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NCT Hike 100 Challenge 2018 with a Hike 50 Challenge!

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Over past 2 years, thousands of people have joined and completed the Hike 100 Challenge. In 2018, the North Country National Scenic Trail will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act with a Hike 50 Challenge. The rules remain the same for both Challenges. And yes, if you complete 100 miles, you [...]

Dressing for cold weather hiking.

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s been so cold the past couple of weeks I thought I should post this as a reminder to all us Winter hikers. To stay comfortable on a cold-weather hike, it’s critical to wear the right clothing and carry the right gear. Wear layers: Layering is a three-part system that includes a base layer that wicks [...]

2018 NCT 100 Build It Challenge

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Once again the North Country Trail Association will be sponsoring the hike 100 miles on the NCNST program. In 2018 there will be a new twist. Participants will need to give back to the tail in some way by working on the tail or promoting the trail. For a trail steward this is easy. Recall [...]

Trail News – Tony Rodriguez

September 9th, 2014|Categories: 2014 - Fall|Tags: |

I am forwarding a letter from an experienced hiker lauding the status of our trails she has hiked. It is great to have the stewards and workers so recognized for their efforts and dedication. You are all very special, so pat yourself on the back with pride. I'm new to Central New York, but am [...]

North Country National Scenic Trail Day Events 9/27/14 – Mary Coffin

June 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014 - Summer|Tags: |

ADK-ON will celebrate the first Annual North Country National Scenic Trail Day to be held on the 4th Saturday in September annually starting Sept. 27, 2014. It will be conjunction with National Public Lands and Hunting and Fishing Days. Imagine the profile North Country National Scenic Trail [NCNST] will gain when all sponsoring organizations host [...]

Say Hello to Our New Members

June 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014 - Summer|Tags: |

Susan Bell, Stephen Bollenbacher, John Brussel, Suzanne & Robert Druger, James Florini, Ron Gay, Daniel & Kitty Hayes, Thomas Holtsbery, Kenneth & Lynn Knapp, Christopher Lawrence, Dan Naschke, Richard & Patricia Pitzeruse, Diane Slowik, Megan Williams, Cheryl Bloomer, Marcia Brenizer, Robert & Kristin Buchanan, Erin Callahan, Diane Cross, Mary Fedorko, Karen & Noah Felice, Cynthia [...]

In Memoriam

June 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014 - Summer|Tags: |

Dr. William Ehling, a professor emeritus of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, died on February 7 at 93 years of age.  He was a long-time member of Onondaga Chapter, serving as governor (director) of the chapter and conservation chairperson. He also wrote several guidebooks on hiking, cross-country skiing and canoeing for Central New York, the [...]

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