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Adirondack Explorer

March, 2019

Flood watch issued for rivers due to thaw

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch until Saturday evening for northern New York due to rising temperatures and rains that are causing a significant snowmelt. The combination of those factors can cause the break up of river ice, leading to ice jams and flooding.


February, 2019

Video of trailblazer Joe Kahn playing guitar

Joe Kahn was featured in the Trailblazer column in the March issue of the Adirondack Explorer. Joe was nominated by Ellen Maroun for his work as a lifelong educator and learner who empowers others to enjoy the outdoors.


February, 2019

Photos of snowmobiles in action

Editor Brandon Loomis wrote a story, Snowmobile power struggle revs up, for the March-April issue of the Explorer. This gallery contains images of snowmobiles that were photographed for that story. 


February, 2019

Photos from the Paul Smith’s College VIC

Paul Smith's College

The Paul Smith’s College VIC has a reputation among skiers for having good snow. This winter has been no different.


February, 2019

Identifying Animal Tracks

Reader-submitted photos of animal tracks.


January, 2019

Cold snap hits Adirondacks

Frigid temperatures hit the northern Adirondacks this weekend. Temperatures began to drop Saturday into Sunday when more than a foot of snow fell in the region. Temperatures were well below freezing Monday and Tuesday. Above are some photos of the frigid winter conditions Monday in the Saranac Lake area. 


January, 2019

Adaptive Skiing at Double H Ranch

The Adaptive Winter Sports Program is one of many programs the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities. In the video above, the sports director and one of its volunteers talk about the activities offered.


January, 2019

Thoughts on wilderness

These two short videos on wilderness were made with the January-February issue in mind. In this edition, several writers explore ideas related to wilderness in the Adirondack Park. In the first video below, writer Phil Brown talks about potential wilderness areas that could be added to the park. In the second video, hikers James Hopson and Spencer Morrissey discuss what wilderness means to them.  


December, 2018

Double H Ranch Adaptive Skiers

The Adaptive Winter Sports Program is one of many programs the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities.


December, 2018

Skiing Old Mountain Road

BETA executive director Josh Wilson led Phil Brown on a ski tour of Old Mountain Road in March 2018.




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