Published Works



  • Panther Gorge. 228 pp., full color, area history & narratives with 170+ photographs. Foreword by Don Mellor, edited by Tony Goodwin.


Upcoming Articles​ & Photos

  • High-Altitude Picks: New ways to scale Panther Gorge. Adirondack Life (Jan/Feb 2020).

  • Avalanche Mountain Gully. Adirondack Explorer newsmagazine (winter 2019-2020) with photos by Kevin/written by Phil Brown.

  • Big Slide-Alpine Climbing. Adirondack Explorer newsmagazine (summer 2020) with photos by Kevin/written by Alan Wechsler.

  • Conjoined Slides: Remote Jewels of Mt. Haystack. ADK Explorer newsmagazine (2020).

Speaking Engagements

  • UPCOMING: Rocksport Climbing Gym (Queensbury), Keene Valley Library. Dates TBA.

  • St. Lawrence University First Year Program Class, 2019 Oct. 17.

  • ADK Rock Climbing Rendezvous @ High Peaks Guide House, 2019 Sept. 28.

  • ADK Rock Climbing Rendezvous @ Lake Placid Horse Show grounds, 2018 Sept. 29.

  • Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter in Potsdam, 2015 April 26.

  • 46r Fall Meeting in Keene Valley, 2014 Oct 11.

  • St. Lawrence University Geology Class, 2014.

Articles with Photographs (links best viewed with Internet Explorer)​


** Presented with permission from Adirondac, the magazine of the Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc., copyright (2012-present).
~ Presented with permission from Adirondack Outdoors, copyright (2014-present).
^ Presented with permission from Peeks, copyright (2010-present).


Photographic Contributions:​

  • "Climbing on Dimes, Scott van Laer on Marcy's East Face." 2018, 2013. Peeks: Albany: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Spring 2019.  Vol. LVI No 1. 8, 11. Print.

  • "Upper Washbowl Cliff, Phil Brown on Empress." 2018 (w/2 photos) Adirondack Life 2019 Guide to the Great Outdoors May 2019. 58-59, 61. Print.

  • "Doug Ferguson on By Tooth and Claw Chimney, Doug on By Tooth and Claw, Sharp Steel Cold Ice." LocalADK, Winter 2018, Vol. 6, Iss. 3. 28-31. Print, Online

  • "Freudian Slip on Big Slide Mtn." Peeks: Albany: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Fall 2018. Vol. LV, no.2. Cover. Print.

  • "Ranger Mecus on Saddleback Mtn. Rescue. 2018." Lynch, Mike. "How 34 forest rangers and 12 volunteers saved a hiker's life." Adirondack Explorer 2018. 2. Online, Print. 

  • "Crofoot on Agharta Wall, Gorge Panorama." 2017. Weshsler, Alan. "Panther Gorge: The Remote Adirondack Moderate Mecca You've Never Heard Of." Climbing November 2017. 18, 20-21. Print.

  • "Doug Ferguson Ice Climbing (inside cover), Curtain of Ice, Ermine". Adirondack Peeks. Albany: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Spring 2017. Vol. LIV, no.1. Inside cover,11,back cover. Print.

  • Various photos. 2016. Wechsler, Alan. "Panther Gorge Rocks." Adirondack Explorer September/October 2016. 58, 59, 61. Print.

  • Panther Gorge Ice Routes & Photos. 2016 Mellor, Don. Blue Lines 2. Print.

  • "Climbers to the Rescue." (2 rescue photos) 2016. Mellor, Don. Adirondack Explorer July/August 2016. 31,32, 61. Print.

  • Gothics South Face Climbing photos (3). 2014. Adirondack Explorer November/December 2014. 30-31. Print.

  • "Phil Brown on Bob's Knob Regular Route". 2014. Outdoor Research Verticulture May 2014. Web.

  • "Phil Brown on Chapel Pond Slab." 2 photos. 2014. Brown, Phil. Adirondack Almanack April 2014. Web.

  • "Crossing Johns Brook". 2011. Thill, Mary. Adirondack Life Magazine Online. September 2013. Web.

  • "Aerial of the Wolfjaw Slides." 2013. Brown, Phil. Adirondack Explorer November/December 2013. 55. Print.

  • "Ermine, Dix Mountain, Sunrise over the Sentinel Range, Reflections in Franklin Falls Pond, Mount Colden in the Clouds." 2007-2012. Burdick, Neal, and Maurice Kenny, eds. Adirondack Reflections: On life and living in the mountains and the valleys, Charleston: The History Press, 2013.

