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 On Newsstands Now 2022 Guide to the Great Outdoors Exploring the park through the decades, a remote float-plane camping adventure, the High Peaks’ toughest mountain-bike route, the talus caves of Panther Gorge, hikes for every ability—and more! Adirondack Life Magazine Subscribe Today! Latest Articles Big Views and Tricky Maneuvers on Pitchoff Mountain By Lisa Ballard One Man’s Quest to Paddle the Routes of His Ancestors By Joseph Bruchac What I Didn’t See on the Way to Pine Lake By Niki Kourofsky Living the Good Life on a Lake George Island By Lisa Bramen The Over Easy Is the High Peaks’ Toughest Mountain Bike Route. No Yolk. By Jamie West McGiver Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!