Trout fishing season opened on Monday. As is often the norm in the northern Adirondacks, wintery conducts persisted so there was very little open water for anglers.
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.
The Paul Smith’s College VIC has a reputation among skiers for having good snow. This winter has been no different.
Reader-submitted photos of animal tracks.
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.
The Adaptive Winter Sports Program is one of many programs the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne offers children with chronic illnesses or disabilities.
BETA executive director Josh Wilson led Phil Brown on a ski tour of Old Mountain Road in March 2018.
The Mountaineer gear shop in Keene Valley changed ownership toward the end of 2018.
Standing at the Sawyer Mountain trail register, his snowshoes pushing through more than a foot of snow, Ned yelled out: “The last person to sign the register was six days ago.”
The northern Adirondacks has been cold and wet, with the region experiencing several snowfalls in late October. The snow isn’t sticking to the ground in the lower elevations yet due to above-freezing ground temperatures, but it’s been cold enough that ice has developed on some small ponds.