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  • 166.) Summit Sessions #58: Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

    21 JUN 2024 · This week we journey into the heart of Adirondack history at the Adirondack Experience Museum on Blue Mountain Lake. In this episode, I'm joined by Doreen and Cheryl from the museum to delve into the treasures and stories that this magnificent museum holds. We'll explore the rich tapestry of Adirondack culture, art, and tradition, captured through the museum's extensive exhibits. This year is especially significant as we celebrate the centennial of the Northville-Placid Trail, one of the most iconic hiking trails in the Adirondacks. The museum has unveiled a new exhibit dedicated to this milestone, providing an immersive history lesson on the trail's creation, evolution, and lasting impact on the region. Whether you're a history buff, a trail enthusiast, or just curious about the Adirondacks, this episode offers a unique glimpse into the past and present of this captivating area. Tune in to discover the stories preserved at the Adirondack Experience and celebrate the legacy of the Northville-Placid Trail with us. Become a member, learn about their summer programs, and more at their website https://www.theadkx.org/ www.theadkx.org/ Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/training/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 165.) Summit Sessions #57: The Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH)

    7 JUN 2024 · This week I'm shining the spotlight on the great work of Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), a non-profit historic preservation organization for the Adirondack region.  Formed in 1990, AARCH's mission to promote better public understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the Adirondacks’ unique and diverse architectural heritage. This week I'm joined by executive director, Erin Tobin, to talk all about their historical preservation work around the Adirondacks. We talk all about Adirondack Great Camps, the Rail Trail, and dive into the historical significance of many buildings throughout the ADK.  To sign up for workshops, events, or to get involved with AARCH visit their website https://aarch.org/ www.aarch.org Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/training/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 164.) Summit Sessions #56: Blood Sweat Tears...& Kilimanjaro with Bethany Adams (Garretson)

    24 MAY 2024 · This week podcast-favorite Bethany Adams (Garretson) comes by for her 4th time on the podcast to catch up and disccuss her latest mountain adventures both inside the Adirondack Park and beyond...including her 2024 trip up Kilimanjaro. We disuss a new book she contributed to, along with 26 other women, called "BLOOD SWEAT TEARS", put out by Christine Reed through her platform Rugged Outdoorswoman. Pick up BLOOD SWEAT TEARS https://www.ruggedoutdoorswoman.com/online-store/Blood-Sweat-Tears-Pre-Order-p590965116 Follow Bethany on Instagram @bethany.climbs JOIN THE TEAM! Looking to elevate your physical fitness so you can have stronger, more confident mountain adventures? Do you want to do it in a supportive team environment with a coach? Sign up for the https://46outdoors.com/greatrangeathlete/ to elevate your physical fitness and get you mountain-ready so your hiking adventures will be an overwhelming success! Our training begins June 3 and runs through July 13. Sign up now. Order my new book: https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links: https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 PLANNING TO HIKE THE 46 HIGH PEAKS?  My 140+ page High Peaks eBook, "From 1-to-46: A Complete Guide to Climbing the 46 High Peaks" will give you all the information you need to have a safe and successful Adirondack 46'er journey! Available now at www.46outdoors.com!  LOOKING TO HIRE A GUIDE? In need of a New York State licensed guide for your next Adirondack adventure? I offer both in-person and virtual guiding services! I'll guide you up the mountains and back or help you plan your adventure virtually, answer your questions, and help you create a solid plan! Check out www.46outdoors.com to book me. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 163.) Adirondack Day: Happy Birthday to the Adirondack Park

