February 2018

Volunteer opportunities

February 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Onondaga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club continues to be one of the most active chapters in the ADK. The reason for this is because of all our dedicated volunteers. We are in need of a few volunteers right now. We currently need a Publicity Chair. This person is responsible for getting the word [...]

January 2018

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 [...]

July 2017

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 [...]

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