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February photo highlights
March 5, 2020
Photo highlights during the month of February by Mike Lynch included shots of ice fisherman, luge, and skiing and snowshoeing to Hurricane Mountain.
Skiing the Wright Peak Ski Trail
February 27, 2020
Last winter Explorer photographer Mike Lynch tagged along with Ron Konowitz for a trip on the Wright Peak Ski Trail in the High Peaks Wilderness....
Ticonderoga: a town in transition
February 19, 2020
Located at the northern end of Lake George, Ticonderoga faces many of the same challenges as other rural upstate towns. Good paying jobs are scarce,...
Uphill Skiing at Whiteface Mt.
February 19, 2020
On cold winter mornings, skiers can be found skinning up Whiteface Mountain between the hours of 6 and 8:30 a.m. as part of the Uphill...
Students build a lean-to
February 19, 2020
Bob Liseno is featured in the Trailblazer column of the March issue of the Explorer for his work with students in the BOCES program taught...
Horse Logging in Willsboro
February 14, 2020
Chad Vogel of Reber Rock Farm uses a pair of draft horses to harvest timber in Willsboro. Horse logging, Vogel told the Explorer, “is a...
Summiting snowy Hurricane Mountain
February 12, 2020
Phil Brown and Tim Peartree summited Hurricane Mountain on February 11, 2020, skiing the lower elevations and snowshoeing the steeper upper section of the trail....
February 10, 2020
Ironville is a national historic district, with a dozen buildings still standing that have connections to the glory days of iron mining. The crown jewel...
January photo highlights
February 6, 2020
Photos taken during the month of January by Mike Lynch.
Jackrabbit Trail images
January 8, 2020
View images of the Jackrabbit Trail, a popular ski route that runs from Paul Smiths to Keene.
Brief Bio: Racey Henderson
January 3, 2020
Why I love the Adirondacks: The combination of deep wilderness, farms and inspiring, caring, community-dedicated people. The rural life here brings a connectivity between people...
Photo highlights from 2019
January 2, 2020
Here are some photos taken by photojournalist Mike Lynch during 2019.
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