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  News updated: 2014-04-22
2014-04-24 Program: -A Taste of Tanzania: Treks, Towns and Safaris Near the Roof of Africa at Saratoga Library - 7pm
Look an elephant in the eye,†tour†the real-life setting of The Lion King, hike through rain forests and moorlands with bizarre flowers and trees, watch the sun rise from Mounts Meru and†Kilimanjaro, and meet some of the people of East Africa as Don Berens presents a slide show of his 2013 visit to northern Tanzania's mountains, towns and game parks.

Don Berens has been a member of ADK since the 1970s and lives in Latham, NY.† He first finished his Adirondack 46 in January 1982 and has done a dozen more rounds since then.† He has completed climbs of the Catskill 35, the Northeast 113, and the high point of each of the fifty US states.† He has climbed over 15,000 feet on three continents and bicycled from Los Angeles to Boston.† Don regularly leads hikes and bike trips for the Albany Chapter of ADK.† He is a lawyer retired from NYS service, married with two adult children and a grandchild on the way.
Your Chapter Needs Some Good Volunteers!
As a way to develop a listing of chapter members that want to help out with the chapter, a volunteer request form has been developed. Please complete the volunteer form indicating your areas of interest and a member of the executive committee will get back to you to discuss the next steps. The form is located in the Chapter Links under "Chapter Information Forms & Guidelines" or the link below.

To view or print form, click: Volunteer Request Form
Become a Campground Host for ADK at Heart Lake
Jon Bowen and his wife, Kathy have been campground hosts at Heart Lake for 8-9 weeks during the past 8 years. The campground host program is available to all ADK members by contacting the coordinator. This past year Doug Paquette, the coordinator of the program "retired" and Jon was asked to coordinate the host program for this summer. The campground host program is available to all ADK members by contacting the Jon.

Description of responsibilities click: Details
Welcome Wayne Richter as our Chapter's New Outings Chair
With his daughter through high school, Wayne returned to hiking in a big way, becoming a 46er a few years ago. Along the way, he began participating in club hikes, and soon took the next step to become a leader. Wayne is now working on the winter 46 and is looking forward to helping others enjoy the trail as Outings Chair.

To view Wayne's biography go to the Leader Biographies page.
Need volunteers to Help with Chapter Positions!
We need a Second Vice Chair! Contact Laura Fiske at 518-884-0345
or email
Report from Jim Schneider on Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area to NY DEC. View
Please fill out report if you recently hiked Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area   Details
Looking to Identify Members for Non Scheduled Hikes?   Go to Classifieds ( Updated 3/1/2013 )
Our Chapter Rents Snowshoes
Snowshoes are at ADK Member Services in Lake George. Call 518-668-4447 for reservations and hours. We have two pairs of menís MSR Denali snowshoes, two pairs of women's Tubbs snowshoes and two pairs of children's Tubbs snowshoes.
ADK Members: $10 weekdays, $15 weekends
Non Members: $13 weekdays, $18 weekends
Reminder: Please include your email address when renewing your membership!
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