on a cold January morning and I had skipped breakfast in deference to last minute preparations for what I hoped to be a long day of moose capturing and collaring in the Adirondack Mountains
. Outfitted with a backpack full of warm clothes, food and freshly charged camera batteries, I was ready to document the initial phase in an unprecedented study of the status of moose in New York.
North Country operations director for the Adirondack Mountain
Club, Wes Lampman feels privileged to have assisted in the design of the NPT's newest sections.
Utica is a gateway to the Adirondack Mountains
, so it's almost certain that participants will find snow throughout the winter, although in recent years the ski season appears to be slowly shrinking.
top to bottom, left to right: Hiking poles, rain shell, daypack, first aid kit, GPS, map, Adirondack Mountain
Club guidebook, 100 oz.
Soon he took up hunting and guiding "sports" from Schenectady into these Adirondack Mountains
. With his brother Vincent, he bought a trapper's cabin near a trail winding into the deep woods where many an Adirondack exploration would begin.
ASSISTED FINANCIALLY BY the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) recently purchased more than 160,000 acres of nearly-pristine Adirondack Mountain
forest land for $110 million from Finch Paper Company, of Glens Falls, New York.
Ledgers Woods section of Malta, NY, an Adirondack Mountain
town located 10 miles south of the Saratoga Springs entertainment and health center.
CONTACT: Adirondack Mountain
Club, Lake Placid, NY, (518)899-2725; Colorado Mountain Club, Golden, CO, (303)279-3080; La Sal Huts, Moab, UT, (800)453-3292; Tenth Division Mountain Hut Association, Aspen, CO, (970)925-5775.
The ultimate is the 133-mile-long Northville-to-Lake Placid Trail; an eminently pleasurable one-day trip through the heart of the High Peaks goes from Adirondack Loj (accommodations run by the Adirondack Mountain
Club) over Avalanche Pass to Lake Colden and back, offering views of the high peaks without forcing you to endure their weather conditions.
Club (ADK) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
He was a member of the Appalachian Mountain club and the Adirondack Mountain
Thirty brief essays chronicle Schaefer's experiences in a small, east-central part of the Adirondack mountain
region he calls "cabin country." They span some 70 years of his most cherished memories of friends and mountains, of hunting an fishing, and of campfires and winter hikes.
24, DEC Ray Brook Dispatch received a call from the Adirondack Mountain
Club (ADK), which had received an emergency alert from a spot beacon carried by one of its guides.
Andy has also worked for the Adirondack Park Agency, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Lake Placid News, Plattsburgh Press-Republican, WNBZ 1240-AM in Saranac Lake, North Country Public Radio, and Adirondack Mountain
The Adirondack Mountain
Club (ADK) is dedicated to the conservation, preservation and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve and other parks, wild lands and waters.