Club balks at state’s easement requirements By Gwendolyn Craig Editor's note: This story has been updated to include ADK's letter to the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. There’s a sign on the Adirondack Mountain … [Read more...] about ADK $500K welcome center grant in limbo
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Leaders advocate for reuse of Moriah Shock buildings By Tim Rowland Rural lawmakers and green groups came together this week asking the state to make good use of a sprawling former prison in Moriah that they fear will go to seed if left … [Read more...] about What’s next for former Moriah prison?
Recent rescues highlight potential dangers By Mike Lynch On Oct. 30, hikers were injured on Mount Marcy and Saddleback in the High Peaks Wilderness. The Marcy hiker slipped on ice while descending from the summit, sliding about 30 feet … [Read more...] about Advice for early winter hiking
New route is more gradual; seen as model for future trail work By Tim Rowland Over the decades, many people’s first impression of an Adirondack hike has been Mount Jo, a tiny little peak with a great big view, located only a few steps from the … [Read more...] about ADK makes progress with Mount Jo trail refresh
Visits don’t match 'fever pitch' of a few years ago By MIke Lynch Data tallied in the first half of this summer by summit stewards shows that hikers are returning to several popular High Peaks summits after a down year in 2021, but the numbers … [Read more...] about Stewards see bump in hikers during 2022, but not as many as years past
Fishing tackle business nets bigger space By Mike Lynch Adirondack Mountain Club is continuing to transform its brick-and-mortar identity. On Monday, the nonprofit hiking club finalized a pair of deals with a fishing tackle retailer to … [Read more...] about Mountain club moves Lake George office down the road