Wildflowers of the Adirondacks:  Bunchberry at the Paul Smiths VIC (6 October 2014)

Armchair Traveler Series:
Mount Rainer Ascent
Thursday, 8 October 2015
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Andrew McDonald on Algonquin Peak (October 2014)Andrew McDonald on the summit of Algonquin Peak (October 2014)

Join Andrew McDonald of Paul Smith’s College as he tells of his adventures climbing Mount Rainer – a 14,410-foot mountain in the Cascade Range in Washington. Andrew studied Outdoor Recreation at SUNY ESF and has served as a Summit Steward at the Adirondack Mountain Club. He is currently an instructor of Adventure Education at PSC. This semester, he will be leading PSC Outing Program trips to the Adirondack High Peaks, as well as New York City. His favorite activities are hiking, climbing, and backpacking. 

Cost: $5 per person. Free for Friends of the VIC .  The Arm Chair Traveler lecture series will continue every other Thursday through the winter.   Supported by the Friends of the VIC.  





Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.