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Dynafit Ski Season Kickoff Party – December 7th

Join us in celebrating the arrival of another Adirondack ski season at our ANNUAL SKI SEASON KICKOFF PARTY December 7, 2013 at 7 p.m. – Keene Arts Playhouse $10 Featuring the films of the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival and Sweetgrass Productions’ new film, Valhalla!! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase – WIN […]

The Mountaineer on Ben Nevis, Scotland

We recently received a note from our friend John Rothwell about his recent climb of the Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis, Scotland.  Looks like a great trip! “Hello Mountaineer!  Just a quick thanks to all at the Mountaineer for solid gear choices (boots, rope,etc.) for our trip to Scotland.  Although our traverse of The Cuillin […]

Success on the Great Range!

Here is Rich’s recap of the day: “On 21 June 2013 my sons, Nicolas and Jonathan (15 and 12 years old respectively) and I completed the Great Range Day Hike on our first attempt. We started at the Adirondack Loj around midnight, hiked to the summit of Mt Marcy, waited an hour and a half […]

ADK Rock Climbing Route Closures

Rock climbing season has arrived in the Adirondack Park!   Many of our favorite cliffs are nesting sites for peregrine falcons, an endangered species in New York state.  At the beginning of the season, the Department of Environmental Conservation closes whole or large portions of cliffs where peregrine falcons have regularly nested in the past. You […]

The Adirondack Slide Guide – Second Edition!

The Second Edition has arrived at The Mountaineer! Get your copy in-store or online! The Adirondack Slide Guide, Second Edition, is here! Haas has expanded upon the original Slide Guide with new aerial photos of landslide scars created by Tropical Storm Irene, which caused widespread damage throughout the Adirondack region in the summer of 2011. […]

Book Signing with Fred Beckey at The Mountaineer

Don’t miss this chance to meet legendary climber and author Fred Beckey when he visits The Mountaineer on Sunday, March 17th from 3-5 p.m to meet and greet fellow climbers, share stories and sign his recent book, “Fred Beckey’s 100 Favorite North American Climbs.”  Fred has recorded more first ascents than any other North American […]