Patch designed by Gretchen Holtz
About the Adirondack Quest
The purpose of the "Adirondack Quest" is to encourage ADK members to explore and appreciate the plants, landscape and wildlife diversity and the incomparable natural setting of the Wilderness Areas and Wild Forests Areas of the Adirondack Park.
The Adirondack Quest is sponsored by the Genesee Valley Chapter which provides a recognition in the form of the attractive patch shown above and a certificate for individuals who make 50 total day trips to the areas and include at least 15 of the wilderness areas and at least 15 of the major wild forests areas with no more than 2 trips to the same area. There are no criteria on miles hiked, hours that constitute a day, overnight camping, etc. Activities such as hiking, back-packing, canoeing, bird watching, cross-country skiing, and snow-shoeing are all acceptable means of spending the day in the area. Both ADK members and non-members are eligible for the patch. Visits made after June 1, 1993, qualify for the patch.