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Kunjamuk exploration
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Cedar River paddling
Cedar River
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Wild day on the Allagash
When Ariel and I arrived at the northern end of Churchill Lake on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway at about 6:15 p.m., a rainbow appeared on the horizon to our right. After snapping a few photos of it, we continued heading toward our destination, Churchill Dam, where we planned to camp for the night. 
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Doing the dirty work
As the four Student Conservation Association workers sat around a campfire on a St. Regis Pond island, storm clouds moved across the sky. An occasional lightning bolt lit up the water and thunderclaps drowned out the crackling of the small fire.
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Bartlett’s bagpiper
Bill Smith says he has run enough miles in his lifetime to have circled the earth twice, and by the end of his life he hopes to add enough miles to do it one more time.
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Cannonball run
We started thinking about doing the Cannonball a couple years ago after talking with 90-Miler organizer Brian McDonnell while working on the boardwalk at Brown’s Tract. We knew we wanted to do something different and to be the first.
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Chubb River paddle
DISTANCE: Up to 8 miles round trip
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Lower Saranac Lake to Lake Flower
DISTANCE: 10.5 miles one way
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Madawaska Flow to Quebec Brook
DISTANCE: Up to 7 miles round trip
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Placid Boatworks keeping people afloat
Joe Moore pushed off from the grassy shore of the Chubb River and dug one edge of a double-bladed paddle into the rippling water. He coasted for a moment, then stroked again, leaving a wake as he demonstrated the maneuverability and speed of a 12-foot, hand-crafted canoe — built right in Lake Placid.
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Seven Carries Route
DISTANCE: 6 miles one way
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Mullen recounts his trip on the NFCT
In a sense, Maine resident Don Mullen is a pioneer. That’s because in the spring of 2000, Mullen became what is believed to be the first modern-day person to complete the 740-mile paddling adventure from New York to Maine known as the Northern Forest Canoe Trail in one trip.
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NFCT guidebook explores ins and outs of paddling the route
By MIKE LYNCH
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Nonprofit group plays a significant role in connecting waterways
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Enduring ‘The Longest Day and Night’
SARANAC LAKE — In the past year, Becky Sutter has taken up the sport of adventure racing, a grueling competition that requires athletes to be adept in a wide array of activities from paddlesports to mountain biking.
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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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Waterfalls, flood plains and mountains
LONG LAKE - Paddling from Long Lake to Axton Landing on the Raquette River offers great scenery, some history and the chance to view a pair of waterfalls along the way.
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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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Rock Snot threatens New York fishing waters
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