ADK Fire Tower Challenge Online Workshop
Thank you for your interest in an Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) online workshop.
This course requires a computer or tablet with internet capabilities.
The ADK Fire Tower Challenge Online Workshop is an instructional course delivered to you from the comfort of your own home via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. This course will cover a wide range of topics relevant for hiking enthusiasts of all ability levels: a historical introduction to the fire tower trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills, route selection, hiking efficiency, backcountry safety, rules and regulations across the New York State Forest Preserve, and a proper equipment demonstration. We will also discuss Leave No Trace skills and ethics throughout this course, inspiring environmental stewardship to protect the Forest Preserve for generations to come.
Please plan on signing in to Zoom at 8:50am on the day of the course to test your connection. A private Zoom invitation will be sent a few days in advance. This course will begin at 9:00am and conclude by 5:00pm with a few short breaks throughout. The course will be instructed by Tyler Socash, ADK’s Education Programs Coordinator. Tyler has summited all 25 fire tower mountains in the Adirondacks and all 5 fire tower mountains in the Catskills.
ADK members receive a 10% discount on programs. To learn more about other education programs ADK offers, check out adk.org.
If you have any questions about the program please contact Tyler Socash at (518) 523-3480 x 120 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to meeting you. Be prepared to learn and to have fun!