Entries by Dustin U.

New Leadership Announced For High Peaks Summit Steward Endowment

New Leadership Announced for Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Endowment Keene Valley, NY – April, 2019 – Leadership of The #507 Fund for the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program (http://507fund.org) at the Adirondack Foundation has been transferred from its founder Christine Bourjade to Vinny McClelland of The Mountaineer, effective in 2019.The #507 Fund, with […]

Whiteface Mountain Uphill Policy Change

Changes for Skinning at Whiteface Mountain  Starting today, Whiteface Mountain will be allowing uphill travel for the 2018-2019 ski season. Touring at Whiteface is a great opportunity for locals and visiting skiers alike to get a quick training session in the morning or have the chance to truly get first tracks! With that being said, […]

Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Kick-off Party!!

The Annual Backcountry Ski Film! The Winter Wildlands Alliance and Dynafit Ski Films are returning to the Keene Arts Center on December 1, 2018 Produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, the 14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival film line-up is full of snowy, cinematic adventure sure to inspire […]

The Mountaineer Announces Transfer of Ownership

KEENE VALLEY. NY – Adirondack Park October 12, 2018   The Mountaineer is excited to announce a transfer of ownership from the McClelland family to the Wise family. The iconic, nationally renowned mountaineering shop was opened in 1975 by the McClelland and Miller families in heart of the Adirondack “High Peak” Mountains. The McClellands cut […]

Columbus Day Weekend Trail Relocation.

Many of you are familiar with the overuse issues that are happening in the High Peaks Region of The Adirondacks. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Police , Adirondack Park Agency and Olympic Regional Development Authority are addressing these issue, this will take time and planning. In the meantime, please […]