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Young Members Weekend at JBL

BY Stephanie Graudons

Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) hosted its first ever young members weekend at Johns Brook Lodge this month and welcomed participants from […]

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Imperiled Alpine Plants: Fernald’s bluegrass

BY Stephanie Coppola

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the […]

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The Changing Nature of Backcountry Users

BY John Million

The wild lands of the Adirondack Park are much healthier in general than they were a hundred years ago.  The […]

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Imperiled Alpine Plants: Alpine Azalea

BY Stephanie Coppola

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the […]

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I-did-a-lot Challenge Winner

BY Catherine Forbes

ADK member Mark Engelbert is the 2016 i-did-a-lot challenge winner! Mark cycled past stunning scenery on his way to completing […]

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Imperiled Alpine Plants: Lapland Rosebay

BY Stephanie Coppola

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the […]

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JBL Base Camp Series: Haystack

BY Stephanie Graudons

Mt. Haystack is New York State’s third highest mountain, after Mount Marcy and Algonquin Peak, with a pretty amazing view. […]

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Backwoods Ethics: Technology in the Wild

BY Laura Waterman

There is probably not much argument about what the biggest change in the backcountry is since the millennium. That’s right!  […]

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Backcountry Water Monitors Trip: Long Pond and Island Pond

BY Mal Provost

Adirondack Mountain Club’s (ADK) Backcountry Water Monitors Program is a partnership with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP),  Adirondack Watershed Institute […]

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JBL Base Camp Series: Mount Marcy

BY Stephanie Graudons

Stand on the summit of New York State’s highest peak, surrounded by gorgeous alpine flowers and an endless 360 degree […]

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The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and responsible recreational use of New York State’s Forest Preserve and its other parks, wild lands and waters. Since 1922, ADK has worked hard to protect and care for these wild places. From our program center in Lake Placid to our advocacy office in Albany to our 27 chapters across the state, ADK carries out a balanced approach of outdoor education, environmental activism, and committed stewardship so the places you love are there for all to enjoy for generations to come.

Learn more at ADK.org.