Guide to the Great Outdoors 2019 Articles in this Issue Little Peak Leath Tonino Colden is cliffy. Algonquin is steep. Marcy is the biggest of big girls. Gothics is the gnarliest of gnarly boys. And... Read More Light the Tower Carl Heilman II honor fire towers and observers by lighting the towers’ cabs at 9 p.m. on September 1. (St. Regis and Stillwater fire... Read More Mother of a Hike Lisa Ballard I’m the kind of hiker who needs a reward for my efforts, typically a bald mountaintop or a fire tower with a grand vi... Read More Turn, Turn, Turn Nicholas Spooner-Rodie I could feel the excitement grow as my dad and I stepped out of the car and we made our way down to the riverbank. Mu... Read More Tramping the East David Thomas-Train Here are four of the 140 destinations in Eastern Trails, the Adirondack Mountain Club guidebook I author. Over five e... Read More Peaks and Valleys Tony Goodwin "The burgeoning interest in backpacking, camping, and climbing has greatly increased pressure on mountain-tops, trail... Read More The 601er Annie Stoltie I n some circles the term “peak-bagger” is disparaged, the belief being that checking summits off a list in record ti... 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 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 Finding Common Ground in the Adirondacks By Brian Mann Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!