AMR permit system enters second year By Gwendolyn Craig A reservation system tested last year at the Adirondack Mountain Reserve in Keene will resume May 1 with no changes, state officials announced today. Those wishing to hike on the AMR’s … [Read more...] about Reservations to High Peaks gateway resume May 1
North Hudson town supervisor advocates for creating new route to southern High Peaks By Tim Rowland Essex County supervisors are asking the state to expand its hiker shuttle network this season to areas outside of Keene Valley and south of the … [Read more...] about Essex County pitches plan for expanded hiker shuttle
Climate goals, green energy projects, trail work, High Peaks visitor management among topics brought up during hearing By Gwendolyn Craig Lawmakers grilled state department heads about Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed environmental conservation … [Read more...] about State’s environmental conservation budget receives lawmakers’ scrutiny
As mountain communities grapple with how to best manage increase in visitors, Explorer looks to how other places are dealing By Gwendolyn Craig The Mountain Wanderer book and map store on the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire shuttered for … [Read more...] about Has any park gotten it right? Can we?
Do the experiences in the Catskills travel to the Adirondacks? By Gwendolyn Craig It was a chilly and rainy Monday in September just after 8 a.m. The 70-spot parking lot of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve contained eight cars, one belonging to … [Read more...] about Permits in the preserves
ADK's first Black Summit Steward encourages people of color to explore Adirondack trails By Cloey Callahan, Times Union She grew up in the Town of Newburgh and by high school had joined her high school’s cross-country team, kickstarting her … [Read more...] about ‘Everyone should have access to this joy’