The Adirondack Hamlets to Huts had planned this weekend, September 27-October 1, to test the first circuit from North Creek to Indian Lake. According to Joe Dadey, Executive Director of Adirondack Hamlets to Huts, the testing is intended to >>More
Fall Foliage is approaching peak colors in the higher elevations of the High Peaks.
The number of people using the Forest Preserve in the Adirondack Park, especially in the High Peaks region, has increased dramatically in recent years, causing some people to say there is a need for more forest rangers.
Falcon Guides releases new editions of two hiking books by Lisa Densmore Ballard.