Even as thousands more hikers and campers poured into the Adirondack backcountry patrolled by forest rangers over the past decade, state data show ticket writing has dropped by the hundreds.
Intern Amy Harff looks at whether smartphones should be an essential item for backcountry users, given how commonly they are used by people who recreate.
Snowmobilers spend money in communities, but their machines also cause noise and fumes that wilderness seekers shun.
Paul Smith’s College plans a two-stage trail improvement project that would turn the center’s cross-country ski trails into a competition-class venue that college officials hope can attract would-be Olympians to enroll.
A group of snowshoers led by guide Elizabeth Lee look for animal tracks in the snow near Pok-o-moonshine.