The Adaptive Winter Sports Program at the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities the opportunity to learn skiing with the help of an instructor. In the video above, the sports director and one of its volunteers talk about the activities offered. Leigh Hornbeck wrote an article about the program for the January-February issue of the Explorer.
Mike Lynch has been a multimedia reporter for the Explorer since 2014 and can often be found hiking mountains, paddling rivers, or skiing down slopes. His photos complement many of the stories throughout the magazine and website, and he regularly writes wildlife, land acquisition and recreation stories. Mike has also worked as a licensed outdoor guide and thru-paddled the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail. He is the author of 12 Short Hikes on Preserves near Lake George. He can be reached at email@example.com. Sign up for Mike’s newsletter