Publisher Tracy Ormsbee and I hiked Mount Marcy to meet up with volunteer summit steward Mary Lamb, who will be featured in the Trailblazer column of September issue of the Explorer. Above are some photos from that trip.
Photos from Cook Mountain, a small mountain that offers great views of Lake George and mountains in Vermont.
Keeseville Pharmacy owner Dan Bosley talks about how his partnership with ADK Action has allowed him to sell food, filling a need in the local community.
The July issue of the Explorer features a story by Tim Rowland about mountain biking at McCauley Mountain in Old Forge. The two of us visited the mountain in May to get a feel for the scene there. Above is a video I shot that day and some photos of bikers on the trail.
Above is a video that I shot in May during a visit to the Crown Point Bird Banding Station. I visited the station with writer Tim Rowland, who wrote a feature about the activities there. Look for the article in the July issue of the Explorer.
The West Brook conservation initiative has helped treat stormwater at Charles R Wood Park in Lake George. In the video above, several people involved with the project talk about its impact at the Charles R Wood dedication ceremony.
A large section of a railroad bed near Hoel Pond appears to have been washed out by a stream this spring. This photo gallery contains a collection of images from the site.
Portions of the Adirondacks were hit with a snowfall this morning, with snow accumulating on the ground at about 2,500 feet.
I drove over to Coreys and visited Stony Creek and the Raquette River this morning to check on the water levels. They were at flood levels, which is typical for this time of the year because of the melting snow mixed with heavy rains.
In the May issue of the Explorer, Alan Wechsler writes about competing in the the Wilmington Whiteface 100-kilometer (62-mile) bike race last June. The race goes from the base of Whiteface Mountain to Elizabethtown and back. The event is a qualifier for the Leadville 100, a famous mountain bike race that is set in the Colorado Rockies. Above are some photos of the 2018 Wilmington Whiteface race.
The town of Franklin used a NYSERDA grant to build a solar array in Kate Mountain Park off of state Route 3 in Vermontville. The solar panels will be used to power Franklin’s town hall, highway garage, and park facilities. These photos of the panels were taken in April.
Canoeist Marty Plante paddled a 13-mile section of the Cedar River near the village of Indian Lake last fall. He returned in early April to revisit a section to get some photos, but he found the river locked up with ice. So he went upstream and found some open water a few rapids to run. […]