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Forest ranger Megan McCone monitors 50,000 acres of state land, including parts of Saranac Lake Wild Forest and all o...
We launched the long war canoes on the St. Regis River, at the put-in just above the low dam in Keese Mill. The river...
Hunting with Helena
Helena Williams steps off the school bus and climbs the long driveway to the house at the top. Basketball season has ...
Wild Wolf Pond
Photographers refer to the “magic hour,” when light flowing through a landscape is distinctly golden, something that ...
What is the absolute lowest-carbon way to cook a piece of food? I’d been trying to reach a definitive conclusion abou...
The Great Race
It was a funny place to watch a mountain-bike race, perched on the stones lining the bank of the Sacandaga River just...
The Gear to Get
When the time comes for your next Adirondack adventure, you’ll need the right equipment to be safe and comfortable.
A Healthy Obsession
Kayaking is a sport I picked up at midlife. And while I wouldn’t exactly say learning to kayak was part of a midlife ...
On a freezing night last winter, Kristyn Abbale, 28, left Daikers, a shorefront bar popular with snowmobilers, an hou...
Tramping the East
Here are four of the 140 destinations in Eastern Trails, the Adirondack Mountain Club guidebook I author. Over five e...
At some point in prehistory, hominids came to water not to drink or to fish, but merely to enjoy the meeting of liqui...
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2022 Guide to the Great Outdoors
Why Newcomb should be on your Adirondack bucket list, plus ideas for a summer-full of family fun, carefree camping in Lake Luzerne, an epic ice-cream tour, the legacy of theme-park patriarch Charley Wood—and much more!
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