Entries by The Mountaineer

REEL ROCK 11

Thank you to everyone who came and supported The Mountaineer and REEL ROCK Film Tour for the fifth year in a row!     We hope to see everyone again in the Fall of 17′ at The Keene Arts Center  

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 8/12

 As of August 12th, The “Ausable’s” are flowing at approx. 400+cfs. After some much needed rain, the rivers are looking good right now with water temps 60-65deg. Fish evenings and early mornings. BWO’s, Iso’s, and Terrestrials are go-to “hatches”  Mountain streams for Brook Trout are also in good shape. Basic Streamers and Wet Flies will […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 8/5

As of August 4th, The “Ausable’s” are flowing at approx. 150cfs. Well below average. Mid-day water temps are creeping to 70 degrees. The water temp is warm. The air temp is warm. PLEASE, exercise caution in trout fishing on these systems as the lower water levels and higher water temps will stress fish caught. Catch […]

All Adirondack Rock Routes are Now OPEN!

All Adirondack Rock Routes are Now Open! Peregrine falcons, an endangered species in New York State, nest on cliffs in the Adirondack Mountains. The population of peregrine falcons has steadily grown since the DEC undertook hacking programs in the Adirondacks in the late 1970s. Cliffs with known peregrine falcon nesting sites are monitored annually throughout […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 7/29

As of the 29th, the “Ausables” are flowing at approx. 300cfs. Mid-day water temps are creeping to 70 degrees on the West Branch and warmer on some beats of the East. The water is low. The water temp is hot. The air temp is hot. PLEASE, exercise caution in trout fishing on these systems as […]

Breaking News: Fly Fishing Isn’t Hard

I’m about to say something that some people may have trouble digesting – particularly those fly fishers who, whether knowingly or unknowingly, have put themselves on some kind “fishing pedestal.” Here it is – fly fishing is NOT hard. It’s just not. Sure, to become wholly proficient at the various techniques and to chase numerous […]

Grivel K6G Mega Twin Gate Carabiner

The Mountaineer is one of a few select shops in the U.S. carrying Grivel’s new Mega KG6 Twin Gate Carabiner. The Mega KG6, with its two opposing solid gates, is considered an auto-locking carabiner, making it safe as a belay ‘biner, an anchor master point, or as a replacement for a traditional locker in any […]

New 14th Edition ADK Adirondack High Peaks Map in Stock

Now available at The Mountaineer – the new 14th Edition of the Adirondack Mountain Club’s popular “Trails of the Adirondack High Peaks” map. This map, which corresponds with ADK’s High Peaks Trails guidebook, now features expanded coverage of all High Peaks on one folded, pocket-sized sheet. Included in this new edition are all trail revisions […]