Boot Brushes, the Adirondacks, and You
What happens to ages-old ecosystems when something new is introduced? Sometimes the newcomer disrupts the natural balance and takes over, with disastrous results. Learn what you can do to prevent the spread of invasive species and protect the ecosystems of the Adirondack Park.
How to Start Hiking
So, you’d like to take up hiking. You may be motivated by the growing popularity of hiking, health benefits, including stress reduction and improved fitness, or just looking for a new adventure! No matter your reason, taking up hiking is a great idea. Let’s talk about how to get started.
10 Essentials: Budget Edition
The 10 Essentials are items considered essential for a safe and successful day hike. We recognize gear costs money, which can be a barrier for some, so these suggestions include lower-cost alternatives. These items are important for safety, but that doesn’t mean they have to be expensive.