    20 MAY 2024 · In this special episode of the 46 of 46 Podcast, we celebrate Adirondack Day, commemorating the historic establishment of the Adirondack Park on May 20, 1892. Dive into a captivating history lesson as we explore the origins and significance of one of America's largest and oldest state parks. Learn about the legislative actions, the visionaries, and the crucial moments that led to the birth of a park that now spans over six million acres, providing refuge not only for wildlife but for millions of visitors each year. Join us as we honor the park that is the heart and soul of this podcast, understanding its past, reveling in its present, and looking forward to its future. Celebrate Adirondack Day today! Happy Birthday ADK! JOIN THE TEAM! Looking to elevate your physical fitness so you can have stronger, more confident mountain adventures? Do you want to do it in a supportive team environment with a coach? Sign up for the https://46outdoors.com/greatrangeathlete/ to elevate your physical fitness and get you mountain-ready so your hiking adventures will be an overwhelming success! Our training begins June 3 and runs through July 13. Sign up now. Order my new book: https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links: https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 PLANNING TO HIKE THE 46 HIGH PEAKS?  My 140+ page High Peaks eBook, "From 1-to-46: A Complete Guide to Climbing the 46 High Peaks" will give you all the information you need to have a safe and successful Adirondack 46'er journey! Available now at www.46outdoors.com!  LOOKING TO HIRE A GUIDE? In need of a New York State licensed guide for your next Adirondack adventure? I offer both in-person and virtual guiding services! I'll guide you up the mountains and back or help you plan your adventure virtually, answer your questions, and help you create a solid plan! Check out www.46outdoors.com to book me. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 162.) Manhunt in the Adirondack High Peaks: The Major James Call Story

    17 MAY 2024 · In this suspenseful episode of The 46 of 46 Podcast, we take you back to the Summer of 1954 in Lake Placid, to the haunting wilderness of the Adirondack High Peaks, where a story of crime and escape unfolds. Discover how Lake Placid, a town famed for its tranquil beauty and Olympic glory, became the epicenter of a dramatic manhunt for a murderous fugitive. With the dense forests and rugged trails of the Adirondacks as his shield, the fugitive used this vast, remote wilderness to evade capture, turning nature’s sanctuary into his hideout. Dive deep into the chase, exploring both the physical and psychological landscapes that helped shape one of the most captivating fugitive tales in the region’s history. Join us for a journey into the shadows of the High Peaks, where every leaf and trail could tell a thousand stories. Sign up for the https://46outdoors.com/greatrangeathlete/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure will be an overwhelming success! Order my new book: https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links: https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 PLANNING TO HIKE THE 46 HIGH PEAKS?  My 140+ page High Peaks eBook, "From 1-to-46: A Complete Guide to Climbing the 46 High Peaks" will give you all the information you need to have a safe and successful Adirondack 46'er journey! Available now at www.46outdoors.com!  LOOKING TO HIRE A GUIDE? In need of a New York State licensed guide for your next Adirondack adventure? I offer both in-person and virtual guiding services! I'll guide you up the mountains and back or help you plan your adventure virtually, answer your questions, and help you create a solid plan! Check out www.46outdoors.com to book me. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 161.) Summit Sessions #55: Place Name Dude and Adirondack History with Erik Schlimmer

    3 MAY 2024 · This week's Summit Session brings back fan-favorite Erik Schlimmer where we'll talk about his new Adirondack history books, his outdoors adventures, the Cranberry Lake 50, and his new Adirondack toponym website, "Place Name Dude". Pick Up Erik's Books at https://www.transadk.com Visit Place Name Dude https://www.placenamedude.com Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links: https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/greatrangeathlete/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! PLANNING TO HIKE THE 46 HIGH PEAKS?  My 140+ page High Peaks eBook, "From 1-to-46: A Complete Guide to Climbing the 46 High Peaks" will give you all the information you need to have a safe and successful Adirondack 46'er journey! Available now at www.46outdoors.com!  In need of a New York State licensed guide for your next Adirondack adventure? I offer both in-person and virtual guiding services! I'll guide you up the mountains and back or help you plan your adventure virtually, answer your questions, and help you create a solid plan! Check out www.46outdoors.com to book me. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 160.) Summit Sessions #54: The Solar Eclipse, Skiing the 46, & More With Jonathan Zaharek

    12 APR 2024 · This week I'm back with a Summit Session episode with fan-favorite Jonathan Zaharek! Jonathan stopped by the 46 Outdoors "shedquarters" to talk all about this week's solar eclipse along with his current adventure skiing the 46 High Peaks here in the Adirondacks, the completion of the Pilot Permit Program at the AMR trailhead, and more! Pick up Jonathan's forthcoming guide book, Hiking the Adirondack 46 High Peaks https://www.jonathanzphotography.com/product-page/highpeaksguidebook Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links: https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/greatrangeathlete/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! PLANNING TO HIKE THE 46 HIGH PEAKS? My 140+ page High Peaks eBook, "From 1-to-46: A Complete Guide to Climbing the 46 High Peaks" will give you all the information you need to have a safe and successful 46'er journey! Available now at www.46outdoors.com Click on the eBook tab and download to your phone or tablet. Kindle users can download via the Kindle App Store. In need of a New York State licensed guide for your next Adirondack adventure? I offer both in-person and virtual guiding services! I'll guide you up the mountains and back or help you plan your adventure virtually, answer your questions, and help you create a solid plan! Check out www.46of46.com to book me. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 159.) A Subzero Day in the MacIntyre Range

