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On the Sunrise trail
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Split Rock full of surprises
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Big Slide to Porter traverse
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Loon Lake mountain
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OK Slip Falls: New trail, big view
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Over the Humphrey
A close hiking friend and I have been eyeballing this peak for quite some time and the talk of an old open pit mine and what looks to be an old trail leading up to it piqued our interest even further.
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Ski-shoe to an old favorite
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Kunjamuk exploration
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Rangers recall rescue efforts
Shortly after Steve Mastaitis lost the trail as he descended from Mount Marcy\'s summit, assistant forest ranger Neil Van Dyke received word that the man had disappeared.
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Dial in December
There were hiking parties signed up for Sawteeth, Armstrong, Upper AuSable Lake and Nippletop in the trail register near the Adirondack Mountain Reserve gate when Embark editor Morgan Ryan and I signed in on a Saturday morning in mid-December.
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Two for one special
If you live locally, Cascade and Porter mountains can be easy to overlook as hiking or snowshoeing destinations. The parking lots near the trailhead are often jam-packed and the trails busy with hikers. But if you pick the right day (usually a weekday), you can experience what makes them so popular without having to deal with feeling overcrowded on the trail and summits.
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High reward atop Noonmark
It was early evening as I sat atop Noonmark Mountain, enjoying the view of the Great Range under a clear sky, when a marten appeared 50 feet away. Within moments, it scampered across the bare rock of the summit, disappearing as quickly as it had appeared. 
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Jay Mountain hike
Jay Mountain Wilderness
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Slogging through wet snow on St. Regis
Burned by fires more than a century ago, a large section of St. Regis Mountain’s summit is bare and offers a great place to rest and take in the views. Ponds and lakes are visible in most directions.
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Summit steward program extends its reach
Cascade, one of the most popular and accesible mountains in the Adirondacks, is expected to have a summit steward presence this summer.
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Five Winter Trips
Mount Marcy
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Densmore shares her passion for the trail
Saranac Lake native Lisa Densmore has penned a new hiking guidebook for the Adirondacks that is geared toward hikers of all levels.
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State’s second highest mountain worth the effort
By CHRIS?KNIGHT
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Dog days of Spring
The sun peaked against a blue sky as Katy and I gathered our gear in the Rooster Comb trail parking lot just south of Keene Valley on the west side of state Route 73 on April 25.
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Standing tall in the southern Adirondacks
George Marshall once called Snowy Mountain the “loftiest mountain in the Adirondacks outside of the High Peaks region.”
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Summers pass fast, but memories last
Summer is the most fleeting of all Adirondack seasons. It typically arrives late and departs early, yet memories of the season can last a lifetime. Adirondack summers have staying power.
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Five ideas to explore: Rafting, rock climbing and more
The Adirondacks provide countless opportunities for recreation, whether you prefer hiking, paddling, rock climbing or birdwatching. Below are five trips that have been suggested by Adirondackers who work for organizations that specialize in trip planning.
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Paddle and hiking trips: The best of both worlds
For those who enjoy excursions that combine paddling and hiking, some Adirondack outdoorsmen have some suggestions for you. Here are three trips that include the best of both worlds.
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The Park: More than just a tourist destination
What is it that makes a visit to the Adirondack Park so special?
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ADK: Fun in the outdoors
The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) offers educational programs at its three properties and at off-site locations. ADK owns two facilities in the Lake Placid area: the Heart Lake property at the Adirondak Loj (8 miles south of Lake Placid) and Johns Brook Lodge (accessible by foot only from the Garden trailhead in Keene Valley, a 3.5-mile hike). ADK’s headquarters is in Lake George.
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Olympic village of Lake Placid
Set in the grandeur of the Adirondacks, one of the last great wilderness areas of the East Coast, the Lake Placid region of Essex County offers visiting nature lovers an experience filled with arts, history, education and sports.
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Santa’s Workshop and Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington has something for everyone
The Whiteface region in Essex County is home to legendary Whiteface Mountain and the famous Ausable River. During the summer and fall seasons, take a scenic gondola ride up the mountain for a panoramic view of the High Peaks, Lake Champlain, and north to Montreal. Drive up the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway to the amazing castle and summit observation deck. There’s also mountain biking on Whiteface, with additional hiking and bicycling trails throughout the valley.
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Welcome to the town of Jay
From where the East Branch of the Ausable River meets the West Branch to the towering mountain tops, the township of Jay includes some of the most breathtaking vistas in the Adirondack Mountains. Swimming holes, picnic spots, fishing, hiking, biking, wonderful bed and breakfast inns, motels and house rentals, there are numerous ways to enjoy yourself in our wonderful town.
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700 marches up Mount Marcy
Keene resident Pete Fish has been hiking and skiing on Marcy for close to half a century. During this time period, he has almost as many trips up the mountain as Babe Ruth had home runs in a career.
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Steripen: Efficient and great for day hikes
KEENE VALLEY — Last August, while hiking Mount Marcy on my way to an interview with the summit stewart atop the peak, I decided I could lighten my load by carrying less water.
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