50th Anniversary Issue 2019 Articles in this Issue The Sweet Spot Lisa Bramen I drove for nearly an hour on quiet roads through the northernmost part of the Adirondack Park. T-shirt shops and twi... Read More A Blue Lining Bill McKibben It is, of course, difficult to predict the future. But since I have a half-decent track record, let me offer an Adiro... Read More Crossing the Border Joe Connelly In early May of 2001, my wife and I packed up our 10th-floor apartment in Manhattan, loaded the kids in the car with ... Read More A Who’s Who of Adirondack Hermits Niki Kourofsky In 1852, a group of surveyors surprised an old man living in a crude shelter near Herkimer County’s Ice Cave Mountain... Read More Following a Thread Elizabeth Folwell This time at Cold River—the last time—his touch was light as pollen, no snapped twigs or bootprints on the familiar t... Read More Sensory Fieldwork Christopher Shaw M y friend Adam Welz, a South African naturalist and journalist, identified fish crows flying around an island in mi... Read More By the Numbers Paul Greenberg On a hot, oppressive day in the summer of 1988, an ecologist’s Chesapeake Bay retriever named Muddy made off with my ... Read More A Waking Dream: Novelist Russell Banks on His Adirondack Home Russell Banks Nearly everyone can name a place or two or, if they’re lucky, three, that for them is like no other. Those are the pl... Read More On Newsstands Now December 2023 Sleigh rides, sipping whiskey in a speakeasy and more cold-weather fun at Lake Clear Lodge, plus park-inspired gifts, the North Country’s nuclear past and a sneak peek at a park-based novel from a bestselling author. Adirondack Life Magazine Subscribe Today! Latest Articles Lake Clear Lodge’s Winter Wonderland By Adirondack Life Staying Grounded: The Ecological and Emotional Benefits of Green Burial By Bill McKibben Woodsy Chic: Adirondack-Inspired Gifts By Adirondack Life The Wigwam By John McMahon The Next Generation’s Take on the Adirondacks By Adirondack Life Regional Reads 2023 By Niki Kourofsky Masterpiece Theater: Rustic Furniture All-Stars By Annie Stoltie Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!