    22 MAR 2024 · Bundle up and join us for a bone-chilling and exhilarating hike as we venture through the Macintyre Range for a winter day of subzero summitting- Algonquin, Iroquois, and Wright Despite the forecast of -30° windchill at the summits and a frosty start at 0°, our spirits soared under the crystalline blue skies, proving that the best winter hiking conditions often come on the coldest, sunniest days. You'll hear how diverse experiences—from first-timers to seasoned Adirondack 46’ers—meld on the trail, and how we navigate the biting cold with the warmth of good company and the promise of Blue Line Bakery cookies. A memorable magical day in the snowcapped High Peaks. Sign up for the email list at 46outdoors.com to join us on the next group hike! Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/training/ to get you mountain-ready so your Adirondack hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Order Links https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 158.) The Great Range Athlete Story: How Climbing Mountains Transformed My Life

    8 MAR 2024 · In this week's episode I share my transformative journey from facing personal health challenges to becoming an Adirondack 46'er and creating the Great Range Athlete training programs. I'll dive into the pivotal moments that tested my resolve, like tough climbs up McKenzie Mountain and Big Slide, and how these experiences ignited a passion to help others prepare for the mountains. Hear how the decision to change my lifestyle led to unexpected adventures, including starting this podcast, writing books, and guiding other hikers up the same mountains that once broke me. Great Range Athlete isn't just about getting fit; it's about building a community of Adirondack enthusiasts who climb mountains for both the joy and the challenge. Life is wild and you'll never know how one decision you make can change the trajectory of your life in an amazing way. Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/training/ to get you in mountain-ready so your ADK hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success! Visit my website: https://46outdoors.com Follow on Instagram & Facebook @46of46podcast @jamesappleton46 Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Pre-Order Links https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways.
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  • 157.) A Winter Sunrise on Cascade Mountain

    16 FEB 2024 · In this episode of the 46 of 46 Podcast, journey with me on a stunning winter ascent of Cascade Mountain. After weeks under a blanket of gray, the Adirondacks were kissed by sunshine, setting the stage for perfect winter hiking conditions. With blue skies overhead and packed snow underfoot, it was time to catch a sunrise from the High Peaks. My NEW website: https://46outdoors.com Pre-Order my new book https://www.amazon.com/Adirondack-Campfire-Stories-Folklore-Inside/dp/1493076949/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GZLRXQL7CMBG&keywords=adirondack+campfire+stories&qid=1706878044&sprefix=adirondack+camp%2Caps%2C1325&sr=8-1 Pre-Order Links https://amzn.to/3w58bnC https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adirondack-campfire-stories-james-appleton/1143728400?ean=9781493076949 https://bookshop.org/p/books/adirondack-campfire-stories-tales-and-folklore-from-inside-the-blue-line-james-appleton/20599613?ean=9781493076949 Expansion of the 46 Outdoors Company: I'm thrilled to announce the growth of the 46 Outdoors Company. My commitment to enhancing your ADK outdoor experience has led me to develop new products and services that cater to the needs of Adirondack hikers and adventurers. Visit https://46outdoors.com/ to explore our latest offerings and learn how we're supporting the Adirondack outdoor community in new and innovative ways. Introducing Great Range Athlete: Achieving your peak performance in the mountains has never been easier, thanks to Great Range Athlete. This new venture offers specialized training programs strategically designed to prepare you for the rigors of mountain hiking. Whether you're aiming to tackle your first summit or challenging yourself with more demanding peaks, Great Range Athlete provides the guidance, structure, and support your need to succeed. Pick up a https://46outdoors.com/training/ training program https://46outdoors.com/training/ to get you in mountain-ready so your ADK hiking adventure can be an overwhelming success!
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A docu-series chronicling one local hiker’s adventures in the Adirondack Mountains including his complete ADK 46’er journey, along with Summit Session conversations, Adirondack Campfire Stories, and more!
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