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Welcome to the ADKhighpeaks Foundation

A non-profit charitable organization

Mission Statement: The purpose of the ADKhighpeaks Foundation is to provide financial assistance to individuals or organizations whose activities provide a benefit to the New York State Forest Preserve and the people that use it. The Foundation has a particular interest in funding wilderness zone and environmental protection, safe recreation, public education and biological research.

We are dedicated to making the New York State
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Winter Gathering

The 10th annual ADKhighpeaks Foundation winter gathering will be held the weekend of February 28th through March 2nd 2014. The Saturday hike and pot-luck dinner will take place on Saturday March 1, 2014. The pot-luck dinner and socializing will be held at the ADK Trail Inn in Upper Jay and informally starts in the afternoon as hikers return from the trail.

ADK Trail Inn
11757 Route 9N
Upper Jay, New York 12987
(518) 527-1155
http://www.adktrailinn.com/

Check the Winter Gatherings forum for more details about hiking and the pot-luck dinner.

Project 46

Starting February 18, 2014, ADKhighpeaks Foundation co-founder and vice-president Neil Luckhurst will begin a one-man fund raising event in which he will attempt to reach the summit of each one of the Adirondack 46 high peaks in 12 day window.

Visit Neil's blog to make a donation, read up on his training hikes, or follow along with his venture.

ADKhighpeaks Foundations supports Summit Steward Program

The ADKhighpeaks Foundation has continued its support of the ADK Summit Steward Program in 2013, providing a grant in the amount of $5,460. The grant will cover the salary of a full time seasonal summit steward, which enables the program to station a person on Cascade Mountain on a regular basis.

ADKhighpeaks Foundations supports Summit Steward Program

ADKhighpeaks Foundation supports Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks

The ADKhighpeaks Foundation has provided a grant in the amount of $3,200 to the Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks (SARNAK). SARNAK provides volunteer assistance to the DEC and other agencies in search and rescue, as well as providing educational clinics directed at aiding hikers to travel safely in the backcountry.

ADKhighpeaks Foundation supports Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks