Join Adirondack Wilderness Advocates at the 2022 Adirondack Sports & Northeast Ski Expo in Albany! AWA’s booth will provide information on many of our current advocacy efforts.
The Wild West vs. the Reserved North
Almost any kind of backcountry experience in Algonquin requires some kind of permit. You need to reserve campsites and parking spots. In addition, since Algonquin is such a popular destination, you need to make plans well in advance.
Adapting to Jenkins Mountain
From AWA’s perspective, the State is on the verge of generational change in wilderness management that will more effectively protect the Adirondack Park.
Ode to the Adirondacks
Saikat Chakraborty provides a poetic photo essay–words and images to illustrate one person’s connection to a majestic place.
Adirondack Road Agency
Adirondack Park Agency seems to be following the same trajectory as some of its predecessors, in that in 2022 it is explicitly seeking creative ways to get around its own restrictions—in this case, “no material increase.”
AWA to Attend Adirondack Sports Expo
Join Adirondack Wilderness Advocates at the 2022 Adirondack Sports Expo in Saratoga Springs! AWA’s booth will provide information on many of our current advocacy efforts.
The Forces of Nature
No commentary. No words. Just images of places in the Adirondacks where the only forces at work are natural ones.
The Road to Tongue Mountain
Park concerns the struggle for power over the construction of highways, and a really fascinating example of one of these battles, which transpired between activists and powerful, well-moneyed interests, took place at Lake George in 1923.
The Hunter of Frogs
She was a pit bull, a tough dog by her own estimation and not one to pass up an adventure. The Hunter of Frogs, the Chewer of Sticks, the Champion of Tug-of-War, a dog with an 0-for-3 score to settle with the porcupines. But here she was being undone by half a mile of ice.
AWA in 2021: Looking Back at Our Most Popular Posts
With yet another year in the record books, we took a look at the past twelve months to review the posts that resonated the most with our followers.
All the Places I Have Never Been
Writer/photographer Bill Ingersoll shares a memorable experience from a snowshoe hike on New Years Day 2009.
Paul Schaefer’s Winter Ascent
Part 3 of 3 Automobiles enabled a new generation of suburbanites from the Mohawk and Hudson valley regions to begin visiting the mountains more frequently. Some of these people acquired rustic cabins built by the early homesteaders and converted them into camps. Paul Schaefer, a contractor from Schenectady, was one such person.