THE GREAT 8: Culture and Community Standing out from the crowd in today’s hyper-competitive retail landscape is no easy feat. In the outdoor retail world, competition comes from all corners — big-box stores, the internet and, increasingly, brands themselves selling directly to consumers. To stand out, stores need to be special. This year, our annual […]
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The Mountaineer Supports Summit Stewardship atop High Peaks through Patagonia grant For more information: Kayla White, ADK Summit Steward Coordinator, 518-523-3480 Vinny McClelland, The Mountaineer, 518-576-2281 Julia Goren, ADK Education Director, 518-523-3480 Keene Valley, NY – The Mountaineer, an iconic local outfitter, recently partnered with Patagonia to support educational and research efforts this summer […]
The 5th Annual Fly Fishing Camp at Elk Lake Lodge Five years ago, I approached the owner of The Mountaineer with a proposal to host a Fly Fishing Camp at Elk Lake Lodge. Not really a “School”, but more of a camp and experience focused around Fly Fishing for Brook Trout. The camp would address […]
JUN 12, 2018 JUSTIN A. LEVINE Staff Writer [email protected] First-timer blazes to trail run record Henry McGrew leads Kai Frantz through the woods during the early stages of the 11.5-mile Great Adirondack Trail Run put on by The Mountaineer gear store Saturday. McGrew placed fourth overall with a time of 1:41:54, while Frantz crossed […]
Grant boosts Nature Conservancy Programs to Protect Fish and Wildlife Habitats CONTACT: Alissa Rafferty, [email protected], 518-576-2082 Dustin Ulrich, [email protected], 518-576-2281 At The 14th Annual Great Adirondack Trail Run, The Mountaineer announced a $13,000 grant from Patagonia and The Mountaineer that will bolster The Nature Conservancy’s pioneering work to protect fish and wildlife habitats in […]
Thank you to everyone who came out and participated in The 14th Annual Great Adirondack Trail Run! Thank you to all of the volunteers and sponsors who help make this charity event possible. We had beautiful weather today and the conditions were as good as it gets. We’re proud to host an event that supports […]
11.5 Mile Run # Name Age Grp Start Finish Time 37 Bryce Murdick 20 20 9:35:00 11:20:53 1:45:53 53 Liam Davis 24 20 9:53:00 11:42:30 1:49:30 59 Colin Rodgers 36 30 9:50:00 11:39:58 1:49:58 64 Philip Maynard 33 30 9:44:00 11:37:52 1:53:52 14 Brian Robinson 40 40 9:16:00 11:10:13 1:54:13 58 Karl Schulz 19 […]
The Great Adirondack Trail Weekend June 9th and 10th Join us to celebrate the Spring Season and The Great Adirondack Trail Run Weekend! In addition to our world famous Trail Run on June 9th, we’ll be hosting a fun, educational, demo event on June 10th, at our Garage Sale location! Starting off Saturday morning, our 11.5 mile run […]
Backcountry Information for The Adirondack High Peaks Region We get it! Everyone is excited (including us!) to get out and about this time of year and start Hiking, Trail Running, and Rock Climbing. May and June can be some of the best months in the Adirondacks before the summer season is in “full Swing” but […]