We are big fans and supporters of The Adirondack Mountain Club and their conservation, recreation and education programs. And this year they have an amazing jammed packed calendar. We are particularly impressed by their huge selection of guided hikes, which you can access by clicking here.
This year there’s a series of hikes and overnight experiences, including High Peaks Day Hikes, Women's Day Hikes, and Backpacking Trips, Teen and Young Adult Programs and Custom Guided Hikes.
There is something for everybody. And if you are intimidated by what’s out there in the High Peaks, taking a hike with an expert is highly recommended. Coming up in June (17 - 19) is their Beginner Backpacking Course. From the Mountain Club:
Enjoy learning the tips and tricks of backpacking and low-impact camping with a NYS Licensed Guide. Three days and two nights will be spent in the High Peaks Wilderness covering topics such as proper gear, food planning and preparation, safety considerations, map reading, camp set-up, low-impact techniques, water treatment, waste management and stove use. Location: Heart Lake Program Center/Field Cost: $199 (Members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.
So get cracking.