Nancie Battaglia, renowned Lake Placid, N.Y. based photographer and licensed guideBlue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Join the Adirondack Museum for a special presentation in Rochester, N.Y., "The Adirondack 46er - the Ultimate Challenge!" The program will be held Thursday, May 3 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the Adirondack Lodge at the Midtown Athletic Club. Learn about becoming a "46er" with Tony Goodwin, guest speaker and author of Ski and Snowshoe Trail in the Adirondacks, and current editor of the Adirondack Mountain Club's Adirondack Trails High Peak Region. Most recently, Tony wrote the introduction to the 2011 publication, Heaven Up-h'isted-nes The History of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers and the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. With Tony, and back by popular demand, is Nancie Battaglia, renowned Lake Placid, N.Y. based photographer and licensed guide. Both have climbed all 46 High Peaks more than just once, in fact, Tony has done so five times over. Tickets are $10 per person and proceeds benefit the Adirondack Museum. For tickets, please call the Midtown Athletic Club directly at (585) 461-2300. The program is sponsored by GRB, Genesee Regional Bank, and presented by the Adirondack Museum. The Adirondack Museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums, offers 65,000 square feet of exciting exhibitions housed in twenty-two modern and historic buildings. Visitors can explore how people have lived, worked, traveled, and played in the Adirondacks from the 19th century up to today. The museum is supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency. For additional information, visit http://www.adirondackmuseum.org/ or call (518) 352-7311.

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Photo Caption: Nancie Battaglia, renowned Lake Placid, N.Y. based photographer and licensed guide Contact: Kate Moore, Marketing Manager (518) 352-7311, ext. 109; kmoore@adkmuseum.org