  • "Sunrise on Franklin Falls Pond, Morning Grasses, Bales. 2007-2009. Burdick, Neal, and Maurice Kenny, eds. North Country reflections: On life and living in the foothills and the valleys, Charleston: The History Press, 2013.

  • "Bat at Roaring Brook Falls". 2008. Stoltie, Annie. Explorer's Guide to the Adirondacks: A Great Destination: Including Saratoga Springs, 7th ed., Woodstock: The Countryman Press, 2012. 186. Print.

  • "Lower Cascade Lake from Cascade Slide". July 2012. Virtanen, Michael. "Flooding Created New Routes up Old NY Mountains." The Associated Press. Web. Sept. 2012.

  • "Rich McKenna Overlooks the Great Range". 2012. Peeks. Cadyville: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Fall 2012, Vol XLIX no.2. Back Cover. Print.

  • "Whiteface Mountain Ski Slides". 2006. Olympic Scenic Byway Sign. 2012 (Fall). Saranac Lake: Adirondack North Country Association. 

  • "Giant of the Valley". 22 Dec. 2007. Adirondack Life. Jay: Feb. 2012. 50-51. Print.

  • "Cairn on Mt. Marcy." 20 Feb. 2011. Adirondac. Lake George: Adirondack Mountain Club, Jan./Feb. 2012. Vol. LXXVI #1. Table of Contents. Print.

  • "ADKHighPeaks Winter Hikers on 46 Peaks" Poster. 18 Feb. 2012. Adirondac. Lake George: Adirondack Mountain Club, May/June 2012. 40. Print.

  • "Algonquin from Upper Cascade Lake." n.d. Peeks. Cadyville: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Fall 2011, Vol XLVIII no.2. Cover. Print.

  • "Ascending the Trap Dike, Peak Weekend." Oct. 2011. The Hill News. Canton: St. Lawrence University, Oct. 7, 2011. Vol. 123 Iss. 6. Front Page. Print.

  • "Basin Mountain’s New Irene Slide Base." 18 Sept. 2011. Adirondac. Lake George: Adirondack Mountain Club, Nov./Dec. 2011. Vol. LXXV #6. Table of Contents. Print.

  • "Phil Brown Climbing Cascade Slide Waterfall #1, #2". Sept. 2011. Brown, Phil. "Climbing the Cascade Mountain Slide." Adirondack Explorer Outtakes. n.p., Sept. 2011. Web. 3 Nov. 2011.

  • Blake & Colvin from Nippletop Mtn., Giant of the Valley, Whiteface Summit Castle, Indian Head, Algonquin from Indian Falls. 2005, 2007, 2005, 22 May 2004, 2004. Heaven Up-h’isted-ness! The History of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers and the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, Cadyville: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, 2011. 210-213. Print.

  • "Mirror Lake Reflections." n.d. A Supplement to the Jewish Exponent. Philadelphia: Jewish Exponent, 23 December 2010. 10. Print.

  • " Frosted Spruce, Mirror Lake Reflections (Horizontal), A View from the Slopes of Whiteface, A View from the Top." 2005, 2008, 2005. Emirgil, Muge. "New York'Un Beyaz Yuzu." Voyager, Istanbul, Turkey. Jan. 2010: 75-78. Print.

  • "Dix Mountain View." 5 Aug. 2006. Peeks. Cadyville: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Spring 2009, Vol XLVI no.1. Cover. Print.

  • Whiteface Mountain, n.d. Edelman, Helen S. “Destination Lake Placid.” Saratoga Experience, Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Today Newspaper, Winter 2008-2009. 32. Print.

  • Pitchoff Mountain Reunion 2007. May 2007. St. Lawrence University Magazine. Canton: St. Lawrence University, 2007. 27. Print.

  • Pitchoff Mountain Reunion 2006, May 2006. St. Lawrence University Magazine, Canton: St. Lawrence University, Summer/Fall 2006. 29. Print.

  • Hikers on Pitchoff Mountain. May 2006. St. Lawrence University Reunion ’06 Brochure. Canton: St. Lawrence University. May 2006. 3. Print.

  • "Lower Ausable Lake." 22 May 2004. Peeks. Cadyville: Adirondack Forty-Sixers, Spring 2006. Vol. XLIII, no.1. Inside cover. Print.

  • "Dragonfly on Finger, Morning at St. Lawrence University." 2000, 2004. The Stump. Canton: St. Lawrence University, Spring 2004. 9, 24. Issue 8. Print.

© 2018 by Kevin B. MacKenzie

46-R #5430W, NYS Tier 1 Rock/Ice Guide, 

Member: NYSOWA, DEC Technical Rescue Team, ARC Board, ACC Board

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