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2,500-Hour Awards 2020: Volunteer Spotlight

  The following volunteers have [respectively] donated over 2,500 hours of their time to the North Country National Scenic Trail. The National Park Service and North Country Trail Association thank them deeply for their work, and have presented them with NPS Volunteer-in-Parks (VIP) awards.⁠ Please join us in congratulating and thanking them!⁠ Carol Detrie (PA) […]

Trail Emergencies Workshop Recap

  Mid-January, the Adirondack Mountain Club-Onondaga Chapter sponsored a Trail Emergencies Workshop, using parts of the Finger Lakes Trail and North Country Trail in Highland Forest County Park (NY). Instructor Jeff Sargent, with help from Kathy Way, presented a two-hour Zoom session and a four-hour outdoor skills practice and demonstration. Sargent also trains Nordic ski […]