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Is there clay soil in the Adirondacks suitable for earthen primitive building?

I read the question more as "Does what I want exist here?" rather than "Is the stuff here going to be good enough quality?" So my answer was initially in that light. OP shows in comment that what was ...
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Adirondacks winter road open/closed status

Outside of identifying the organization / group that maintains the access roads you're interested in and seeing if they have a web presence, I think a good starting place would be to check out some ...
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Are wattle and daub primitive shelters suitable for the Adirondacks?

Take a closer look at european construction techniques up to the invention of asphalt and steel roofing. In general, if you can keep the water off of the building, you can use a water soluble medium. ...
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Is there clay soil in the Adirondacks suitable for earthen primitive building?

A somewhat more general answer, not focused on the Adirondacks. Most areas have an agriculture or forestry division, or natural resources division that has done extensive soil maps of the state. ...
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