ADK Adventure Climbs
By Kevin MacKenzie Winter mountaineering in the Adirondacks is rugged and thrilling. Step off the maintained trails and you have a plethora of options, whether you’re bushwhacking, technical ice climbing or climbing the mega-slides of the High Peaks. Most people consider the Gothics’ North Face to be the classic... Read more
Adirondack Rock with Mark Meschinelli
Story and photos by Steve Larson It’s 8:40 a.m., and I am running late on a sunny Friday. As I pull into the parking area of Poke-O-Moonshine, a small mountain in the northeastern Adirondacks, local climber and “Mayor of Poke-O” Mark Meschinelli stands beside his pickup truck, staring up... Read more
Trailrunning: New York’s Fastest 46er
Interview by Matt McDonald Above: Looking out at a few of the 46 Adirondack 4,000-footers. Photo by Kevin McAvey. Right: Jan Wellford, 34, Keene Valley, NY, ran up those 46 peaks in under 4 days. At 9:46 p.m. on June 27, 2008, Jan Wellford summited the granite spine atop... Read more