With six-million acres to explore, recreation in the Adirondacks doesn’t stop when the snow flies. Instead, a new suite of activities beckons adventurers to snow-covered trails, frozen lakes, and frosted peaks. There is something for everyone to enjoy during the winter months. Whether you snowshoe, winter hike or camp, downhill ski, backcountry ski, ice fish, ice skate, ice climb, snowmobile, or fat tire bike, the Adirondacks welcome you to find ways to #LoveYourADK this winter season.
One of the easiest ways to care for the Adirondacks this winter is to take good care of yourself. Backcountry rescues aren’t just unfortunate for the person needing help; they can create dangerous situations for responders and have damaging impacts on the land itself. The best way to avoid emergencies is to properly plan and prepare for your trip. Help keep yourself, others, and our natural resources safe by following these tips: