February 2020 Articles in this Issue A Graves Situation Annie Stoltie President Grover Cleveland stood on the second-floor veranda of Henry and Kate Graves’s mansion in Au Sable Forks and... Read More Becks Tavern Elizabeth Folwell “We wanted a ski cabin but we bought a hotel,” said Matt Parobeck, 45, who owns Becks Tavern and Gore Mountain Lodge... Read More Saved by a Miracle Luke Cyphers Blink and you'll miss it, an almost throwaway line in the 2004 film Miracle, one that hints at what Adirondack locals... Read More The Winter of ’32 Jane Alford Hildenbrandt My father, Ruel Alford, was the son of Harvey and Effie Alford. In the early 20th century, his family owned a great d... Read More Road Work Lisa W. Foderaro It is snowing, the flakes descending in endless, languorous swirls. Seemingly from nowhere, the snowplows emerge—yell... Read More Fastgirls Shane Mitchell On a freezing night last winter, Kristyn Abbale, 28, left Daikers, a shorefront bar popular with snowmobilers, an hou... 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!