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So far Julia Goren has created 4 blog entries.

The Power of a Resource


Imagine that you’ve just hiked, paddled, or skied a few miles to one of your favorite outdoor destinations. It’s a place of special magnificence to you and while you’re enjoying this meaningful place you observe someone leaving an impact, someone being “less than Leave No Trace.” How would you react? READ MORE

Three Seasons at Heart Lake: 4th Graders Learn about Nature


Imagine a winter’s day at the Adirondak Loj: deep snow on a frozen Heart Lake, cold that makes the inside of your nose tingle, abundant animal tracks, and the sounds of excited fourth-graders, putting on snowshoes for the first time and preparing to learn about the winter world around them. READ MORE

ADKhighpeaks Foundation Supports Summit Steward Program


It takes a lot of feet to protect alpine plants on our summits. There are the feet of the Summit Stewards, calloused and sore, climbing up and down the peaks every day. (Every day! Fun fact: 2014 stewards Jen Maguder, Drew McDonald, Tyra Olstad, Devon Reynolds, and Kayla White will individually climb Marcy READ MORE

Oh baby, it’s cold outside!


If you’ve been up above treeline, you know that it can be an extreme environment in any season. Winds are fierce, temperatures are cold, clouds can render the visibility to nothing in a blink of an eye—and that’s just in the summer! Winter takes it to a whole new level READ MORE