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American Mountain Men

  • Dates: August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017
  • Location: Adirondack Experience
  • Address: 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
  • Phone: (518) 352-7311
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $20 Adults, $18 Senior (65+), $12 Student (ID), $12 Youth (6-17), Children, Active Military Personnel and Members Free!
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  • The fur trade comes to life at the Adirondack Experience. Join the Adirondack Experience and educational interpreters in period dress as they showcase a variety of survival skills at the annual American Mountain Men event. During this event, visitors have an opportunity to explore and discover how life was lived in the wilderness in the 1820s to 1840s. Talk with the mountain men in their camp of tents and tipis pitched throughout the museum campus and find out about solitary and social life in the wilderness during the early19th century. You'll experience demonstrations of firearm and bow shooting, tomahawk and knife throwing, fire starting, campfire cooking, and more. The mountain men have displays of pelts and furs, clothing in eastern and western mountain styles, period firearms and much more. American Mountain Men is an organization, with chapters around the U.S., of people dedicated to "the preservation of the traditions and ways of our nation's greatest, most daring explorers and pioneers, the mountain men; to the actual conservation of our nation's remaining natural wilderness and wildlife; and to the ability of our members to survive alone, under any circumstances, using only what nature has to offer.

Adirondack Experience
  • 9097 New York 30
  • Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812