Local Spotlight: Pure Northern | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: Pure Northern

This Local Spotlight focuses on an incredible artist from a small town near Potsdam, NY - Tarah Evans, the owner of Pure Northern, LLC. We recently had an opportunity to speak with her about her business, passions, the Adirondacks, and most importantly, her dog Alby!

Local Spotlight: Green Goat Maps | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: Green Goat Maps

Green Goat Maps is an environmentally friendly map company focused on responsible recreation and Leave No Trace principles. We make durable, waterproof maps that are beautiful to look at, easy to use, and provide invaluable information to our map users. 

Local Spotlight: The Hub | Brant Lake, NY | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: The Hub | Brant Lake, NY

The Hub is like a ski lodge or a golf clubhouse for cycling. A place to park, meet, change, warm up, cool down, get something to eat or drink with technical services for the activity that you’re doing.
Local Spotlight: Barkeater Chocolates | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: Barkeater Chocolates

For this feature in our Local Spotlight, we interviewed Barkeater Chocolates and the co-owners, Jim & Debbie Morris, to learn more about their business nestled in the heart of the Adirondacks. Located near the base of Gore Mountain ski area in North Creek, NY, mouth-watering gourmet chocolate truffles are handmade using a European process in small batches in a variety of explosive flavors. 

Local Spotlight: ADK Canoe Company | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: ADK Canoe Company

Founded and run by Simon Gardner and Chad Smith, two canoe artisans with a combined 25 years of experience, the Adirondack Canoe Company produces lightweight and durable boats. The single person kayak-styled canoes are made of Kevlar and carbon fiber, and at twelve feet long, their first design weighs only 20 pounds!
Local Spotlight: Dak Bar | Pure Adirondacks

Local Spotlight: Dak Bar

Whether you’re hiking or skiing, camping or just lounging in front of a fire, Dak Bar is a whole food energy bar that delivers a distinctive blend of great flavors to satisfy cravings. Inspired by the Adirondacks and all of the people and animals that inhabit the Park, Dak Bars are made of all natural and nutrient-dense ingredients; foods that our bodies can process efficiently and effectively to fuel our adventures.

Local Spotlight: Greater Than Sports (GTS Clothing)

Having the right gear can make or break any adventure, and having the right clothing is no exception. Greater Than Sports (GTS Clothing) offers a creative blend of comfortable athletic wear and casual street wear that is perfect for hiking and outdoor activities. Being located in Saratoga Springs and so close to the Adirondack Mountains, the Park offers the perfect proving ground for these quality clothes with sustainable roots.

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