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Winter > Hiking

Adirondack Winter Hiking Guide

Hiking in the Adirondacks can be just as much fun in winter as it is any other time of the year! While the outdoor activity does require a fair amount of preparation, it's worth it to see a beautiful Adirondack winter landscape.

Below you'll find the most important information to help you prepare for a winter hike in the Adirondack Park. From tips for beginners to ice safety info, our Adirondack Winter Hiking Guide has you covered!

winter hiking summit

Winter Hiking Tips

Never been winter hiking in the Adirondacks? Get started today by reviewing our list of the top winter hiking tips for beginners!

Read the list of beginner tips »

Photo Credit: Carl Heilman II

sam perkins hiking photo

46er's Winter Hiking Pack

Local 46er Sam Perkins is an expert winter hiker in the Adirondacks. Find out what he wears and brings with him on a winter hike!

Look inside his hiking pack »

Photo Credit: Sam Perkins

hiker with winter clothes

Layering Winter Clothes

One of the most important parts of preparing for winter conditions is layering your clothes! Read our tips for what types of layers you should wear.

Learn about layering »

hiker dressed for winter

Winter Clothes & Hiking Gear

If you're not sure if you own the right clothes and gear for a winter hiking trip, then check out our guide to understanding the basics of both.

Explore the basics of winter clothes and gear »

ice auger

Essential Ice Safety Tips

Want to learn more about ice safety? Discover how to check the ice properly, determine if the ice is thick enough, and stay safe on the ice.

Find out more about ice safety »

buck mountain view

Ice Safety Infographic

Ice can be dangerous during the winter season, which is why we've created an ice safety infographic so you can determine when the ice is safe to walk on.

See the ice safety infographic »

Photo Credit: Mike Tracy

small sheepdog in the snow

Winter Hiking With Your Dog

If your dog loves the outdoors as much as you, then go on a winter hike together. Learn some top tips and FAQs in our dog winter hiking guide.

Browse the guide »

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