Oct 07, 2002 — This summer, visitors to the High Peaks found more rules and regulations than ever before. The new unit management plan bans campfires and limits the size of hiking groups. But compared with parks in Canada, the Adirondacks are still wide open. At a conference this weekend, recreation users and pro-environment groups debated a future where that could change, with access to the backcountry limited by quotas and permits. Brian Mann has our story.