Name: Kate

Role at The Mountaineer: Lead buyer of books and maps for the George K. McClelland book room and the pack wall; the Mountaineer’s francophone.

Favorite product sold at The Mountaineer: The Adirondack Reader anthology, Smartwool scarves, Black Crows, all things cartographic.

Notable outdoor adventures: Arctic Ocean sailing expedition. Road-trip to 22 National Parks in a gold, 1969 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser.

Fondest memory in the Adirondack Park: Sitting on a summit under a kettle of migrating hawks. Any close encounter with birds and wildlife.

When you’re not working, what are you going? Traveling by wind or ski, tapping maple trees. 

Favorite Quote(s): “We play on the frozen snow all winter long and in summer we play on the unfrozen snow.”  – Klaus Obermeyer