The Adirondacks offer some of the best skiing in New York State. Both Whiteface and Gore Mountain provide skiing/riding terrain for all ages and abilities. Whiteface also boasts the highest vertical drop in the East at 3,430 feet.


With over 2,000 miles of trails, the 6 million acre park provides some great hiking and climbing opportunities. For more details and a resource for hiking in the Adirondack Mountains, check out the Adirondack Mountain Club.


There are several small ponds and lakes throughout the Adirondacks, which provide endless opportunities for canoeing and kayaking. Check out the list of places we frequently visit to paddle.


Enjoy the extraordinary landscape; whether it’s on a windy back road or a dirt trail in the deep wilderness. This August, Cycle Adirondacks will host the first week-long road tour of the Adirondack Park. 

  • 2015 Calendar
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Adventure Abroad
  • Photo of the Day
  • Meet the PureADK Team

Adirondack Calendar2015 Calendar

The 2015 edition of the Pure Adirondacks calendar is now available for purchase online. This calendar includes various photographs from the adventures of the PureADK Team around the park. All photos are the work of Evan Williams Photography.

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adirondack raftingWhitewater Rafting the Hudson River

On April 19th, we got a group together and went rafting on the Hudson River with Wild Waters. As always, the water was very cold, but worth it for the stronger rapids in the spring.

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Tour du Mont BlancAdventure Abroad: Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

This past summer we embarked on our latest big adventure, this time hiking 105 miles between France, Italy, and Switzerland.

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Adirondack Hiking near Heart LakePhoto of the Day

Here’s a look at the foliage in the Adirondack High Peaks region in late September 2014. Photo taken from the shores of Heart Lake.

Cross-Country skiing in the AdirondacksMeet the PureADK Team

The husband/wife team have spent countless hours exploring the Adirondack Park and have created this website to share their adventures with you

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